The Golden State Warriors knew they had let one slip away days before Christmas against the Los Angeles Lakers.
This time, Stephen Curry made sure history wouldn't repeat against another Western Conference opponent.
He scored Golden State's first 11 points, then hit 2 of 3 shots in the fourth quarter, including his fourth 3-pointer, to lead the Warriors over the Utah Jazz 94-83 on Wednesday night. Read More
OAKLAND — Coach Mark Jackson said Saturday’s overtime loss to the Los Angeles Lakers wasn’t going to dampen the team’s Christmas spirit, saying that the Warriors are “very excited about where we are and are thrilled about where we’re headed.”While a big part of that optimism is coming from All-Star-caliber seasons from Stephen Curry and David Lee, an argument could be made that the most important player for the Warriors has been coming off the bench this season. Read More
The moment Mark Jackson saw Stephen Curry return to the court in September for the first time since the point guard’s most recent right ankle surgery, he had an epiphany.Not the kind that comes to Jackson when he preaches from the pulpit for his ministry. Nor the sort he shouts from the sideline as the Warriors’ coach. Instead, he just kept quiet and smiled about the possibilities.“You just saw like, ‘Man, that’s what I’m talking about. I can really be a better coach this year,’” Jackson said, chuckling. Read More
David Lee had 26 points and nine rebounds, Klay Thompson finished with 19 points and the Warriors brought their surprising road run home with a 103-96 victory over the struggling New Orleans Hornets on Tuesday night.After going 6-1 on the season’s longest road stretch, the Warriors built a 14-point lead in the second quarter and held off the Hornets late. Golden State (17-8) is off to its best start since the 1991-92 season, when the team began 21-8. Read More
The Warriors have had no problems so far on their seven-game road trip, but things will get a little more difficult at the next stop.
Golden State will put its four-game winning streak on the line when it visits the defending champion Miami Heat today. The Heat have taken back-to-back games and are 10-1 at home while leading the Eastern Conference in scoring.
Golden State’s duo of Stephen Curry and David Lee continues to power the team forward. The two combined for 52 points in Monday’s win at Charlotte and have each gone over 20 in all four games of the road trip. Read More
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Unlike his previous two trips to Charlotte, Stephen Curry said he didn’t have any butterflies as he stepped on the court Monday night.
Call it veteran experience — or maybe it’s just supreme confidence given the way he’s playing right now.
Curry put on quite a show for his hometown fans, finishing with 27 points, seven assists and seven rebounds to lead the surging Warriors to a 104-96 win over the struggling Charlotte Bobcats. Read More
It’s December, the Warriors have the fifth-best record in the Western Conference and they’re fifth in the NBA in rebounding. Maybe the Mayans were right after all.
While it’s still very, very early in the NBA season, the signs coming from Oakland have been extremely encouraging.After years of the run-and-gun style of Don Nelson, coach Mark Jackson’s vision for his team is starting to come to fruition. Read More
The new owners of the Warriors have made it known they intend to change the culture of the team, with their signature move being the acquisition of center Andrew Bogut in exchange for fan favorite Monta Ellis last season.
At first glance, that move doesn’t seem to have had much of an on-court impact, as Bogut did not play for the Warriors at all last season, and has played in only four games this season while still recovering from surgery on his ankle. Read More
Stephen Curry scored 20 of his 31 points in the fourth quarter and overtime, and his assist on David Lee’s go-ahead layup with 32.8 seconds left helped the Golden State Warriors beat the Dallas Mavericks 105-101 Monday night.
Curry had six points and three assists in the extra period. The fourth-year guard fed Lee on his basket that put Golden State up 101-99.
O.J. Mayo scored 27 points, including all 11 of the Mavericks’ points in overtime. His eight-footer in the lane tied it at 99 with 41.2 seconds left in overtime. Read More
Warriors coach Mark Jackson has no problem admitting the Oklahoma City Thunder provide the blueprint for what he wants his team to become.
“This is certainly a model,” Jackson said. “They had a tough time early on, winning 20-something games and going through the process. But give this front office, ownership, coaching staff a lot of credit. They stayed through to the process.”” Read More