Warriors coach Mark Jackson jokes that his family’s financial future depends on it. General manager Bob Myers turns to inspirational quotes not to dwell on it, and fans and reporters always question it.
For all the moves made and money spent, Golden State’s entire season is resting on two surgically repaired ankles recovering — and staying at — full strength through a grueling 82-game schedule. Read More
Waterfront open space is a key aspect of the early design of a proposed new arena for the Warriors, including an open-air walkway around the building that would lead to a public observation deck and rooftop viewing platform.
Initial proposals for the 17,500-seat arena and a related retail project on Piers 30-32 were unveiled Monday by the basketball team and the two companies it hired to design the project — Snøhetta and AECOM.
I believe it should be clarified that while there may only be a dozen Warriors basketball games scheduled simultaneously with Giants baseball games each year, the arena will be used year-round for concerts and other entertainment purposes (“Warriors site might double-team traffic,” Monday). Read More
The Warriors reportedly will receive veteran point guard Jarrett Jack from the New Orleans Hornets as part of the trade that will send Dorell Wright to Philadelphia.
The Hornets received the draft rights to 2006 second-round pick Edin Bavcic in return. A 6-foot-11 forward, Bavcic, 28, was selected 56th overall by the Raptors and traded his rights to Philadelphia for cash the night of the ’06 draft. Bavcic, 28, played in Greece last season. Read More
The Warriors picked up one of the most talented offensive players in the draft by selecting North Carolina forward Harrison Barnes with the No. 7 overall pick of Thursday’s NBA draft.
Bob Myers, hired as the Warriors new general manager recently, said that his phone “almost blew up” when Barnes slipped to No. 7, because he wanted to trade up to get him. Read More
Depending on whom you ask, the Warriors either fought hard or didn’t fight at all when it came to retaining their first-round draft pick this season.
Either way, they find themselves with the No. 7 pick in today’s draft. And as the big day approaches, one conclusion is becoming more and more obvious:
This might have been pretty much a waste of time and energy. Read More
OAKLAND — A matchup of two teams with nothing to lose at the end of injury-plagued seasons saw the Warriors lose to the New Orleans Hornets 83-81 on Tuesday at Oracle Arena.
The Warriors had the lead for most of the fourth quarter, but after Hornets guard Greivis Vasquez tied the game on a layup with a minute left, the Warriors couldn’t score despite two offensive rebounds by Chris Wright. Read More
You’ve heard it before. No good deed goes unpunished. What the man who owns the Warriors heard was a backlash of boos, which while reprehensible, also was understandable.Joe Lacob has the keys to a kingdom he is trying to upgrade. The team is a work in progress. Patience is needed, we’ve been told. Read More
So, isn’t that a heck of a deal for the Warriors, trading one of the NBA’s best scorers, Monta Ellis, to Milwaukee for a tall Australian with a broken ankle? But hey, it proves the front office is willing to make moves, and didn’t Dante say something like, in times of moral crisis, the hottest places in hell are reserved for those who stand around using a zone defense? Read More
Monta Ellis’ days with the Warriors are over.
Golden State agreed Tuesday to trade the star guard to the Milwaukee Bucks along with forward Ekpe Udoh and center Kwame Brown in return for injured center Andrew Bogut and former Warriors swingman Stephen Jackson. Read More