Rookie Harrison Barnes scored 19 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, making a pair of critical free throws in the final minute to help the Warriors hold off the short-handed Atlanta Hawks 92-88 on Wednesday night.
David Lee added 18 points and 10 rebounds, and Stephen Curry scored 12 to put the Warriors ahead by 13 points early in the fourth quarter. The Hawks hacked that lead to two but Barnes and Jarrett Jack each made a pair of free throws to seal Golden State’s victory. Read More
David Lee played through an illness to finish with 22 points, 14 rebounds and six assists, and the Golden State Warriors outlasted the undermanned Cleveland Cavaliers 106-96 on Wednesday night.
Stephen Curry scored 21 points to go with six assists, and reserve Carl Landry added 19 points and nine rebounds to help the Warriors take a 17-point lead in the second quarter, go down a basket in the third and cruise to victory in the fourth. Read More
Carl Landry scored 14 of his 17 points in the fourth quarter and the Warriors overcame an awful post-contract night by Stephen Curry to beat the Phoenix Suns 87-85 in the teams’ season opener Wednesday. Read More
If the stars line up in Oakland this year, the Warriors might just fulfill coach Mark Jackson’s promise from last season and make the NBA playoffs. The potential is ripe, as usual, but Jackson isn’t guaranteeing anything this year.
But as the 2012-13 season tips off in Phoenix tonight, Jackson is adamant about at least one thing: Klay Thompson’s rookie season wasn’t a fluke.
“He’s a big-time player,” Jackson said. Read More
While the Warriors already knew they’d open their season Christmas night, they learned Tuesday they’ll be spending a whole lot of time at home during the opening months of the season.
Golden State will play its first four games and 17 of its first 26 games in the friendly confines of Oracle Arena. Read More
With the NBA regular season scheduled to kick off Christmas Day, the Warriors will have only two preseason chances to work out all the kinks thanks to the lockout. The Warriors will host the Sacramento Kings on Dec. 17 at 7:30 p.m. and then play the Kings at Power Balance Pavilion on Dec. 20 at 7 p.m., the team announced Thursday.
Tickets are expected to go on sale soon, though an exact timetable was not given. For more information, visit www.warriors.com. Read More
We Believe: It’s the mantra the Warriors embraced in 2007 when they finally made the postseason after a 13-year drought, and then stunned the top-seeded Dallas Mavericks in the first round.
Fast forward to 2011. The Mavericks are world champions. The Warriors ... well, they haven’t made the playoffs since. Read More
Chris Mullin has come a long way, from the consolation prize in the 1985 draft to a richly deserved induction into the basketball Hall of Fame today.
The NBA had just started its draft lottery in 1985, and Al Attles was the Warriors representative when the lottery order was decided and televised. Patrick Ewing was the big prize, and the nation could see Attles’ stricken look when the Warriors were slotted at No. 7. Read More
The Warriors are scheduled to open their season Nov. 2 in a nationally televised game against the Los Angeles Lakers at Oracle Arena. Read More
Oakland just can’t seem to stay out of the biblical spotlight. First, that wacky old minister blows his Rapture prediction, then those wacky Warriors bring in the basketball Messiah to resurrect their downtrodden team.
Jerry West sounded every bit the franchise savior when introduced as Golden State’s new team adviser and executive board member in San Francisco on Tuesday. Read More