Matt Barnes isn’t fazed by the lockout.
The Northern California native and one-time Warriors player has enough on his plate as it is, having just begun playing for his San Francisco Pro-Am club, the Dream Team, on Thursday, planning a celebrity golf tournament with Athletes vs. 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
BART passengers travelling on the system today got a double-dose of unexpectedly good news — a free ticket and a chance to rub elbows with an NBA basketball player.Riders at Rockridge Station in Oakland and the Embarcadero Station in downtown San Francisco were treated to free tickets this afternoon, courtesy of Stephen Curry and Ekpe Udoh of the Golden State Warriors. Read More
The Warriors have always been the passion play in this town.
When they have mattered, the buzz would kick in on the drive down Interstate 880. The parking lot would simmer. And, when the Warriors were about to tangle with a key Western Conference rival, the Arena in Oakland would pulsate, ready to explode. Read More
I discovered “the beautiful game” by chance. During a junior high gym class, my Israel-born P.E. teacher needed a volunteer goalkeeper.
When a hard shot somehow found its way into my mid-section, I had the thrill of making my first save.
Following a senior-season recruiting phone call from Hall of Fame coach Joe Morrone, I played two unspectacular seasons for him at the University of Connecticut. Talk about intense and committed. Read More
The NBA has a problem.
In years past, the basketball fan could shrug off a boring, effortless regular-season game between forgettable teams in the dead of winter, citing an endless schedule and ridiculous travel, and remind themselves that the playoffs would feature some high-intensity hoops.
Unfortunately, this year, the playoffs leading up to the Boston Celtics-Orlando Magic and Los Angeles Lakers-Phoenix Suns failed to live up to the “high-intensity” billing. Read More
All hail the commissioner. Bow in fear to the guardians of our beloved games because these benevolent despots have carte blanche to do almost anything. Just keep that TV money rolling in and fans turning out in droves and team owners would probably elect Fidel Castro. Read More
If you have a Facebook account, you’re well aware of the “status update.”
For the uninitiated, a status update is a statement telling friends and online acquaintances exactly what the user is doing or thinking. I was once a harsh critic of the social-media craze, and I held out for as long as I could, but I’m now as addicted to Facebook as LeBron James is to attention. Read More