The Warriors got a surprising cameo from David Lee and another big second half from Stephen Curry as the Warriors rallied to beat the Denver Nuggets 92-88 Thursday to win their first-round playoff series 4-2.
Lee was on the court for less than two minutes of game time in the first quarter, and Denver had its way early in the game, grabbing six offensive rebounds in the first quarter alone and running out to an 11-point lead midway through the second quarter. Read More
OAKLAND — Are the Warriors actually a better team without their first All-Star since 1997 on the floor?
The team is 3-0 since David Lee tore his right hip flexor and the question is being asked on sports radio, in the press room and over cocktails throughout the Bay Area. Read More
No one ever claimed sports are fair. You can condition yourself incessantly, micromanage your diet and spend hours in the film room, but when the injury bug bites, none of it matters. Read More
DENVER — All-Star forward David Lee of the Warriors is out for the season after injuring his hip during Golden State's 97-95 loss to Denver in Game 1 of their opening playoff series."Unfortunate, especially for a guy that's worked so hard and put himself in position and put us in the position that we're in today. ... But the task is still at hand so we move forward," coach Mark Jackson said.MRI results showed a torn right hip flexor. Read More
OAKLAND — Chants of "Playoffs! Playoffs! Playoffs!" rang out from fans. Confetti flew around the lower bowl of the arena.
Finally, the public address announcer told the crowd what they had longed to hear: "The Golden State Warriors are heading to the 2013 NBA playoffs!"
Believe it. Read More
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Mo Williams scored 25 points, Al Jefferson added 19 points and 12 rebounds, and the Utah Jazz regained the Western Conference's final playoff position by holding off the Golden State Warriors 97-90 on Sunday night. Read More
OAKLAND — Down 11 points early in the second quarter, Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson seemed more than satisfied with the way his team responded.
David Lee finished with 23 points and 16 rebounds, Stephen Curry added 20 points and nine assists and the Warriors shook off a slow start to ease past the New Orleans Hornets 98-88 on Wednesday night. Read More
NEW ORLEANS — Before embarking on a critical three-game road trip, the Warriors had lost eight of their previous nine games away from home. What a difference a couple of road victories can make with the playoffs in sight.
Stephen Curry scored a game-high 30 points and David Lee added 20 points and 11 rebounds for his 45th double-double of the season as the Warriors buried the New Orleans Hornets 93-72 Monday night for their second road win in as many nights. Read More
Stephen Curry scored 26 points, David Lee had 21 and the Warriors routed the New York Knicks 92-63 on Monday night for their most lopsided win of the season.
Almost two weeks after his 54-point masterpiece at Madison Square Garden, Curry shared the spotlight with his co-captain in front of a sellout crowd announced at 19,596. He was 4-for-7 from 3-point range, and Lee finished with 10 rebounds and eight assists after helping the Warriors go ahead by 27 points in the third quarter. Read More
NEW YORK — Warriors forward David Lee and Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert have each been suspended one game without pay for starting an altercation during their game that drifted into the stands.Three other players were fined for the incident in the fourth quarter of Indiana’s 108-97 home win Tuesday. Hibbert was ejected after the skirmish, which began when he and Lee exchanged shoves. Read More