Even though the Warriors are eliminated from the playoffs, fans will have one more chance to rub shoulders with their favorite NBA team.
The Warriors are hosting an end of season celebration Wednesday from 6 to 9 p.m. at Oracle Arena in Oakland.
Warriors players tentatively scheduled to appear include Stephen Curry, Harrison Barnes, Carl Landry, Kent Bazemore and Brandon Rush. Read More
If there is a bright spot in the Warriors’ playoff series loss to the San Antonio Spurs, it was the emergence of Harrison Barnes as a legitimate go-to guy.
With David Lee and Stephen Curry hobbled by injuries, the Warriors leaned on Barnes for offense throughout the series and he delivered until he left Game 6 with a headache.
“He certainly has elevated his game,” coach Mark Jackson said. “I think the sky is the limit for him.” Read More
Tony Parker had 25 points and 10 assists, and the San Antonio Spurs held the Golden State Warriors' starting backcourt to 13 points for a 109-91 victory Tuesday night to take a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference semifinals.
Kawhi Leonard added 17 points, Danny Green scored 16 and Tim Duncan had 14 points and 11 rebounds for San Antonio. Read More
Warriors first-year small forward Harrison Barnes was among those named to the NBA All-Rookie first team Tuesday. The 20-year-old out of North Carolina finished with a .439 field-goal percentage and averaged 9.2 points, 4.1 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game through his first regular season. 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
As you read this today, I’ll likely be in the icy Pacific Ocean off the coast of Aptos, atop a boogie board. Grinning ear to ear, I’ll be dropping into a smallish wave that will take me all the way to the shore and into the unconditionally giddy embrace of my 8- and 9-year-old daughters.Unless, of course, they drop into the wave before me — or muscle me off it. Read More
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
A week ago today, the rosters for Tuesday’s MLB All-Star Game were announced — and met with the usual hue and cry.
It’s such a tired act now. It’s trite. Cliché. Rote. All too predictable.Announce team. Brace for cries of favoritism, criticism of “the process,” and grumbling about snubs. Rinse. Repeat. Read More
The Warriors introduced their three newest members Monday at their practice facility in Oakland, and while Harrison Barnes, Festus Ezeli and Draymond Green will contribute in their own ways on the basketball court, they do share a common trait that made them attractive to the team. 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