Archive for the ‘Golden State Warriors’ Category

Thursday Sports in Brief

Friday, March 6th, 2020

Stephen Curry scored 23 points for Golden State in his anticipated return after missing more than four months with a broken left hand, but the Toronto Raptors beat the Warriors 121-113 Thursday night to clinch a playoff spot. After being sidelined 58 games, Curry led Golden State out of the tunnel to a big ovation - as loud as his neon sneakers, one pink and one yellow. The NFL Players Association sent ballots to members Thursday for voting on the proposed collective bargaining agreement, giving the union a week to either ensure another 11 years of labor peace or send the matter back to the drawing board.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Thursday, March 5th, 2020

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. Paris marathon postponed due to coronavirus The Paris marathon has been postponed from April 5 to Oct. 18 due to the coronavirus outbreak, organizers said on Thursday. "In order to avoid a late cancellation that would penalize the participants, we have, in agreement with the Paris mayor's office, decided to postpone the Paris marathon to Oct. 18," Amaury Sports Organisation (ASO) said in a statement.

Golden State Warriors enter NBA’s $4B club amid on-court struggles: Report

Tuesday, February 11th, 2020

The Golden State Warriors have compiled a league-worst record this season, but team ownership received a valuable consolation prize in Forbes' latest rankings of NBA team valuations. The Warriors are worth an estimated $4.3 billion, according to Forbes, with $440 million in revenue in the 12 months prior to February 2020. Golden State is one of just three teams to draw a valuation of at least $4 billion in Forbes' rankings.

Gay NBA Team President Rick Welts Just Married His Longtime Boyfriend

Tuesday, January 14th, 2020

Rick Welts, who in 2011 became the first prominent U.S. sports executive to publicly identify as a gay man, has tied the knot. The president and chief operating officer of the Golden State Warriors wed his partner?, Todd Gage, in a Jan. 10 ceremony at San Francisco's City Hall. Mayor London Breed was the couple's officiant.

AP Sportlight

Sunday, January 12th, 2020

1962 — Wilt Chamberlain scores an NBA regulation-game record 73 points to lead the Philadelphia Warriors to a 135-117 triumph over the Chicago Packers. 1971 — Lenny Wilkens of the Seattle Supersonics, at 33, becomes the oldest All-Star MVP as he scores 21 points to give the West a 108-107 victory over the East. 1974 — The Miami Dolphins win their second straight Super Bowl in their third straight appearance with a 24-7 victory over the Minnesota Vikings.

COACHING CORPS, NBC SPORTS BAY AREA ANNOUNCE 6TH ANNUAL “COACHING CORPS GAME CHANGER AWARDS,” TOP BAY AREA ATHLETES TO HONOR INFLUENTIAL COACHES AND MENTORS

Wednesday, January 8th, 2020

COACHING CORPS, NBC SPORTS BAY AREA ANNOUNCE 6TH ANNUAL "COACHING CORPS GAME CHANGER AWARDS," TOP BAY AREA ATHLETES TO HONOR INFLUENTIAL COACHES AND MENTORS "Coaching Corps Game Changer Awards" Presented by Levi's® Airing Tuesday, January 28 at 7:30 p.m. on NBC Sports Bay Area Golden State Warriors Forward Eric Paschall, San Francisco 49ers Defensive End Arik Armstead, Oakland A's Outfielder Stephen Piscotty, San Francisco Giants Coach Ron Wotus and Oakland Raiders Tight End Darren Waller will Honor Their Coaches and Mentors SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.

Damian Lillard calls Warriors’ move to San Francisco a ‘money grab’

Tuesday, November 5th, 2019

The Golden State Warriors finally got their first win in their shiny, new San Francisco arena on Monday night, a 127-118 win over the Portland Trail Blazers. The Blazers' Damian Lillard wasn't thrilled about the loss, but he was also unhappy about something else: the existence of the Warriors new arena, Chase Center. Lillard is an Oakland native and doesn't approve of the Warriors moving out of his hometown.

Friday Sports in Brief

Saturday, November 2nd, 2019

Stephen Curry underwent surgery on his broken left hand and the Golden State Warriors say he will miss at least three months but is expected to make a full recovery. The Warriors announced Curry had undergone surgery Friday morning performed by Dr. Steven Shin at the Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute in Los Angeles. Specialists examined a CT scan Curry had Thursday, a day after the two-time MVP broke his non-shooting hand in the third quarter of a 121-110 home loss to the Phoenix Suns.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

Fritz fired 14 aces, won 85% of his first service points and needed to convert only one break point in the second set to dispatch the German in straight sets. NBA notebook: Warriors' Thompson 'unlikely' to return this season Klay Thompson is unlikely to play this season, Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr told NBC Sports Bay Area. Thompson will be nine months removed from a torn left anterior cruciate ligament in April, at which point the Warriors aren't comfortable risking re-injury by playing the All-Star guard before he's 100 percent healthy.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

NBA notebook: Warriors' Thompson 'unlikely' to return this season Klay Thompson is unlikely to play this season, Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr told NBC Sports Bay Area. Thompson will be nine months removed from a torn left anterior cruciate ligament in April, at which point the Warriors aren't comfortable risking re-injury by playing the All-Star guard before he's 100 percent healthy. "It's unlikely that he's going to play this year," Kerr said.