Archive for the ‘Golden State Warriors’ Category

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.

Is Russell Wilson the Stephen Curry of the NFL? The Seahawks quarterback wants to be

Friday, October 4th, 2019

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson wants to be like Golden State Warriors and NBA All-Star Stephen Curry when he takes the gridiron. Wilson and Curry are champions in their respective sports – the former an NFL Super Bowl champion with the Seahawks in 2014. Curry has led the Warriors to three NBA titles since being drafted by Golden State in 2009.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Tuesday, September 24th, 2019

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. UEFA tells teams not to play where women can't watch European football's governing body (UEFA) said on Tuesday it would tell member clubs and national teams not to play games in countries where women do not have full access to stadiums. UEFA's ruling executive committee agreed that it would "recommend to its 55 national associations and all European clubs not to play matches in countries where women have restricted access to stadiums".