Archive for the ‘Golden State Warriors’ Category

‘It’s great when there’s a target on your back’: USA untroubled with villain role

Saturday, June 15th, 2019

I'm like, you know, everybody just hates the Patriots – and I'm an Eagles fan all my life – but you've got to respect what the Patriots have done. You've got to respect what the Golden State Warriors have done. No other team has won more World Cups and Olympic gold medals than the US, who have been ranked No 1 in the world since lifting the Women's World Cup trophy in 2015.

Friday Sports in Brief

Saturday, June 15th, 2019

A California police agency will pursue a misdemeanor battery charge against Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri after the executive was accused of shoving and hitting a sheriff's deputy in the face and shouting obscenities as he tried to join his team on the court to celebrate their NBA championship. After the game Thursday in Oakland against the Golden State Warriors, Ujiri tried to walk past the deputy who was checking court-access credentials, Alameda County sheriff's spokesman Sgt. Ray Kelly said. LAS VEGAS (AP) - The NBA Finals were a smashing success for Canada all the way around.

Tom Brady offers message of encouragement to Kevin Durant after injury

Thursday, June 13th, 2019

Tom Brady offers message of encouragement to Kevin Durant after injury originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady knows a little bit about what Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant is going through right now. Durant had surgery Wednesday for a ruptured Achilles injury suffered early in Game 5 of the 2019 NBA Finals on Monday night. The injury likely will keep KD out for most, if not all, of the 2019-20 season.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. Raptors take second crack at title in Warriors' Oakland farewell The Toronto Raptors hope to celebrate the closing of Oracle Arena with a party of international magnitude when they take a second shot at the championship Thursday night in Game 6 of the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors. The Raptors were two minutes away from securing Canada's first-ever NBA title Monday in Game 5 before falling victim to a barrage of 3-pointers from Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry in a 9-2 finish that was historic on at least two levels.

Saquon Barkley praises Kevin Durant, picks Raptors over Warriors in NBA Finals

Sunday, June 2nd, 2019

Saquon Barkley praises Kevin Durant, picks Raptors over Warriors in NBA Finals originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com In the NFL offseason, New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley is moonlighting as an NBA analyst. At his youth football camp in New Jersey on Sunday, the No. pick in the 2018 NFL Draft told reporters he doesn't like the Warriors' chances against the Toronto Raptors if Kevin Durant continues to miss time with a strained right calf.

Hoosiers In The Pros: May 7-13

Tuesday, May 14th, 2019

Eric Gordon (2007-08): G, Houston Rockets -- 9 points on 4 of 10 shooting from the floor in a 118-113 loss to the Golden State Warriors on May 10. The win clinched the best-of-seven Western Conference semifinals matchup 4-2 for the Warriors, who advanced to face the Portland Trail Blazers in the Western Conference finals. The Rockets' season is complete.

Friday Sports in Brief

Saturday, April 27th, 2019

Kevin Durant scored 38 of his playoff career-high 50 points in the first half, Draymond Green had a triple-double, and the Golden State Warriors dominated in closing out the Los Angeles Clippers 129-110 Friday night to win their first-round series 4-2. The Warriors advanced to the Western Conference semifinals and will face the Houston Rockets beginning Sunday in a rematch of last year's conference finals. Golden State found itself in the unfamiliar position of trying to win a third road game in a playoff series for the first time in franchise history.

Quinn Cook rocks Sean Taylor jersey to Warriors-Clippers Game 5

Wednesday, April 24th, 2019

Quinn Cook rocks Sean Taylor jersey to Warriors-Clippers Game 5 originally appeared on nbcsportswashington.com Wednesday marked the 15th anniversary of Sean Taylor being drafted by the Washington Redskins with the No. overall pick in the 2004 NFL Draft. Golden State Warriors guard Quinn Cook took the occasion to pay tribute to the late Redskins legend.

The Warriors Should Be Worried About The Rockets

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019

This week on Hot Takedown, we're joined by FiveThirtyEight editor in chief Nate Silver as we look ahead to the second round of the NBA playoffs and the potential Warriors-vs. Rockets rematch. Some experts are picking Houston to advance, but our model still favors Golden State.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Monday, April 8th, 2019

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. The Golden State Warriors celebrated their final regular-season game in Oracle Arena with a third-quarter explosion Sunday night, producing a 131-104 win over the Los Angeles Clippers in Oakland, Calif., that clinched top seeding throughout the Western Conference playoffs. The win was Golden State's fifth in a row and 30th of the season at home.