Archive for the ‘Golden State Warriors’ Category

Steve Kerr, with a smirk, on another Patriots Super Bowl title: ‘It gets old’

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr took a jab at those who hate on dynasties, such as his Warriors. In front of a media backdrop that read “back-to-back champions,” Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr took on the most asked question in the sports world Monday.

Returning Cousins calls Warriors ‘the most hated team in sports’

Thursday, January 17th, 2019

DeMarcus Cousins is looking forward to ending almost a year out with a ruptured Achilles and debuting for the Golden State Warriors, who he believes are the "most hated team in sports". All-Star center Cousins joined the reining NBA champions in free agency on a one-year deal despite going down with injury when playing for the New Orleans Pelicans against the Houston Rockets on January 26 of last year. The 28-year-old is expected to make his long-awaited return when the Warriors take on the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center on Friday.

Ranking reveals best (and worst) sports teams of 2018

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019

The Golden State Warriors may have secured dynasty status with their third NBA title in four years, but that didn't make them the best team of 2018. Other championship teams, including the Philadelphia Eagles, Villanova Wildcats and Alabama Crimson Tide, were in the conversation but fell short of that honor, as well. Based on a ranking by FiveThirtyEight, the best team across (almost) all sports in 2018 was none other than the 108-win, World Series champion Boston Red Sox.

Atlanta or RBNY? Supporters’ Shield goes down to final day

Thursday, October 25th, 2018

The Golden State Warriors lost single-digit games in 2015-16, but lost to the Cavs in the finals. The 2007 New England Patriots went an absurd 16-0 in the NFL, but didn’t win the Super Bowl. Atlanta has a one-point lead on the New York Red Bulls, and a one-goal lead in differential.

Green accuses NBA of double standards, calls Lakers-Rockets suspensions ‘garbage’

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green has called the suspensions handed down by the NBA after the scuffle in the Los Angeles Lakers and Houston Rockets game "garbage". The Lakers' Brandon Ingram received a four-game ban, while team-mate Rajon Rondo was given a three-game penalty and Rockets point guard Chris Paul's punishment was two games.

NBA: You’d be crazy not to copy LeBron – Green

Saturday, September 8th, 2018

Draymond Green looks to follow the lead of rival LeBron James on and off the basketball court, claiming any NBA player would be "crazy not to". Green and James were on opposite sides of an intense rivalry between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers, with the former suspended for Game 5 of the 2016 NBA Finals after the pair clashed.

Hail Mary: Tony Romo to try Tour qualifying

Tuesday, August 28th, 2018

Tony Romo received a sponsor's exemption to play an opposite-field event on the PGA Tour this year. The former Dallas Cowboys quarterback and CBS football analyst has entered the Tour qualifying tournament, which starts Wednesday morning at Lantana Golf Club in Texas. This will be the pre-qualifying stage, the start of a long road toward earning status on the Tour.

Tiger on friendship with Trump: We all must respect the office

Sunday, August 26th, 2018

Tiger Woods said "you have to respect the office" as the 14-time major champion defended his friendship with United States president Donald Trump. During his time in office, controversial president Trump has been immersed in numerous sports-related issues, most notably the ongoing national anthem protests in the NFL. Trump also withdrew White House invitations to the Philadelphia Eagles and the Golden State Warriors following their championship-winning seasons in the NFL and NBA after numerous players chose not to be involved in the traditional visit.

LeBron James: President Trump using sports to divide us

Tuesday, July 31st, 2018

LeBron James believes that US president Donald Trump is using sport as a way to divide the nation. James has never shied away from speaking his mind, especially when it comes to Trump, whom he accused of turning people in the States against each other. During his time in office, Trump has been immersed in numerous sports-related issues, most notably the ongoing national anthem protests in the NFL.