Wiseman plays, Kuminga, Warriors top Spurs 86-85 in Summer League
James Wiseman returned and Jonathan Kuminga capped a big night with a tiebreaking free throw with 8.1 seconds left, leading the Golden State Warriors to an 86-85 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday at the Las Vegas Summer League.
Tobias Harris comes up big late as Sixers hold off Warriors
Golden State Warriors guard Damion Lee reacts after making a 3-point basket against the Philadelphia 76ers during the second half of an NBA basketball game in San Francisco, Tuesday, March 23, 2021. Tobias Harris hit a go-ahead jumper with 3:44 to play, scored another basket on the next possession and finished with 25 points and 13 rebounds to help the Sixers hold off the Golden State Warriors 108-98 on Tuesday night. AdOne member of the family delivered with a big night: Their brother-in-law, Damion Lee, scored 16 points for Golden State in 24 minutes off the bench. He will miss at least the next two games for Golden State before being re-evaluated in a week. Golden State beat the Kings 137-106 at home on Jan. 4.
LeBron, short-handed Lakers beat up on Warriors 128-97
Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) dunks in front of Golden State Warriors forward Eric Paschall (7) and center James Wiseman during the first half of an NBA basketball game in San Francisco, Monday, March 15, 2021. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)SAN FRANCISCO – LeBron James had a triple-double with 22 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds, leading the injury-depleted Los Angeles Lakers past the Golden State Warriors 128-97 on Monday night. Stephen Curry scored 27 points with four 3-pointers and became the Warriors' franchise assists leader a day after his 33rd birthday and in his 12th NBA season. Warriors: Golden State hasn't beaten the Lakers at home since a 115-101 victory on Feb. 2, 2019 — so never at the second-year Chase Center. The Warriors wrapped up their eighth back-to-back this season and third of five playing consecutive days at home.
LaMarcus Aldridge no longer with Spurs; Popovich working with veteran forward for opportunity ‘elsewhere’
San Antonio Spurs center LaMarcus Aldridge (12) is defended by Golden State Warriors center James Wiseman, middle, and forward Draymond Green during the first half of an NBA basketball game in San Francisco, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. SAN ANTONIO – The Spurs announced on Wednesday that veteran power forward LaMarcus Aldridge is no longer with the team as San Antonio tips-off the second half of the 2020-21 regular season. AdAldridge is averaging 13.7 points and 4.5 rebounds per game this season in 21 games for San Antonio. Aldridge was named to the Western Conference All-Star team three times during his tenure in San Antonio. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported the Spurs are attempting to trade Aldridge before the March 25 trade deadline.
Green notches triple-double, Warriors avenge loss to Hornets
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, left, celebrates with forward Draymond Green (23) during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Charlotte Hornets in San Francisco, Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)SAN FRANCISCO – Do-everything Draymond Green vowed to make up for losing his cool and costing Golden State a win at Charlotte last weekend. Terry Rozier made an off-balance jumper from the left corner as time expired for a 102-100 win by the Hornets. The Warriors have won three straight after having consecutive victories seven different times previously without winning a third in a row. It's the first matchup between the opponents this season and Charlotte has won three straight over the Kings.
Durant leads Brooklyn past Warriors in Golden State reunion
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, right, is defended by Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant during the first half of an NBA basketball game in San Francisco, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)SAN FRANCISCO – Kevin Durant offered hugs and handshakes all around, then left a winner in his reunion with the Warriors. “My time here at Golden State was so much fun,” Durant said. ... Brooklyn won three in a row against Golden State for the first time since March 9, 2011 through March 30, 2012. The Nets earned their first road win at Golden State since a 102-100 victory on March 30, 2012.
Curry goes off again with 10 3s as Warriors hold off Magic
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, left, dribbles against Orlando Magic forward Gary Clark during the first half of an NBA basketball game in San Francisco, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021. Curry knocked down 10 3-pointers on the way to 40 points and also contributed eight rebounds and five assists, leading the Golden State Warriors past the undermanned Magic 111-105 on Thursday night. “I just told him he looks great, he looks quick, he looks healthy, he looks like he’s loving it,” Clifford said. Nikola Vucevic had 25 points, 13 rebounds and five assists as the Magic lost a third straight game, seventh in eight and ninth of 11. ... Golden State hasn't lost two in a row at home this season.
Murray, DeRozan guide Spurs past Warriors, 105-100
San Antonio Spurs' DeMar DeRozan (10) drives against Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Feb. 8, 2021, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)SAN ANTONIO – After confounding Golden State defensively, San Antonio point guard Dejounte Murray stunned the Warriors with a 3-pointer that helped the Spurs win their third straight. Murray had 27 points, 10 rebounds and eight steals, DeMar DeRozan had 21 points and 10 assists, and the Spurs beat the Warriors 105-100 on Monday night. Murray hit a contested, step-back, 23-footer in the right corner with 12.6 seconds remaining that gave the Spurs a 101-97 lead. I feel we didn’t adjust to those changes very well.”The teams will meet again Tuesday night in San Antonio.
Doncic tops Curry in duel as Mavericks beat Warriors 134-132
Dallas Mavericks' Luka Doncic celebrates after sinking a three-point basket in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Golden State Warriors in Dallas, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)DALLAS – Luka Doncic couldn't top Stephen Curry's shoulder shimmy, or the second-best scoring night of the Golden State star's career. Doncic tied his career high with 42 points in a scoring duel with Curry, leading the Mavericks to an entertaining 134-132 win over the Warriors on Saturday. The duel between Curry and Doncic got going when they traded 3-pointers late in the first half. They did it again early in the second half, when Doncic hit another one after a Golden State turnover.
Tatum, Celtics hold off Curry and Warriors for 111-107 win
Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum, left, shoots next to Golden State Warriors guard Kelly Oubre Jr. (12) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in San Francisco, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)SAN FRANCISCO – Jayson Tatum had 27 points in picking up the offensive slack for Boston without injured Marcus Smart, and the Celtics withstood another scoring spree by Stephen Curry to beat the Golden State Warriors 111-107 on Tuesday night. Golden State then lost starting center Kevon Looney to a sprained left ankle that kept him out during the second half. Golden State was outdone on the boards 51-36. Warriors: Golden State hasn't beaten Boston at home in three tries since a 109-105 victory on Jan. 27, 2018.
Jazz rout Warriors for 8th straight; Curry now 2nd in 3s
(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)SALT LAKE CITY – Donovan Mitchell had 23 points, seven rebounds and six assists as the Utah Jazz routed the Golden State Warriors 127-108 on Saturday night for their eighth straight victory. Curry finished with 24 points, seven rebounds and seven assists to lead Golden State. Curry scored four baskets and assisted on five others to help the Warriors cut the Jazz lead to 36-28. Jazz: Bogdanovic matched his previous career high of seven assists, set in 2016, by halftime. … Utah outrebounded Golden State 69-41, and eight players made a 3-pointer.
Curry, Warriors honor VP Kamala Harris in 121-99 win over Spurs
SAN FRANCISCO – Stephen Curry had 26 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists, and the Golden State Warriors beat the San Antonio Spurs 121-99 on Wednesday night while honoring new Vice President Kamala Harris and her Oakland roots. Golden State made it consecutive impressive wins after erasing a 14-point deficit in the fourth quarter of a 115-113 road victory against the Lakers on Monday. San Antonio was coming off its biggest win of the season, beating the Trail Blazers 125-104 at Portland on Monday. While Golden State did hold a morning shootaround, coach Steve Kerr found time to watch some of the inauguration, which he called “beautiful. He definitely would be in the talk of 6th Man of the Year.”TIP-INSSpurs: San Antonio shot 4 of 33 from 3-point range overall.
Pacers stymie Curry, bounce back to beat Warriors 104-95
Indiana Pacers center Myles Turner celebrates after shooting a 3-point basket against the Golden State Warriors during the second half of an NBA basketball game in San Francisco, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)SAN FRANCISCO – Edmond Sumner earned a start for Indiana that came with a daunting assignment: defending Stephen Curry. Myles Turner made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 2:59 left and scored 22 points, Aaron Holiday converted a layup on the next possession and the Pacers held off Curry and the Golden State Warriors 104-95 Tuesday night. Golden State rookie James Wiseman picked up his fourth personal foul with 1:10 left in the second quarter. Golden State has won its last two on the Nuggets' home floor.
Stephen Curry has career-high 62, Warriors beat Blazers
Golden State Warriors guard Damion Lee, right, pours water over the head of guard Stephen Curry (30) while celebrating Curry's career-high 62 points against the Portland Trail Blazers in an NBA basketball game in San Francisco, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021. One small blemish in his brilliant night: Curry had his streak of free throws snapped at a franchise-record 80 in the first. Against Portland, Curry made a career-high 18 on his most attempts yet at 19. TIP-INSTrail Blazers: F Rodney Hood didn't play after he strained his left quadriceps Friday night and played just five minutes. ... Curry scored 20 or more in a quarter for the 27th time in his career.
Durant returns with 22 and a 125-99 Nets rout of Warriors
Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant (7) shoots as Golden State Warriors forward Kelly Oubre Jr. (12) defends with Golden State Warriors forward Eric Paschall (7) looking on from the floor during the first quarter of an opening night NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020, in New York. ... Wiseman, at 19 years, 266 days, became the third-youngest Golden State player to start a game behind Andris Biedrins (18, 352) and Anthony Randolph (19, 179). ... Golden State is starting the season on a four-game Eastern road trip. Nets: The Nets snapped a seven-game losing streak in season openers. Nets: Visit Boston on Friday in what will be Irving's first regular-season game there since leaving the Celtics.
Stephen Curry wants to stay with Warriors rest of his career
FILE - In this May 30, 2016, file photo, fans cheer as Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry yells after the Warriors beat the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 7 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)SAN FRANCISCO – Stephen Curry wants to play until he's 40, perhaps even beyond. And he wants it to be with the Golden State Warriors the entire way. “That was always the goal,” Curry said Monday on a Zoom call with reporters following the first day of training camp. Any time I say I want to play up to 40 she'll definitely give me a little look,” Curry said.
The Latest: Warriors' Green, Wiseman sidelined with COVID-19
(AP Photo/Jim Mone)The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green and No. I’m not worried about Draymond.”___Eight Carolina Panthers players have been placed on the COVID-19 list, forcing the team to close its practice facility in Charlotte, North Carolina, until Wednesday. The Bears were supposed to play Nicholls State on Tuesday night, but the Colonels had positive COVID-19 tests in their program. 1 Gonzaga was scrapped only 90 minutes before tip Saturday because a player and another person with the Bulldogs’ traveling team tested positive. The announcement comes four days after Louisville announced it was pausing team-related activities indefinitely due to a positive COVID-19 test and contact tracing measures within its program.
It’s NBA draft day: 3 things to watch from the Spurs
For the first time in more than two decades, the San Antonio Spurs will have a draft lottery selection. This year, San Antonio has been rumored in several possible draft day deals. Draft goes virtual, Spurs hosting virtual draft partyThe draft is usually held in June in New York, where Adam Silver announces the first-round picks. The Spurs are hosting a virtual draft party of their own with fan giveaways. We’re revealing our brand new #SpursFiesta court this Wednesday during the 2020 Spurs Virtual Draft Watch Party pres.
The wait is over: Delayed NBA draft finally comes Wednesday
1 overall pick in the NBA draft on Nov. 18, 2020. After multiple delays, the NBA draft finally arrives Wednesday. The draft is usually held in June in New York, where Adam Silver announces the first-round picks. It's not the draft night they wanted, but the excitement of becoming a pro player won't diminish. But at the same time, this extra time, it’s only helping me,” said forward Obi Toppin, the national college player of the year from Dayton.