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Golden State Warriors News

Feb 22

Warriors decide on how to spend time in D.C. in lieu of White House visit

In lieu of visiting the White House, the Warriors have decided to go on a private tour of an undisclosed location on Feb. 27, a team source confirmed with The Chronicle.

ESPN was first to report news of Golden State’s plans for its on…

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Feb 22

Steve Kerr praises students advocating for stricter gun control

After practice Wednesday night, Warriors head coach Steve Kerr lauded the high school students who are advocating for stricter gun control measures.

“I think it’s phenomenal what those kids are doing,” Kerr said. “It’s heroic. It’s he…

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Feb 22

Warriors’ Jordan Bell nearing return from ankle injury

Warriors forward Jordan Bell took the next step Wednesday night in his recovery from a swollen left ankle, participating in his first full-court scrimmage in more than a month.

“He went through everything, and there was no noticeable …

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Feb 22

Back from break, Warriors look to remedy slow starts

To help ease his four All-Stars back into the regular-season grind, Warriors head coach Steve Kerr gave them two days off after Sunday’s All-Star Game.

Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, Draymond Green and Klay Thompson didn’t return to pra…

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Feb 22

Warriors in discussions to play Kings in preseason game in Seattle

The Warriors are in discussions with the Kings to schedule a preseason game next season in Seattle, The Chronicle has confirmed with a team source.

The Sacramento Bee was the first to report the teams’ intention to play in Seattle on …

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Feb 21

Draymond Green talks Warriors parties, his favorite hobbies on new Kevin Hart show

The show’s gimmick — Hart interviewing athletes while they both soak in an ice bath — was a natural fit for the effusive Green.

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Feb 21

Steph ‘still ain’t replied’: Jordan Bell shares the best texts he’s gotten from Warriors teammates

Stephen Curry did not come through on his furniture promise.

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Feb 20

LeBron James renews quest for another NBA title

LeBron James had a trophy in his hands and a smile on his face.

That was Sunday at the All-Star Game, when James again rose above the NBA’s best in winning a game and MVP honors.

What he really wants is to be celebrat…

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Feb 20

Most NBA players endorse changes to All-Star Game format

LOS ANGELES — Stephen Curry would love to be an NBA All-Star Game captain again next year, especially because the game will be in the guard’s hometown of Charlotte, N.C.

LeBron James would be OK with someone else taking his place, dep…

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Feb 19

LeBron James calls reunion with Kyrie Irving ‘phenomenal’

LOS ANGELES — One of the more intriguing subplots in Sunday’s All-Star Game was that two pairs of former teammates with much-publicized rifts — LeBron James and Kyrie Irving, and Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook — were all on the court again as memb…

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Feb 19

Kevin Durant gets bragging rights over Warriors’ teammates in All-Star Game

LOS ANGELES — With his team nursing a two-point lead at the start of the third quarter Sunday night, Stephen Curry took his seat on the bench, grabbed a box of popcorn and munched his favorite snack.

A short clip of the scene rippled …

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Feb 18

Warriors Off Court, Ep. 10: Breaking down a politically-charged All-Star Weekend

LOS ANGELES — In Episode 10 of the Warriors Off Court podcast, Golden State beat writer Connor Letourneau and sports columnist Scott Ostler break down their experiences at All-Star Weekend.

What are the takeaways from a politically-ch…

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Feb 18

Klay Thompson names his ideal Olympic bobsled team

Stephen Curry may have picked his All-Star team, but Klay Thompson has his eye on another group of champions.

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Feb 18

Drake is back ripping Draymond Green’s fashion sense again

Draymond Green once made fun of Drake’s fashion sense on-camera, and the rapper clearly hasn’t forgotten it.

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Feb 18

Warriors’ Klay Thompson finishes second in 3-point contest

LOS ANGELES — For the second straight year, Warriors guard Klay Thompson arrived at the three-point contest as the prohibitive favorite, only to watch a new champion hoist the trophy.

Suns guard Devin Booker drained 20 of his 25 three…

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Feb 18

LeBron James: ‘I won’t shut up and dribble.’

LeBron James didn’t lash back at his newest TV critic Saturday, rather James seemed to see the criticism directed at him and Kevin Durant by Fox Network commentator Laura Ingraham as furthering a necessary dialogue.

“I actually laughe…

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Feb 18

Kevin Durant on relationship with Russell Westbrook: ‘It’s all love’

LOS ANGELES — A year after his rift with Russell Westbrook dominated All-Star Weekend, Kevin Durant’s relationship with Westbrook appears to have thawed.

The two superstars, who are both on “Team LeBron” for Sunday evening’s All-Star …

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Feb 17

Klay Thompson readies for ‘pinch-myself moment’ at All-Star Game

LOS ANGELES — Classes seemed painfully long to Klay Thompson on days when the Lakers had home games because the eighth-grader knew what awaited after that final bell rang: Rides to Staples Center with his father, Lakers radio analyst Mychal Thompson.

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Feb 17

Kevin Durant calls Laura Ingraham’s commentary ‘racist’

LOS ANGELES — Speaking at an NBA Cares event Friday at All-Star Weekend, Warriors forward Kevin Durant took issue with a recent Fox News segment in which host Laura Ingraham called for Durant and LeBron James to “shut up and dribble” rather than criti…

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Feb 17

Warriors’ 4 All-Stars try not to overload themselves in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Intent on maximizing his first All-Star Weekend two years ago, Warriors forward Draymond Green seldom said no. Those four days in Toronto were a blur of promotional events, photo shoots, media availabilities, after-parties — anything he …

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