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Jazz try to continue mastery of Warriors

Finding a way to catch the Warriors and topple their NBA dynasty once again served as an offseason focus for teams around the league including the Utah Jazz, who host Golden State on Friday night. Golden State didn’t sit around relaxing. The Warriors went out and added a few key pieces of their own, creating a bit of a new dynamic early in the 2018-19 season.

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We can’t stop watching Boogie swatting away children’s jump shots

We don’t know yet how DeMarcus Cousins will perform on the hardwood after recovering a torn Achilles tendon, but he’s already terrorizing elementary school playgrounds.

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Warriors fans are panicking over a social media comment left by Kevin Durant’s brother

A stray Instagram comment left by Kevin Durant’s brother is causing ripples through the Warriors fan base as the star could hit the free agent market after the 2018-19 season.

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Warriors’ long goodbye to Oakland starts by honoring past with eye to future

This was the 2,022nd Warriors game in Oakland since Franklin Mieuli first experimented with the concept of a regional franchise, and nobody is likely to commemorate the first — March 1, 1963, at the old Oakland Auditorium by Lake Merritt against the Cincinnati Royals, who now are the Sacramento Kings. Beginning with Tuesday night’s 108-100 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder in their final season opener in the Nickel-Dime — at least until Joe Lacob decides he needs a new arena to service his East Bay constituents in 2035.

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Draymond Green regularly breaks into DeMarcus Cousins’s house and eats his food

When DeMarcus “Boogie” Cousins moved to the Bay Area this summer after signing a one-year deal with the Golden State Warriors, he chose to live on the same street that teammate Draymond Green lives on.
Apparently, he might not have known what he was …

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Warriors tip-off bittersweet final season in Oakland with title celebration

If anybody understands an arena’s link to a city, to a faithful fan base, Kevin Durant does. Durant played the final NBA game in KeyArena for the Seattle SuperSonics a decade ago before the franchise’s relocation to Oklahoma City, then returned for a n…

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Warriors tip-off bittersweet final season in Oakland with title celebration

If anybody understands an arena’s link to a city, to a faithful fan base, Kevin Durant does. Durant played the final NBA game in KeyArena for the Seattle SuperSonics a decade ago before the franchise’s relocation to Oklahoma City, then returned for a n…

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L.A.-based jeweler dishes on Warriors’ 2018 NBA championship rings

Jason Arasheben, the designer of the Golden State Warriors’ 2018 NBA championship ring, told Brandon Robinson, senior writer at Baksetball Society and host of the Scoop B Radio podcast, that Draymond Green was “very opinionated” about how the ring sho…

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NBA 2018-19 predictions: Greek Freak to peak and Warriors to three-peat

How will LeBron James get on in California? Is Russell Westbrook in decline? Can anyone stop Golden State? Our writers have their say LeBron James will face the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference after his move to the Los Angeles Lakers

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NBA Preview: It’s the Warriors, and then everyone else

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver will be at Oracle Arena on Tuesday night, handing the Golden State Warriors what will be their third set of championship rings from the last four seasons. The NBA’s 73rd season starts Tuesday night, beginning a year where LeBron James will play for the Los Angeles Lakers, where Carmelo Anthony will aim to push the Houston Rockets over the top, where Dwyane Wade will take his 16th and final lap around the league. A new arena is opening in Milwaukee, eight teams will have new coaches, and everyone will be looking to see if the Warriors can win a third straight title.

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NBA Preview: It’s the Warriors, and then everyone else

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver will be at Oracle Arena on Tuesday night, handing the Golden State Warriors what will be their third set of championship rings from the last four seasons. The NBA’s 73rd season starts Tuesday night, beginning a year where LeBron James will play for the Los Angeles Lakers, where Carmelo Anthony will aim to push the Houston Rockets over the top, where Dwyane Wade will take his 16th and final lap around the league. A new arena is opening in Milwaukee, eight teams will have new coaches, and everyone will be looking to see if the Warriors can win a third straight title.

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NBA 2018-19: LeBron the Laker – what it means

LeBron James is a Los Angeles Laker – so what does that mean? It means a lot to many different people, but most importantly, it means the Western Conference has been put on notice. The Golden State Warriors are the favourites to win the title for the t…

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NBA season preview: LeBron James’ move to Los Angeles Lakers upstaged by Golden State Warriors

As far as blockbusting openings to a season go, LeBron James choosing a second exile from his Ohio homeland and riding his white horse into California to rescue the Los Angeles Lakers is as good as it gets. The Golden State Warriors did the impossible in free agency, upstaging LeBron’s arrival in LA within 24 hours of ‘The King’ announcing his decision. Until his injury in late January he was looking at a max deal with the New Orleans Pelicans.

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‘Something else going on’: Warriors reportedly worried about Patrick McCaw

The Patrick McCaw offseason saga took another strange turn over the weekend when several players came forward anonymously to express concern about their former teammate.

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NBA 2018-19: It’s a big season for – Ball, Kawhi, Carmelo, Love & Cousins

Yes, the Golden State Warriors start are red-hot favourites to win a fourth title in five years, but every team starts with a clean slate. A year ago, LeBron James was still at home in Cleveland, Kawhi Leonard was the San Antonio Spurs’ focal point to build around for the long term, Carmelo Anthony had joined the Oklahoma City Thunder with the idea of mounting a title push and DeMarcus Cousins was part of a fearsome front-court combination with Anthony Davis at the New Orleans Pelicans.

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By going west, LeBron James has reset the entire NBA

When the NBA season begins Tuesday, it will be the first time in more than a decade that LeBron James, the biggest star in the sport, won’t be playing on opening night. For the first time in 15 years he also won’t be part of the league’s Eastern Conference. Those firsts show just how much James’ offseason decision to join the Los Angeles Lakers shook up the entire league.

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12 things you might not have known about DeMarcus Cousins

DeMarcus “Boogie” Cousins surprised just about everybody when he chose to sign a one-year deal with the Golden State Warriors this offseason.

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Kevin Durant trolls Stephen Curry over Carolina Panthers loss to Washington

Golden State Warrior Kevin Durant had his moment of triumph over teammate Stephen Curry Sunday, trolling the point guard over their hometown football team rivalry — and wasting no time to roast Curry on social media.

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Warriors seek more NBA glory as title-hungry rivals lurk

Two-time NBA Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry will enjoy watching the Golden State Warriors hoist another championship banner Tuesday when they open the 2018-19 NBA campaign against Oklahoma City. “I’m still glowing,” Curry said. The Warriors boast three other All-Stars in two-time NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Kevin Durant, defensive stalwart Draymond Green and Curry’s backcourt partner Klay Thompson — plus a fifth in injured center DeMarcus Cousins, signed in July but still sidelined after left Achilles tendon surgery in January.

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Riley Curry’s dance moves go viral at Warriors’ last preseason game

You know that it’s time for the NBA season to start when Riley Curry starts upstaging Steph Curry’s on-court performances with her performances off the court. The younger Curry, who became an NBA legend for taking over her father’s post-game press con…

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