When the 2019 NBA Western Conference Finals began, a sweep of the Portland Trail Blazers didn't seem likely for the Golden State Warriors. Yet, Stephen Curry and Draymond Green made it happen. Portland, to its credit, after being blown out in game one played excellent basketball. The Trail Blazers took advantage of shaky defense by the Warriors in games two, three and four and got leads to 17, 18 and
It was the tale of two halves for the Golden State Warriors in game five against the Houston Rockets. Golden State started strong and the key moving without the basketball. Kevon Looney also provided a spark off the bench with three offensive rebounds, Draymond Green facilitated the offense and Klay Thompson started out strong as well after sub par game four. The only issue Stephen Curry started slowly and managed
The Golden State Warriors blew an opportunity to take a commanding 3-0 series lead over the Houston Rockets. Will now instead look for a split on the road. James Harden coming off the eye injury played superbly. Even when on the bench, Chis Paul and the Houston Rockets bench took it to the Warriors late in the first quarter and to begin the second quarter. Building the lead to nine.
Game one of the 2019 playoffs between the Golden State Warriors and the Houston Rockets went down to the wire. Yet, not without controversy. The Rockets were not happy with a number of non-calls specifically on three-point attempts by Chris Paul and James Harden. It appeared that the Warriors defender did not give enough space to land. Replays showed a much different story. It was Paul and Harden jumping in or
The Golden State Warriors on Friday night took care of business something that didn't happen in game two when the Los Angeles Clippers rallied from a 31 point deficit and for looking ahead in game five. Kevin Durant came out on fire in the first half scoring 38 points and ending with 50 he also added six rebounds and five assists. Draymond Green provided the energy and the tone defensively
So what is the Golden State Warriors truest weapon? Curry. Durant. Klay. Draymond. Boogie. Five all-stars in one starting set? How about at times they seem off, and at times they are on. And when they are on, they are downright scary? This is not their most pertinent weapon either. A healthy team. Clicking on all cylinders. Shots falling out of the sky from all distances, angles, and forms? Nope.
As the 2018 NBA Finals shift to Cleveland, Ohio the Golden State Warriors hold a commanding 2-0 lead. Behind Stephen Curry’s nine 3-pointers, the Cavs had no answer. Cleveland would make a push and Curry would answer. Splash away. Led by LeBron James’ near triple double, Cleveland can only hope to get back in the series now that the scene shifts back to Quicken Loans Arena. Just like in the
Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Golden State Warriors : Part IV. Need we say any more. It's a rivalry that has emerged in the "Era of Superteams" and perhaps the premier Finals tilt in today's era of player movement and free agency. It's a rivalry that has plenty of star power in LeBron James, Steph Curry, Kevin Durant, Kevin Love, Draymond Green, Andre Igudoula, Klay Thompson and Tristan Thompson. Thanks to winning
The Western Conference has seen many upper echelon teams in decades past. The “Showtime” Lakers, the “Clutch City” Rockets and of course Gregg Popovich’s Spurs. Nowadays, there is a new team that has emerged in the same conversation alongside these teams. The Western Conference supremacy runs through the Bay Area. Oakland to be exact. The Golden State Warriors are the best in the West. Again. The addition of Kevin Durant
Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook has accused Golden State Warriors center Zaza Pachulia of being dirty. The incident in question refutes his take in which he says "obviously it was intentional. Nobody touched him, he fell over my leg. He tried to hurt me. But hey, that's how it goes." Westbrook claims no one touched Pachulia. Teammate Paul George has also made a similar statement. Here's the video.