Durant had missed more than a month with what was termed a strained right calf before he returned for this Game 5. He scored 11 points — going 3-for-3 from beyond the arc — in the first quarter. Trying to drive past Serge Ibaka early in the second quarter, Durant fell — and it quickly […]
Each Golden State Warriors player has his own warm-up routine. Among the stars, Draymond Green hits the court almost two hours before tip-off. Stephen Curry goes through his intricate dribbling and shooting drills about 90 minutes before the game. Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant, for their part, are the final Warriors to limber up.
It’s understandable Warriors fans are frustrated, but after the run that team has had the past five years there should be nothing but joy and celebration out of Warriors nation for a while. There are Durant haters who would criticize him if he developed a coronavirus vaccine, and the only person who seems to interact […]
But despite his fears of retribution, the mother of his youngest child was surprisingly understanding of the potentially embarrassing post, replying, ‘lol u lucky i hv no shame in my game! Jus like u like them ugly a** frog shoes i love my Thailand pants! [sic]’
Rod Dreher has been warning for years on his blog about the rise of the soft totalitarianism of the left. As Tolkien fans know, it’s not so soft when you fall under the gaze of Sauron’s eye. Vicious attacks will follow, orchestrated by left-wing mobs intent upon your social and economic destruction.
On the morning of May 26, 2016, however, Jeff Beck and son Joel were lifting at a Gold’s Gym in Ocean City, Maryland, prior to Joel’s wedding that evening. It’s why, earlier that morning, Sylvia Beck disapproved of father and son hitting the gym — for fear for injury.
It was Oct. 30, and Curry had just collided with Phoenix center Aron Baynes on a drive to the rim and crumpled to the floor. X-rays would confirm a broken bone in Curry’s left hand. As soon as the Warriors learned that he required surgery, they knew that they’d need to adjust expectations.
Offseason outlook: This month, Thompson received an unenviable designation from the Athletic website: worst contract in the league. The story’s author, former Grizzlies executive John Hollinger, argued that Thompson would need to be a top-15 player each of the next four seasons to justify the five-year, $190 million deal he signed last summer.
The Players Choice Awards could be more or less credible than the mainstream awards, and we’ll have to see how this plays out over the years. I think competitive NBA players will have a harder time setting aside their biases, but they don’t have to be perfect for their awards to matter.
Dunleavy, 39, has been a critical part of Golden State’s roster makeover, helping orchestrate the sign-and-trade with Brooklyn that landed D’Angelo Russell and providing input in the deadline deal that sent Russell and others to Minnesota for a package that included Andrew Wiggins. Many in the Warriors’ organization believe Dunleavy has a promising future in […]