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4 hrs ago | Blue Man Hoop
It's been a hectic summer for the beloved Splash Brothers of the Golden State Warriors, and it ended in a success; Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson will return the Bay Area world champions as part of Team USA, which beat Serbia 129-92 on Sunday in the final of the 2014 FIBA World Cup. Thompson had 12 points on 5-of-8 shooting and Curry finished with 10 points on 2-of-7 shooting.
8 hrs ago | SFGate
During a panel discussion at the Sports Analytics Innovation Summit last week in San Francisco, a member of the Chicago Bulls ' leadership stopped midstream in a conversation about his team's advances and offered unprompted praise of the Warriors' strides. More and more often, the Warriors are being recognized for being on the cutting edge of analytics technology, and it's not by accident.
11 hrs ago | Valley of the Suns
Jun 26, 2014; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Bogdan Bogdanovic poses for a photo with NBA commissioner Adam Silver after being selected as the number twenty-seven overall pick to the Phoenix Suns in the 2014 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports Bogdan Bogdanovic didn't play like he had throughout the 2014 FIBA World Cup.
Now, the Warriors' star is again shining for the stars and stripes, this time with a more expansive role. At 26, Curry is the second-oldest player on a U.S. team whose average age is the youngest among the 24 teams competing in the FIBA World Cup in Spain.
The experience of playing next to other elite talents and working with world-class coaches can only really be viewed as beneficial as these players prepare for the NBA season. Thompson are certainly no exception.
Mar 11, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala high fives guard Klay Thompson and guard Stephen Curry after a play against the Dallas Mavericks during the second quarter at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports Every week, the staff writers at Blue Man Hoop will take part in a roundtable discussion on a topic concerning the Warriors .
It took the Americans about a half before they could solve the Lithuanian puzzle but when they did, Team USA delivered another convincing blowout victory with a final score of 96-to-68 over Lithuania in the semifinal round of the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain. Team USA now advances to the final against the winner of the France-Serbia tiff, which is scheduled on Saturday .
May 20, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Steve Kerr poses for a photo with Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers in a press conference after naming Kerr as the new head coach for the Warriors at the Warriors Practice Facility. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports The tip off of the NBA season can't come soon enough.
American players paused from their warmups to stand and face their New Zealand opponents as they performed the haka, their traditional war dance challenge. Anthony Davis had 21 points and nine rebounds, Kenneth Faried added 15 and 11 boards and the U.S. remained unbeaten at the Basketball World Cup by beating winless New Zealand 98-71 on Tuesday.
Jerry West, smiles after being introduced as a new member of the Golden State Warriors basketball club's Executive Board, during a news conference in San Francisco, Tuesday, May 24, 2011. West, 72, will assist the Warriors ownership group and represent the organization in a wide variety of team-related functions in his role with the club.
West had one year remaining on his original deal with the team and this new deal will be tacked on, for a total of a three-year commitment from this point. This move, coupled with the new deal for general manager Bob Myers through the 2017-2018 season, puts a bow on co-owner Joe Lacob's desire to keep his front office together for the long-term as the team gets set to move into a San Francisco arena by 2018.
Key Free Agent Signings: - Shaun Livingston - Brandon Rush - Leandro Barbosa 2014-15 Golden State Warriors Roster: CT: Andrew Bogut // Festus Ezeli // Ognjen Kuzmic PF: David Lee // Draymond Green // Marreese Speights SF: Andre Iguodala // Harrison Barnes SG: Klay Thompson // Brandon Rush // Leandro Barbosa PG: Stephen Curry // Shaun Livingston // ... (more)
American players paused from their warmups to stand and face their New Zealand opponents as they performed the haka, their traditional war dance challenge.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 11:21 pm
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