Golden State Warriors

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Warriors Assistant Coach Dies After Heart Attack at Team Dinner

Dejan Milojevic was 46

(Newser) - Golden State Warriors assistant coach Dejan Milojevic, a mentor to two-time NBA MVP Nikola Jokic and a former star player in his native Serbia, died Wednesday in Utah after suffering a heart attack, the team announced. Milojevic, part of the staff that helped the Warriors win the 2022 NBA championship,...

NBA Player Suspended Indefinitely After Smacking Opponent

Draymond Green says he didn't mean to hit Jusuf Nurkic in the face

(Newser) - The NBA has suspended Draymond Green indefinitely after the Golden State Warriors player struck a Phoenix Suns player in the face during the Warriors-Suns game in Phoenix Tuesday night. Green apologized to Jusuf Nurkic after the game, saying he did not intend to strike him: "I sell calls with...

Warriors Slap 'Fake Klay' With a Lifetime Ban

YouTuber made it into Chase Center by impersonating player

(Newser) - A YouTuber who impersonated Golden State Warriors player Klay Thompson to get into the team's San Francisco arena before Game 5 of the NBA Finals has been banned for life, the team says. In a YouTube video , Dawson Gurley can be seen strolling past security guards, wearing a Warriors...

NBA Coach Refuses to Talk Ball, Shouts About Shooting

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr makes forceful call for legislative action

(Newser) - At a press conference ahead of game 4 of the Western Conference Finals, Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr refused to talk about the game. "I'm not going to talk about basketball," he began. "Nothing has happened with our team in the last six hours....

The Jazz Beat the Warriors. Then Someone Found a Shoebox

Salt Lake City's Vivint Smart Home Arena evacuated after 'suspicious' package found

(Newser) - The Utah Jazz beat the Golden State Warriors Friday night 113-109, but unexpected excitement came after the last ball had been thrown. Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City was evacuated just minutes after the NBA game had ended, Fox News reports. The cause of the clear-out: Salt Lake...

Raptors Capture First NBA Title
Raptors Capture First NBA Title

Raptors Capture First NBA Title

They beat Warriors 114-110 in Game 6

(Newser) - "We the North!" is now "We the Champs!" The Toronto Raptors captured Canada's first NBA championship—and the country's first major title in 26 years—with their most remarkable road win yet in the franchise's NBA Finals debut, outlasting the battered and depleted...

Sometimes, a Sports Injury Goes Beyond the Game
Fans' Reaction to Injured
Star Doesn't Sit Well
the rundown

Fans' Reaction to Injured Star Doesn't Sit Well

Golden State's Kevin Durant goes down, and Toronto crowd cheers

(Newser) - Some sports injuries are bigger than others, and this one appears to fall onto the monumental side of the scale. One of the NBA's best players, Golden State's Kevin Durant, returned from a leg injury to play Game 5 of the finals against the Toronto Raptors Monday night—...

She Took Jay-Z's Drink Order. Then Came the Death Threats

Nicole Curran says misinterpreted look on Bey's face at NBA game led to 'cyberbullying'

(Newser) - Cyberbullying over a citrus slice? That's what Nicole Curran is claiming after an incident at an NBA Finals game Wednesday that she says led to death threats and the deletion of her Instagram account. ESPN reports that Curran, the wife of Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob, had been...

Warriors Co-Owner Banned for 'Unacceptable Misconduct'

Mark Stevens shoved, swore at Toronto Raptors player

(Newser) - If the Golden State Warriors stage a comeback and win the NBA Finals, co-owner Mark Stevens won't be there to see it. The Silicon Valley billionaire has been banned from NBA games and team events for a year and fined $500,000 for shoving Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry...

NBA Star Responds After Girl's Plea About His Shoes

Riley Morrison wanted to know why Steph Curry sneakers came only in 'boys' sizes

(Newser) - Riley Morrison knew which shoes she wanted on her feet as she kicked off her basketball season. Unfortunately, she appeared not to have the right feet. "Girls want to rock the Curry 5s too," the 9-year-old Golden State Warriors fan from Napa, Calif., wrote in a letter to...

Dynasty? Golden State Just Made a Powerful Case

Stephen Curry's Warriors sweep LeBron James' Cavaliers, win 3rd title in 4 years

(Newser) - Stephen Curry scored 37 points, Kevin Durant added 20 and a triple-double, and the Golden State Warriors stamped themselves a dynasty after winning their second straight NBA title and third in four years Friday night. The Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 108-85 to complete a sweep and perhaps drive LeBron...

Cleveland Player Swears He Didn't Lose Track of Score

But JR Smith's weird decision may have cost the Cavaliers Game 1

(Newser) - Ouch. Golden State beat Cleveland in overtime Thursday in Game 1 of the NBA Finals, and everybody on Friday was still talking about the odd move by Cleveland's JR Smith late in regulation. You can watch the video here : With the score tied at 107 in the final seconds,...

On the Line for Senators During NBA Finals: Booze

California, Ohio pols bet each other wine, beer as Warriors take on Cavaliers

(Newser) - With the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers meeting for their f ourth straight NBA finals , senators from Ohio and California are keeping things interesting with a bet. California Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris have bet a case of California chardonnay and a case of beer from Anchor...

Cleveland, Golden State Set for 4th Straight NBA Finals

Both won Game 7s in conference finals

(Newser) - Here we go again. And again. And, well, again. Round 4—as many predicted, and others probably lamented—is happening. Cleveland and Golden State will meet for the fourth straight year in the NBA Finals, the Warriors looking for a third championship in that span and LeBron James and the...

Report: Sports Anchor Stole Jacket From Team Employee

Mike Shumann angers Golden State Warriors

(Newser) - Golden State Warriors players are reportedly refusing to do interviews with ABC7/KGO-TV sports anchor Mike Shumann—apparently not because they don't like his coverage, but because they don't want him to take their stuff. The players are angry about an incident last week, when the longtime Bay Area...

Warriors Skipping White House on Washington Visit

'We're not going to politicize anything, we're just going to hang out with some kids,' champs say

(Newser) - The Golden State Warriors are heading to Washington, just not to the White House. The traditional champions' invitation was never granted from President Trump—and it appears the Warriors might have declined it, anyway. So they plan to spend their day in the city with local children Tuesday, the AP...

Warriors: Trump 'Made It Clear We Are Not Invited'

Steph Curry and Co. are fine skipping White House visit; Trump keeps up attack on NFL

(Newser) - The Golden State Warriors appear to be good with skipping a victory lap at the White House in wake of President Trump's war of words with Steph Curry, the NBA, and the NFL, reports CNN . "While we intended to meet as a team at the first opportunity we...

Steph Curry Gets Biggest Contract in NBA History
Steph Curry
Just Made
NBA History

Steph Curry Just Made NBA History

Golden State Warriors star agrees to biggest contract ever in NBA

(Newser) - That'll buy a lot of fresh mouthguards . Business Insider reports Stephen Curry has agreed to the biggest contract in NBA history at $201 million over the next five years. The Golden State Warriors star becomes the first NBA player to earn a so-called "supermax" contract—one over $200...

Durant, Curry Lead Warriors to NBA Title
Warriors Clinch
NBA Title in Oakland

Warriors Clinch NBA Title in Oakland

It was first home series win in Bay Area since 1974

(Newser) - MVP Kevin Durant capped his spectacular first season with the Golden State Warriors by bringing home that coveted NBA championship he joined Golden State last July so determined to get, scoring 39 points in a fast and furious, Finals-clinching 129-120 victory over LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game...

Can Cavs Make History? They Just Took Step One

LeBron James and Cleveland now trail Golden State 3-1 in finals

(Newser) - The celebrating after Game 4 was done by Cavaliers fans, not Golden State players, their families, or anyone else dressed in blue and gold who came looking for a historic party. "Cavs in 7! Cavs in 7!" Cleveland fans chanted as they walked toward the exits. Yes, the...

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