As we sit and patiently await the return of basketball and the first games at Chase Center, the Dubs continue to stay active while gearing up for the 2019-20 season. Take a peek at what the team has done to stay ready and more with the latest headlines from around the web. With a number of new faces on the squad, check out six storylines Dub Nation should keep tabs on for the upcoming season. » Read Full Story Dubs General Manager Bob Myers knew what kind of talent he received with guard D'Angelo Russell, but Russell's personality has pleased Myers even more: “I'm happier now than I was even when we did it, knowing more about who he actually is.” » Read Full Story Click here to hear the full
Before James Harden changed the equation of NBA mathematics, Allen Iverson played his own numbers game. Each embraced a version of quantity over quality, with Harden rewriting the record books on three-point attempts and Iverson posting the second-highest career field-goal attempt average of the three-point era. Each was an isolation assassin. Harden's is-that-even-legal step-back might one day be archived in a museum alongside Olajuwon's Dream Shake, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's skyhook, Michael Jordan's fadeaway and Dirk Nowitzki's one-legged leaner. Iverson's killer crossover amassed a body count in the triple digits. These were bucket-getters of the highest order. Iverson collected four scoring
Despite the fact Curry shows no signs of slowing down, some analysts expect him to fall from his lofty NBA superstar status in the near future.
Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors shared the floor with some kids in a pickup game. And the two-time MVP didn't take it easy on them. Peep the clip below posted by Chris Montano of Def Pen Hoops. You can see Curry instructing his teammates to go to their spots on defense. On offense, Curry drained his signature 3-pointer and showed off his handles en route to a layup finish. It seems that Curry is enjoying the offseason very well. After their loss to the NBA Finals, Curry was off the radar for a while but he later kicked off his tour all over the world promoting his brand, hosting basketball camps, and doing all sorts of extracurricular activities. He's also doing some great charity
The Warriors enter the 2019-20 season at a crossroads. With Kevin Durant off to Brooklyn, Klay Thompson out for an extended time and eight new faces on the roster, Golden State looks to continue their Western Conference dominance. To get you ready, here are six storylines to follow entering the season. KD Gone For the first time in three seasons, the Warriors will enter a season without Durant in the lineup. Durant left the Bay Area for the Brooklyn Nets last month, casting a glaring hole in the Warriors lineup. Last season, he averaged 26 points, 6.4 rebounds and 5.9 assists amid reports he was leaving Golden State in free agency. By the postseason, he was playing arguably the best basketball
DAVID GREENE, HOST: NBA superstar and golf lover Steph Curry gave students and faculty at Howard University a special gift on their first week of classes. On Monday, Curry announced he'd be sponsoring the historically black college's first Division I men's and women's golf teams. He spoke about the sponsorship in a video that the university posted on Twitter. (SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING) STEPHEN CURRY: To provide scholarships for men and women to play the game, to go to Howard, to invest in their education. It's just exciting to be a part of that mission, that journey, that process. NOEL KING, HOST: Curry says he was inspired by this random encounter that he had back in January. He was visiting
Although the game between Team USA and Australian Boomers were witnessed by more than 50,000 fans at the Marvel Stadium in Melbourne, a significant amount of people were disappointed because they weren't able to see NBA superstars Stephen Curry and LeBron James, who were part of the promotional materials used for the exhibition matches. Obviously, they are not part of the current US men's national basketball team roster. Fortunately, the organizers of these exhibition games have decided to issue refunds to the fans who were expecting to see Bron and Steph, according to a report by Justin Bergman (via NBA.com). Despite the huge crowd, Australian media reported that some fans were issued refunds