3:41 AM EST, Wed February 10, 2016
San Francisco Chronicle 5 hours ago

Warriors’ Speights, Thompson ready for extended minutes

When reporters requested to talk to Marreese Speights and Jason Thompson after Tuesday morning’s shootaround, the reserve big men had similarly surprised reactions. Without backup center Festus Ezeli, who had surgery on his left knee Monday and will be reevaluated in 1 1/2 months, the Warriors will need to replace his 18 minutes per game. Head coach Steve Kerr said starting center Andrew Bogut could see extending playing time and rookie Kevon Looney might get some run, but the majority of the minutes will go to Speights and Thompson. Speights’ opportunities have been spotty in 2015-16,...
San Jose Mercury News 10 hours ago

Speights, Thompson will have expanded roles for Warriors

Marreese Speights and Jason Thompson are being counted on by the Golden State Warriors to replace injured backup center Festus Ezeli for at least the next six weeks.

Warriors’ Jason Thompson to start for Draymond Green

“He just has to play his game,” Warriors interim head coach Luke Walton said. Thompson, who started 405 games in seven seasons with the Kings before being traded to the Warriors this summer, is averaging 2.2 points, 2.1 rebounds and 0.7 assists.

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