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NBA results and news, Oct. 31

The Cavaliers have signed starting center Anderson Varejao to a contract extension. From his second season to his third in the NBA, Alec Burks doubled his scoring and assist averages and improved his field goal percentage as well. Burks agreed to a four-year, $42 million contract extension on Friday that could be worth $45 million after incentives, a person with knowledge of the deal said.

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San Jose Mercury News Oct 30, 2014

Warriors decline contract option for next season on guard Nemanja Nedovic

The Warriors announced did not exercise the third-year contract option for next season on guard Nemanja Nedovic, the team's 2013 first-round draft pick. The team did exercise the fourth-year contract options on forward Harrison Barnes and center Festus Ezeli

Marreese Speights gives Warriors unexpected spark off bench

Warriors head coach Steve Kerr spent half of his 15-season NBA career getting consistent playing time and half of it riding the pine, so he knew what Nemanja Nedovic and Marreese Speights were feeling when they didn’t get off the bench in last Friday’s preseason finale. With starting power forward David Lee sidelined with a strained left hamstring and starting center Andrew Bogut ailing with a migraine and foul trouble, Kerr turned to Speights much earlier than planned. Speights, who’s 6-foot-10, 255 pounds, finished with 16 points on 8-for-13 shooting and provided the Warriors with a...

Warriors win opener, rout Kings on road

With power forward David Lee sitting out with a strained left hamstring and Bogut ailing on the bench with four fouls and an illness, Kerr employed a small-ball lineup that sparked the Warriors’ 95-77 season-opening victory. Curry and Thompson combined for 43 points on 17-of-19 free-throw shooting, and Marreese Speights chipped in 16 points and five rebounds after not playing in the team’s dress rehearsal of a preseason finale Friday. Bogut didn’t make it from his “death bed” at the hotel to the arena until about 25 minutes before the game, and any time he was on the bench, he...

Game 1: Warriors 95, Sacramento 77

SACRAMENTO – Steve Kerr had a detailed plan going into his regular-season debut as the Warriors’ head coach. He wanted start big with Andrew Bogut and stay big with prearranged minute strategies for Fetus Ezeli and Ognjen Kuzmic against the Kings’ powerful frontline Wednesday at Sleep Train Arena. But sometimes the best-laid plans have to be altered. With power forward David Lee sitting out with a strained left hamstring and Bogut ailing on the bench with four fouls and an illness, Kerr employed a small-ball lineup that sparked the Warriors’ 95-77 season-opening victory. Trailing by...

Warriors news and notes, Oct. 29

SACRAMENTO — The Warriors finished up most of their offseason decision-making Wednesday, deciding on the futures of three young players while leaving open the negotiations on a contract extension with Klay Thompson. The team is expected to pick up the fourth-year player options on forward Harrison Barnes and reserve center Festus Ezeli and to decline the third-year option on reserve guard Nemanja Nedovic, according to Warriors sources. Thompson’s agent and the Warriors remain in contact in hopes of doing a deal by Friday — communication that will continue during the season if they...
Oakland Tribune Oct 29, 2014

Warriors start Harrison Barnes over Andre Iguoada in opener

Coach Steve Kerr elected to have veteran Iguodala come off bench against Kings.
Oakland Tribune Oct 29, 2014

Warriors GM expects Klay Thompson contract talks to extend into season

Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers said Wednesday he expects contract extension talks with guard Klay Thompson's agent, Bill Duffy, to continue into the start of the season

Warriors’ Bob Myers on Klay Thompson contract extension talks: ‘We’re talking, and we’ll see’

Warriors general manager Bob Myers expects contract extension talks with guard Klay Thompson’s agent, Bill Duffy, to continue into the start of the season. Myers told 95.7 The Game on Wednesday before the team’s season opener in Sacramento that the… Continue Reading →The post Warriors’ Bob Myers on Klay Thompson contract extension talks: ‘We’re talking, and we’ll see’ appeared first on Inside the Warriors.

Warriors grant leukemia patient’s ‘last wish’

David Lee was upset early Monday about a hamstring strain that is expected to sideline him for the Warriors’ season opener when he came across a tweet about Ryan. Ryan Manansala of San Jose is battling Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia, and… Continue Reading →The post Warriors grant leukemia patient’s ‘last wish’ appeared first on Inside the Warriors.
San Jose Mercury News Oct 29, 2014

Curry, Iguodala named Warriors captains

New Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr names Stephen Curry and Andre Iguodala as team captains.

Warriors’ Steve Kerr on his season-opening starting lineup: ‘I’ll tell you later’

SACRAMENTO – Warriors coach Steve Kerr named Andre Iguodala as a Warriors team captain along with Stephen Curry on Wednesday, but will Iguodala start in the season opener? “No, I’m not telling you guys who’s starting,” Kerr said at shootaround,… Continue Reading →The post Warriors’ Steve Kerr on his season-opening starting lineup: ‘I’ll tell you later’ appeared first on Inside the Warriors.

Warriors at Sacramento shootaround: David Lee is out, ‘unless a miracle happens’

Draymond Green will start Wednesday night’s season-opener against the Kings as power forward David Lee continues to deal with a left hamstring strain, according to Warriors head coach Steve Kerr. “We’re going to be cautious with David,” Kerr said. “Unless a miracle happens (Wednesday) afternoon, he won’t play.” Kerr said Green will take Lee’s spot, but the first-time coach wouldn’t expand from there. “I’m not telling you guys who’s starting. I’ll tell you later. You’ll find out with everybody else. Good question, though. You almost caught me.” The coach also said...
San Jose Mercury News Oct 28, 2014

Expectations high for Warriors

New Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr has a tall task, taking over a team that won 51 games last season under the fired Mark Jackson.

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