Monthly Archives: March 2017

‘Warriors WrapUp’: Golden State locks up Rockets, Harden again in 107-98 victory; JaVale McGee makes impact on both ends of floor; 10 straight wins for Warriors

Preview of the Western Conference finals? We’ll see. But nobody will complain if the Warriors and Rockets wind up playing to determine which team will play in the NBA Finals. Despite both teams essentially being locked into their current seeding, … Continue reading

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‘Warriors WrapUp’: Golden State rallies from way back, gets signature win over Spurs 110-98; Warriors a virtual lock for No. 1 seed in West; nine straight wins without Kevin Durant

Well, that was the signature win of the year for the Warriors. They went into San Antonio on Wednesday, got behind by 22 points, and then used a stifling and aggressive defense to claw all the way back and then … Continue reading

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Draymond Green is right on the money about Raiders’ move to Las Vegas; we’re all figuring out how we’re going to handle it

We know that Draymond Green is outspoken, and we know he doesn’t mind voicing his opinion. Particularly when he is asked for it. After the Warriors defeated the Houston Rockets on Tuesday night, Green was asked about the Raiders’ move … Continue reading

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‘Warriors WrapUp’: Golden State gets it done, beats Rockets 113-106; Harden bottled up; Curry, Thompson with big games

The Warriors guards played well; The Rockets guards didn’t. That’s about all you need to know about the Warriors’ 113-106 win over Houston on Tuesday. Stephen Curry had 32 points, including (what else?) a couple of big buckets late that … Continue reading

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‘Warriors WrapUp’: Golden State grinds one out against Memphis, wins 106-94; Curry flurry puts game away; Thompson finishes with 31 points

The Warriors played in the mud most of Sunday night, which is what happens sometimes when you play the Memphis Grizzlies. It took Stephen Curry’s fourth-quarter flurry to finally get the Warriors some separation and they rode it to a … Continue reading

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‘Warriors WrapUp’: Golden State wins sixth straight, beat Kings 114-100; Stephen Curry finishes with 27 points & 12 assists; tricky stretch now comes for Warriors

That’s six wins in a row for the Golden State Warriors. Seemed like just a short time ago this team was in chaos, having lost 5 of 7, which represented their worst stretch of basketball in the Steve Kerr era. … Continue reading

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‘Warriors WrapUp’: Warriors rout Dallas 112-87 for fifth in a row; Durant looks good before game and on sidelines; David West turns back the clock with second-quarter dunk

The best part of of the Warriors’ 112-87 win over Dallas on Tuesday didn’t happen on the court. It happened just off of it, on the sidelines. That’s where Kevin Durant almost jumped out of his seat to celebrate a … Continue reading

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Quit blaming players for resting; it’s on coaches, GMs & owners

Question: Why are players taking the brunt of the criticism for resting during regular-season games? For the past few weeks, all I’ve heard are things like “the players nowadays are so soft” or “it’s ridiculous that these guys sit out … Continue reading

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‘Warriors WrapUp’: Another easy victory over Oklahoma City, this one 111-95; Curry, Thompson thrive, Westbrook struggles; Golden State has won four consecutive games

Fair to say the Warriors might have Oklahoma City’s number. The Warriors hammered the Thunder 111-95 at Chesapeake Energy Arena on Monday, their fourth win in a row. It was also their fourth win over the Thunder this year and … Continue reading

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‘Warriors WrapUp’: Golden State, Curry getting back to normal, blow out Bucks 117-92; Curry goes 6-for-8 from 3-point range; team shoots 60 percent from field

Slowly but surely the Warriors are getting back to being the Warriors. And it looks like Stephen Curry is getting back to be Stephen Curry. The Warriors rebounded from an awful start and wound up blowing out the Milwaukee Bucks … Continue reading

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