Category Archives: NBA

Interview with Joe Lacob, Warriors’ owner: On moving from Oakland to SF; atmosphere at new arena; cost of PSLs, East Bay fans; whether name-change coming, more

The Warriors held their groundbreaking for the new San Francisco Arena on Tuesday. If everything goes according to plan, the Warriors will be tipping off at the Chase Center in time to start the 2019-20 season. Of course, there are … Continue reading

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When Warriors need a bucket, what about Klay Thompson?

Had the pleasure of talking Warriors with Greg Papa on 95.7-FM The Game earlier. We got into some some detail and some ins and outs on what’s going on late in games offensively and how it might be corrected. Link … Continue reading

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Warriors’ lack of physicality exposed in loss to Memphis; Green’s last-minute histrionics; Curry being more aggressive

The Warriors’ 128-119 overtime loss to the Memphis Grizzlies was a shocker, no doubt. Golden State led by 24 points in the third quarter and entered the fourth quarter up 19. But from there it was all bad, with the … Continue reading

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The Draymond Green-Marc Gasol matchup; Andre Iguodala’s offensive timidity; down the line with Lillard and McCollum; Isaiah Thomas’ growth from Sacramento to Boston

Tons of basketball talk Wednesday on 95.7-FM The Game. We had on Warriors’ television analyst Jim Barnett, the USA Today’s Sam Amick and Tim Roye, the voice of the Warriors. Here are the links to the audio of those interviews. … Continue reading

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Warriors’ groundbreaking for new San Francisco Arena here; What will be the impact to Golden State’s fan base?

The Warriors announced on Tuesday that groundbreaking will begin on their new downtown San Francisco Arena on Jan. 17. It’s already been a foregone conclusion that the Warriors were leaving Oakland, but this is another nail and a fresh dose … Continue reading

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‘Sal and Steiny’: Jed York vs. the Bay Area media; A dissolving relationship between the Warriors and their fans, and now the delicate move from Oakland to downtown SF Arena

On the latest Sal and Steiny, two main topics emerge: The acrimonious relationship between 49ers CEO Jed York and the Bay Area media; and Warriors’ fans possibly being at a crossroads with their organization. Link to Sal and Steiny podcast … Continue reading

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‘Warriors WrapUp’: Comfortable win over Nuggets 127-119; Expectations now too high for Golden State; shot distribution among Durant, Curry, Thompson remains consistent

Another game, another win for the Warriors. To be honest, many of these Golden State wins are beginning to resemble lots of other Golden State wins. They don’t play great, they don’t play poorly, they just play well enough to … Continue reading

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‘NBA This Week’: Mike Brown talks crunch-time Warriors, Curry’s role; Scott Hastings on officials, Nuggets’ woes, David Letterman; Tim Bontemps on Warriors-Cavs, Rockets & NBA

On “NBA This Week” we revisited the Cavaliers’ 109-108 Christmas Day victory over the Warriors, and tried to assess just what it exactly meant. Last year the Warriors went into Cleveland and blew out the Cavs during the regular season. … Continue reading

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Interviews with Warriors guard Shaun Livingston and Bay Area News Group columnist Marcus Thompson II

Had a chance to interview Warriors guard Shaun Livingston on Friday on 95.7-FM The Game, and we talked about a variety of topics. The Warriors are 28-5 and have the Dallas Mavericks coming into Oracle . Despite Golden State’s NBA-best … Continue reading

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Kevin Durant right on the money with his criticism of the NBA over its ‘last two-minute’ reports

Gotta tell you, I really liked what Kevin Durant had to say about the “last two-minute” reports earlier today. Durant was asked about the reports, which acknowledge officiating mistakes in the final two minutes of a game. It’s the NBA’s version … Continue reading

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