BOSTON MA. - JANUARY 26: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors is stopped by Aron Baynes #46 of the Boston Celtics the Celtics take on the Warriors at the Garden on January 26, 2019 in Boston, MA. (Staff Photo By Stuart Cahill/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald) BOSTON MA. - JANUARY 26: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors goes up for two against Kyrie Irving #11 of the Boston Celticsas the Celtics take on the Warriors at the Garden on January 26, 2019 in Boston, MA. (Staff Photo By Stuart Cahill/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald) Sound The gallery will resume inseconds BOSTON MA. - JANUARY 26: Kevon Looney #5 of the Golden State Warriors jams the rebound into Kyrie Irving #11 of the Boston Celtics face as the Celtics take on the Warriors at the Garden on January 26, 2019 in Boston, MA. (Staff Photo By Stuart Cahill/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald) Stephen Curry (30) of the Golden State Warriors dives for the loose ball as the Celtics take on the Warriors … [Read more...] about Warriors 115, Celtics 111: Potential Finals preview lives up to hype
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By Jon Becker | [email protected] | PUBLISHED: January 18, 2019 at 6:12 pm | UPDATED: January 18, 2019 at 6:16 pm It’s been a long time coming, but Boogie Night finally arrived for the Warriors on Friday. Months after shocking the NBA by signing a modest one-year contract with the Warriors, DeMarcus “Boogie” Cousins was cleared to play at Staples Center when Golden State took on the Clippers. If he can shake off enough rust after his Achilles injury? Look out, NBA. Title aspirations aside, the excitement and drama leading up to Cousins’ first game in blue and gold isn’t unlike what we’ve seen around these parts before. Cousins’ debut is just the latest, but not necessarily the greatest in Golden State Warriors history. Taking a spin through the pages of Warriors history since they moved to Oakland, here’s one man’s look at their most anticipated debuts: 1. Kevin Durant: The only thing more shocking for the NBA than … [Read more...] about Is DeMarcus Cousins’ debut biggest one in Warriors history?
Toronto has been the best team in the league over the first quarter of the season, and Denver is not a fluke by Reid Forgrave @ReidForgrave moments ago • 2 min read Ah, yes, the National Basketball Association, the most predictable of professional sports leagues, the league in which, more than a quarter into the regular season, the Los Angeles Clippers are one of the hottest teams in the league and at the top of the West, the Detroit Pistons have won five in a row and have a better record than the Boston Celtics, and the Sacramento Kings have the same record as the Houston Rockets. Are you kidding me?Utterly and completely predictable.When anybody points to the Golden State Warriors' string of dominance as a reason why the NBA is too predictable, point to the first two months of the 2018-19 season. The Warriors themselves might be the best example of how nothing is given in the NBA. They've lost six road games in a row, they're in fourth place in … [Read more...] about NBA Power Rankings: Raptors bump Warriors for No. 1; LeBron James-led Lakers continue to climb
By Mirjam Swanson | [email protected] | PUBLISHED: August 8, 2018 at 12:44 pm | UPDATED: August 8, 2018 at 12:44 pm The Clippers won’t be on Santa’s itinerary this Christmas, but Chris Paul is coming to town for their 2018-19 season-opener against the Houston Rockets at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 21. NBA TV will air the game at Staples Center. The NBA released the “big dates” of the 2018-19 regular season schedule Wednesday in a televised announcement highlighting the league’s showcase games during opening week, and on Christmas and Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Sign up for Home Turf and get exclusive stories every SoCal sports fan must read, sent daily. Subscribe here. The remainder of the schedule will be announced Friday, according to the show host Casey Stern. Like last season, the Clippers, who finished 42-40, will get Christmas off. They aren’t included on the Martin Luther King Jr. Day slate of games either, though they were included on that bill … [Read more...] about Clippers host Chris Paul and Houston Rockets to open 2018-19 season
NBA fans will get a smorgasbord of LeBron James in a Los Angeles Lakers uniform, the All-Star laden lineup of the defending champion Golden State Warriors, the Houston Rockets and the up-and-coming Boston Celtics as part of the league's national television schedule. The NBA released its TV schedule for the first week of the season, Christmas Day and Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Wednesday, and all are prominently featured. James Harden and the Rockets will appear three times on national television in the opening week of the season, while Lakers, Warriors and Celtics will be featured twice. The highlight of the coveted Christmas Day games is James facing a familiar foe — Stephen Curry and the Warriors — for a fourth straight year, only this time James will be wearing Lakers' gold and purple rather than the familiar wine and gold colors of the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Warriors, who added center DeMarcus Cousins in the offseason, feature a lineup with five current NBA … [Read more...] about James, Warriors, Rockets, Celtics highlight NBA TV schedule