With Jim Barnett set for at least the season, it's uncertain when Tolbert might get a chance to call Warriors games on the radio. With Durant, Iguodala and Livingston gone, Thompson's injury could put enormous stress on the Warriors' defensive capabilities. A conversation with Kevon Looney: His near Warriors exit, his painful injury and his desire to take the next step.
Looney has had the green light to start taking 3-pointers and says this is the season he's going to start letting it fly from deep. The Warriors almost drafted Spellman in , traded for him last summer and can envision him in the shooting role Mo Speights used to have. Thompson said he didn't think much of shooting the free throws after he tore his ACL. But now he understands the signficance of that moment. Taking a critical and stylistic look at the Warriors' six jerseys for the coming season — which ones work and which ones definitely don't.
NBA executive survey: Will the Warriors make the playoffs? How do the new Clippers compare to the new Lakers? The West is wide open and that's reflected in this survey of a dozen executives, all granted anonymity so they could speak freely. Thompson is recovering after tearing an ACL, but he is projected to be back on the court well before the Summer Games in 11 months. Durant didn't take any shots at the Warriors in a recent interview and Steph Curry's comments shouldn't be perceived that way either.
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The agreement solidifies KNBR's drive-time lineup and ends any talk that Tolbert could consider leaving the station anytime soon. Thompson: Robbed of stardom, Shaun Livingston created something more profound. Willie Cauley-Stein needs to be more consistently disruptive around the rim, while the Warriors could use a few Alec Burks explosions. The NBA has long looked to the international game to steal new concepts and Kerr is taking notes while coaching in the World Cup in China. With Klay Thompson injured and so many old faces gone, the Golden State coach faces his biggest challenge yet.
Sep 9. Warriors mailbag: Who will start at center and small forward? Who will close? Tolbert's wild suits got him in hot water with David Stern, but a return to national broadcasting isn't likely even with a new commissioner. Sep 8. More Volleyball Dad thoughts and a closer look at the A's timetable and milestones for their projected Howard Terminal stadium. Sep 6. Part 1 of a free-flowing conversation with Tolbert, who discusses his long partnership with Ralph Barbieri and his brief acting career.
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Sep 1. When the A's have made the postseason, they've had a dominant closer. Until Sunday's blown save, Hendriks has mostly been that guy. Aug KNBR embraces its reputation as the established station, while Who should be taking clutch shots? A look at the heroes of the West. Veterans are probably the best thing for this moment, but that's not always how it works. New Warriors consultant Zaza Pachulia on retirement, the executive path and, of course, his pal Klay Thompson.
Pachulia could've tried to see if he had options to keep playing somewhere. But he jumped at the chance to retire and rejoin the Warriors. A Chase Center review: Is there a there there? Chase Center has a great location and obviously is dripping in luxury. But it lacks the grandeur of a once-in-a-generation sports arena. The Warriors have been good business for The biggest scoreboard in the NBA and a glassed-off lower-level section are two of many notable elements in the Warriors' new home.
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Media column: Greg Papa opens up on podcast about The main reason he left A visit with Don Nelson starts and ends weirdly. Perhaps he's flippant about his legacy of innovations because he's already moved past it. The NBA star turned a chance conversation into a mission to give people of color opportunities in a sport where there have often been few. Kawakami: Curry, Draymond and Klay started it all for the Warriors — and will determine how and when this ends. For the first time in years, the Warriors won't go into a season as championship favorites. You know what? Their top guys are loving it.
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From the Oct. Azubuike's once-promising playing career was derailed by a serious knee injury, but he's found his future in broadcasting. Aug 9. Notes on Bob Fitzgerald's return to the airwaves, the beautiful "Letters to 87" and a local focus on the next season of "Last Chance U. Aug 8. Lay down for somebody? No extra bright star wattage on Team USA? No problem. Jerry Colangelo on his feelings about all the backouts and what the team still has.
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The objective is simple: rank how all 30 teams have done since the end of their respective seasons. Aug 3. While Draymond Green potentially left money on the table, his contract extension makes a lot of sense for his future and the Warriors'. The last thing the Warriors and Draymond Green wanted was a repeat of last season's destabilizing Kevin Durant contract drama.
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