The Golden State Warriors appear ready to run things back next season despite a disappointing 2022-23 campaign and major salary cap ramifications. The Warriors had to fight to earn the sixth seed in the Western Conference and then were ousted in six games in the semifinals by the Los Angeles Lakers. NBA Rumors: Warriors Likely To Keep Core Intact, Jordan Poole’s Status Is Less … [Read more...] about NBA Rumors: Jordan Poole and Jonathan Kuminga are Trade Candidates
What’s Next for Dillon Brooks?
It’s disappointing that Dillon Brooks’ trash talk and dubious shot selection have overshadowed his story. Brooks was the 45th pick in the 2017 draft; a player selected at that pick is as likely to play in the G-League as in the NBA. Instead, Brooks played all 82 games his rookie season. He went on to sign a $35 million contract and earn All-Defensive team votes. Unfortunately, … [Read more...] about What’s Next for Dillon Brooks?
Lakers vs. Warriors: Key Role Players for the Purple and Gold
First, it was, “2-10; 13th seed; 0.2% chance of making the playoffs.” Then, “Play-in team; First-round exit; Enjoy Cancun!” The Los Angeles Lakers have defied the odds so far, and they did it again in a six-game victory, upsetting the all-bark, no-bite, second-seeded Memphis Grizzlies. Now, for this team that was battle-tested for 82 games and throughout the early postseason, a … [Read more...] about Lakers vs. Warriors: Key Role Players for the Purple and Gold
LeBron James vs Stephen Curry: The Legacy Battle
The Los Angeles Lakers will face the defending champion Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference semi-finals. This will be the first time these two teams will play each other since the 1991 semis, with the Lakers winning in five games. With four titles apiece for Stephen Curry and LeBron James, this series could be the defying moment in their legacies. The Beginning of … [Read more...] about LeBron James vs Stephen Curry: The Legacy Battle
Anthony Davis and the Lakers Outlast the Warriors in Game 1
Get your popcorn ready. This battle of heavy hitters got off to a rollicking start as the Los Angeles Lakers held on for a narrow 117-112 victory over the Golden State Warriors. Anthony Davis starred, scoring 30 points on 11-19 shooting with 23 rebounds, 5 assists, 4 blocks, and his usual dominant defense. How did the Lakers steal home court from the defending champs? And how … [Read more...] about Anthony Davis and the Lakers Outlast the Warriors in Game 1
What’s Next for the Sacramento Kings?
The Sacramento Kings ended their historic season with a game-seven loss against the Warriors in round 1. So how can they build off that momentum? This article attempts to answer that question by breaking down their roster situation. It also evaluates their positional weaknesses and areas Sacramento can improve this off-season. In addition, it mentions possible players that can … [Read more...] about What’s Next for the Sacramento Kings?
Warriors-Kings Game 7: Stephen Curry’s Splashes Dash the Kings’ Playoff Hopes
Stephen Curry continues to stake his claim as the best player in the league. The reigning Finals MVP led the Golden State Warriors to a 120-100 victory over the Sacramento Kings. The Warriors will go on to face the Los Angeles Lakers in the second round of the playoffs. Curry was brilliant all game but saved his best for the fourth quarter, where he led a six-minute run that … [Read more...] about Warriors-Kings Game 7: Stephen Curry’s Splashes Dash the Kings’ Playoff Hopes
Warriors-Kings Game 6: De’Aaron Fox Stars as the Kings Force Game 7
The Sacramento Kings earned a 118-99 blowout victory over the Golden State Warriors in Chase Center. The Kings were dominant, racking up 17 threes on 45 attempts. They overcome 19 turnovers, a black eye, and Domantas Sabonis and Terence Davis fouling out to down the Dubs. The most entertaining and evenly-matched first-round series is officially going seven games. How was … [Read more...] about Warriors-Kings Game 6: De’Aaron Fox Stars as the Kings Force Game 7
Warriors-Kings Game 5: Golden State Outlasts Sacramento to Go Up 3-2
The Golden State Warriors defeated the Sacramento Kings 123-116 in Game 5 after losing Games 1 and 2 in Sacramento. The defending champions showed their pedigree in this hard-fought game. The Warriors were just 11-30 on the road during the regular season, or about one win every four games. They just got one road win out of four available chances in the series. Can they win Game … [Read more...] about Warriors-Kings Game 5: Golden State Outlasts Sacramento to Go Up 3-2