This was a key sign of progress for a group that had done such a poor job of complementing Curry this season that opponents felt compelled at times to ignore his lesser-known teammates. The Raptors, who received national attention for playing a defense in those 2019 Finals more commonly seen in middle-school rec leagues than the NBA, are no exception. … [Read more...] about Warriors overcome Steph Curry’s awful shooting night for win over Raptors
“Not having the G League, it definitely hurts our development program, just like it hurts everybody’s,” Kerr said. “If this were a normal season, Nico would go down to Santa Cruz and play in a game and maybe play 30-plus minutes, and then be active here for us the next night at a Warriors home game. … [Read more...] about Warriors’ Nico Mannion expected to participate in G League bubble
Even when Poole was receiving a ton of buzz in the offseason, I was skeptical he’d make a major leap this season. There just didn’t seem to be a ton of opportunity for playing time. Now, less than three weeks into the season, Poole is out of the rotation with no clear path to get back in it. … [Read more...] about Warriors mailbag: Should Golden State think about trading Kelly Oubre Jr.?
He is the only player in the top 10 in career 3-point percentage who has averaged more than 15.4 points. Though most other great 3-point shooters are bench players who get on the floor solely to hit the occasional 3, Curry is a distance shooter whose proficiency from beyond the arc is only part of an offensive repertoire that includes midrange jumpers, scoop shots and high number of foul shots. … [Read more...] about Steph Curry will shatter the NBA record for 3-pointers. Can anyone top him?
This is a new-look roster that, after taking a week or so to get comfortable playing off Curry in Kerr’s read-and-react system, started to make good on the “Strength in Numbers” catchphrase that adorns T-shirts, billboards and posters. Though Kelly Oubre Jr. has been mired in a shooting slump, Andrew Wiggins offered Curry a bona fide No. 2 option. … [Read more...] about Warriors’ supporting cast fails to help Steph Curry in loss to Nuggets