The NBA rescinded technical fouls assessed to Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant and Los Angeles Clippers forward JaMychal Green on Friday after reviewing a call made during Thursday night's game. Durant and Green were exchanging words during the third quarter when the double-technical was
Steve Kerr doesn't often publicly discuss personnel matters faced by the Warriors. "I was terrified all last year, after we denied the option, that we were going to lose him," Kerr said. This does not imply that Kerr has no desire to see Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson remain Warriors beyond this season, as well.
Why Andre Iguodala hopes Kevon Looney leaves Warriors in free agency originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com Programming note: Watch the pregame edition of Warriors Outsiders on Sunday morning at 11, streaming live on the MyTeams app. In October 2017, the Warriors declined Kevon Looney's contract option for the 2018-19 season. By doing so, he became an unrestricted free agent last summer, and Golden State was limited to giving him about $2.23 million.
The series is split between the Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Clippers heading into Thursday night's Game 3 matchup, and there is much at stake in L.A. In an effort to curb Beverley's comfortability with Durant, the Warriors sent in a tape to the NBA league office complaining about purported illegal defense by the Clippers guard. That's according to a report from Fox Sports' Nick Wright. Speaking on "First Thing's First", Wright said the Warriors wanted the NBA to see the tape before tip for Game 3.
Kevin Durant, Steve Kerr at odds over how much Warriors star should shoot originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com OAKLAND - With teammates and coaches urging him to be more assertive with his shot, Kevin Durant says he knows what the Warriors need from him and how best to deliver it, regardless of the "gimmicky" defense of the Clippers. The gimmick Los Angeles coach Doc Rivers threw at Durant in Games 1 and 2 is mostly in the form of relentlessly pesky guard Patrick Beverley. "I'm not going get in the way of the game because I want to have a little back-and-forth with Patrick Beverley," Durant said after practice Wednesday.