Klay Thompson has successful surgery on Achilles

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thomspson underwent a successful procedure to repair his ruptured Achilles’ tendon. While the injury suffered by Thompson is an abominable turn of events for both he personally and the Warriors, we, like the rest of the basketball world, are wising Klay a speedy recovery and look forward with great anticipation to the day when the Splash Brothers will be made whole once more.

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Warriors and Raptors interested in Marc Gasol

The Warriors and the Raptors are both interested in the services of Marc Gasol, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. It makes sense for the Raptors, as he helps mitigates the loss of Serge Ibaka , who agreed to a contract with the Clippers. For Golden State, Gasol’s unselfishness and passing ability would fit in quite well with the Warriors more egalitarian offensive system. At 35, the veteran big man still has some defensive abilities and if he actually looks at the basket and remembers he can score, he can provide…

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Klay Thompson out for season with torn Achilles

Sad news out of Warrior land. From Jenna Ciccotelli of Bleacher Report: The Golden State Warriors announced Thursday that guard Klay Thompson is expected to miss his second straight season because of a leg injury. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski first reported Thompson tore his Achilles during a workout Wednesday, though he is expected to make a full recovery. He missed the 2019-20 season after he tore the ACL in his left knee during Game 6 of the 2019 NBA Finals. Wojnarowski reported Wednesday the 30-year-old would undergo tests over the following days, but “the severity of the injury is unclear.”…

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Warriors and Bulls engaged in trade talks surrounding picks and Wendell Carter Jr?

There has been long speculation about potential movement at the top of the drafts with some teams possibly looking to move up , while others wanting to secure more assets and move down. Reportedly the Chicago Bulls and Golden State Warriors have had talks on a trade that would send the Bulls’ no.4 overall pick and Wendell Carter Jr to the Warriors in exchange for the no.2 pick. According to The Ringer’s Kevin O’Connor, the Bulls have zeroed in on Memphis center James Wiseman and would take him with that…

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Bucks and Warriors amongst teams that would be interested in Avery Bradley

From Scott Polacek of B/R: Los Angeles Lakers guard Avery Bradley, who Dave McMenamin of ESPN reported is expected to decline his player option for 2020-21, will reportedly attract multiple suitors as a free agent this offseason.  According to Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports, the expectation is Bradley will be “courted” by “several contenders,” including the Golden State Warriors and Milwaukee Bucks. It should come as no surprise that multiple teams are interested in Bradley considering he is a veteran playmaker with playoff experience and the ability to impact the game in a number of ways. He entered the…

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Steve Kerr talks about Warriors, takes jab at Rockets

from Michael Kasey-Blomain of cbssports.com : The Golden State Warriors went to five straight NBA Finals from 2015 to 2019, and though injury issues derailed their 2019-20 campaign, they project to be right back in the thick of things next season thanks to the returns of Steph Curry and Klay Thompson. Thompson missed the entirety of the 2019-2020 season after suffering a torn ACL in the 2019 Finals, and Curry played in just five games after breaking his hand at the beginning of the season.  With those two back in the rotation, Golden State immediately catapults back…

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Klay Thompson dunking at Warriors practice

When he tore his ACL, Klay Thompson became the latest member of the M.A.S.H. Unit that the Golden State Warriors morphed into during last year’s NBA Finals. Thompson suffered the injury late in game 6 while completing a dunk, effectively ending the warriors’ chance at a three-peat. He has spent this season rehabilitating the injury and video from a recent practice of Thompson dunking indicates that the process has been proceeding according to plan. As a multiple-time sufferer of the same injury, there are a few things I observed that…

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Warriors had interest in Brisbane’s Will Magnay

From nbl.com.au: Brisbane Bullets star Will Magnay has set the record straight on the Golden State Warriors rumours surrounding him earlier this year. It had been reported the Warriors had offered Magnay a 10-day contract and while a conversation took place and that deal was mentioned, the NBL20 Most Improved Player has revealed a contract was never officially offered. “The Golden State Warriors had asked the Bullets if they had offered me a 10-day contract, would the Bullets release me,” Magnay said on the Gibbo Goes One-On-One podcast. “That was the…

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Draymond Green says Warriors would have bested Raptors with healthy KD

In an appearance on the All the Smoke show with former NBAers Matt Barnes and Stephen Jackson, Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green said that had Kevin Durant been healthy, the Toronto Raptors “wouldn’t have stood a chance” in the NBA Finals. He said the first quarter of Game 5 of the Finals, the only one that Durant played in before snapping his Achilles’ tendon, confirmed this to him. “Once we got Kevin, we were f–king unstoppable. Even losing last year, Kevin don’t get hurt—you seen the game he came…

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Warriors trade D’Angelo Russell to Timberwolves

Since the day he was acquired in the Kevin Durant sign-and-trade, the clock has been ticking on D’Angelo Russell’s time with the Golden State Warriors. With the trade deadline looming it appears the proverbial clock on Russell’s time in the Bay Area has finally struck midnight. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Golden State has sent the guard to the Minnesota Timberwolves in exchange for Andrew Wiggins. Here is a breakdown of the swap: Golden State receives: Andrew Wiggins a 2021 protected first round pick a 2022 second round pick Minnesota…

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