March 5, 1989 |
Rookie Mitch Richmond scored a career-high 47 points and the Golden State Warriors rode an NBA-record 57-point third quarter to a 155-143 victory last night over the Sacramento Kings. The whirlwind game, which featured 45 points by Sacramento's Danny Ainge and 34 by Golden State's Chris Mullin, produced the highest point total of any game this season. The Warriors' third quarter missed by one the NBA record for most points in any quarter, and their 155 points were the most by any Warriors team since the 169 points scored March 2, 1962, when Wilt Chamberlain scored 100 points against the New York Knicks.
May 13, 2015 |
THE DEBATE over how team president and general manager Sam Hinkie is going to guide the Sixers is futile. Agreeing or disagreeing with Hinkie doing whatever it takes to accumulate high draft picks makes interesting conversation, but has no influence in the decision-making process. Hinkie does what he thinks is best for the Sixers, regardless of what anyone outside team ownership thinks, and that is how it should be. We will learn the merits of Hinkie's designs later rather than sooner, when the Sixers become either the championship-contending squad they say they are building or just climb back to mediocrity and stall, as they have done since Allen Iverson and Larry Brown took them to the 2001 NBA Finals.
January 1, 2015 |
OAKLAND, Calif. - Steve Kerr is flourishing as a rookie head coach. At 25-5, the Golden State Warriors are off to the best start in franchise history. They also have the NBA's best record, a first since finishing the 1975-76 season with a 59-23 mark. Sixers coach Brett Brown has taken note of the phenomenal job his friend is doing. Brown was an assistant coach for the San Antonio Spurs during Kerr's stints there in the late 1990s and early 2000s. "I think he's taken this group that's had a heck of a run, the past few years anyways, and inherited something and didn't let it go," said Brown, acknowledging that Golden State averaged 49 wins the last two seasons.
February 10, 2015 |
The NBA's most exciting team will come to town Monday for its only appearance of the year, a squad that scores big, defends hard, and has two all-star guards simply playing out of their minds. One more thing: The Golden State Warriors will arrive for the game at the Wells Fargo Center against the 76ers not in the best of moods. The Warriors (40-9) have the best record in the stacked Western Conference and are in the running to win the franchise's first NBA title since 1975. Yet, after a 106-92 win Saturday over the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden, the team's fourth game in five days, there was no gloating in the Warriors locker room.
February 2, 2006 |
The public relations manager for the Golden State Warriors was fired yesterday for inadvertently sending out a racially insensitive e-mail titled "Ghetto Prom" to the team's entire media distribution list. Eric Govan, the No. 3 person on the Warriors' media-relations staff, sent the e-mail featuring 17 photos, many depicting scantily clad black people in formal attire and commentary on the outfits. The e-mail went to dozens of newspaper reporters, columnists and sports editors, as well as television and radio stations.
July 12, 2013
A person familiar with the negotiations said the Cleveland Cavaliers reached agreement on a two-year contract with center Andrew Bynum. Bynum accepted the deal Wednesday night, said the person, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the team had not announced the agreement. The 7-foot Bynum, 25, did not play in any games last season with the 76ers because of knee injuries. Hamilton let go The Chicago Bulls waived veteran guard Richard Hamilton, as expected.
May 10, 2007 |
Even shorthanded, the Utah Jazz outran the Golden State Warriors. Derek Fisher missed most of the first three quarters because of a family illness, then scored all five of his points in overtime to lead Utah to a 127-117 victory over the visiting Warriors last night and a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference semifinals. The Jazz overcame the loss of rookie guard Dee Brown to a neck injury in the first quarter and had to rally to force the overtime after Golden State went on a 12-1 run late in the fourth quarter.
August 18, 2003 |
Unlike most of the other top Western Conference contenders, the Dallas Mavericks failed to make much of a splash when the NBA free-agent period began. But the Mavericks finally became involved in something big this weekend: an eight-player deal with the Golden State Warriors, according to published reports. The key players in the trade are Dallas guard Nick Van Exel and Warriors forward Antawn Jamison. The Mavericks, according to the reports, are sending Van Exel, center/forward Evan Eschmeyer, forward Popeye Jones and point guard Avery Johnson to Golden State for Jamison, power forward Danny Fortson, small forward Chris Mills and guard Jiri Welsch.
October 18, 1994 |
Leave it to Manute Bol, last seen talking to the Harlem Globetrotters about a job, to find NBA redemption in a most unlikely place. Bol was in Paris yesterday, negotiating to join the Golden State Warriors as the team prepared to play Charlotte tonight on the league's preseason around-the-world slate. Warriors coach Don Nelson, speaking from his hotel in an NBA media conference call, said Bol could be signed before game time. "It's kind of hard to hide Manute," Nelson said.
May 14, 1989 |
Eddie Johnson scored 34 points and sparked a second-half runaway as the Phoenix Suns walloped the Golden State Warriors, 135-99, yesterday and headed back home with a commanding 3-1 lead in their best-of-seven Western Conference semifinal series. Johnson hit six three-pointers - four in the second quarter and two in the third. The Suns outscored the Warriors by 68-38 in the second half, holding them to 27 percent shooting from the field. Johnson and Tom Chambers, who finished with 27 points, each scored 10 in a third-period blitz that saw Phoenix stretch a six-point halftime lead to 102-83.