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.
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.
May 1, 2013 |
KENNETH FARIED brought the energy and the Denver Nuggets rediscovered their toughness in time to stave off elimination last night with a 107-100 win over the visiting Golden State Warriors. The Nuggets slowed down Golden State's guards, jumpstarted their transition game and got under Andrew Bogut's skin in Game 5, jumping out to a 22-point lead before weathering the Warriors' frenetic fourth-quarter rally. Game 6 is tomorrow night in Oakland. Golden State leads the series, 3-2. Andre Iguodala had 25 points and 12 rebounds, Ty Lawson had 19 points and 10 assists and Faried had 13 points and 10 boards.
April 25, 2013
Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook each scored 29 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder recovered after squandering a 15-point lead in the fourth quarter to beat the visiting Houston Rockets, 105-102, on Wednesday night and take a two-games-to-none series lead. Pacers top Hawks Paul George scored a playoff career-high 27 points to lead Indiana past Atlanta, 113-98, in Indianapolis. The Pacers lead the best-of-seven first-round series, two games to none, and have won four straight home games over the Hawks.
May 10, 2013
Parity has struck the NBA playoffs, where the conference semifinals are knotted at one game apiece. That's the first time that has happened in the second round of the NBA playoffs since the league went to its current format more than a quarter-century ago. For favorites like Miami, New York, San Antonio, and Oklahoma City, home-court advantage has disappeared, and now it's the underdogs who can control their own fates simply by taking care of...