Curry, Warriors rally past Grizzlies 101-98 for 3-1 lead
Stephen Curry converted eight free throws over the final 45.7 seconds on the way to 32 points, leading the Golden State Warriors’ fourth-quarter comeback for a 101-98 victory against the Memphis Grizzlies and a 3-1 lead in the Western Conference semifinals.
Curry, Thompson lead Warriors past Morant, Grizzlies 142-112
Stephen Curry scored 30 points, Klay Thompson had 21 and nine rebounds and the Golden State Warriors shut down Ja Morant’s supporting cast to embarrass the Memphis Grizzlies 142-112 on Saturday night for a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference semifinals.
Poole shines in playoff debut, Curry back as Warriors win
Jordan Poole shined in his long-awaited playoff debut scoring 30 points, staying in the starting lineup as Stephen Curry returned from a foot injury by coming off the bench initially, and the Golden State Warriors’ defense smothered Nikola Jokic to beat the Denver Nuggets 123-107 in the opener of their first-round playoff series.
Booker, Paul deliver at end, Suns hold off Warriors 107-103
Devin Booker’s two free throws with 34.2 seconds left put Phoenix ahead, Draymond Green traveled to turn it over before Chris Paul made a short jumper, and the NBA-best Phoenix Suns held off the Golden State Warriors 107-103 in a furious finish between Western Conference rivals.
Warriors’ Stephen Curry Out Indefinitely With Sprained Ligament
By Brian FritzUPDATE: Warriors star Stephen Curry has been diagnosed with a sprained ligament in left foot that will sideline him indefinitely, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic. Warriors star Stephen Curry has been diagnosed with a sprained ligament in left foot that will sideline him indefinitely, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) March 17, 2022Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry underwent an MRI on his injured left foot following the team’s 110-88 loss to the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night. Warriors head coach Steve Kerr was upset following the play and was seen yelling at Smart. Curry is averaging 25.5 points, 6.3 assists and 5.2 rebounds this season with the Warriors currently 47-23 and the No.thewestsidegazette.com
Thompson surprised by Ferrell, lifts Warriors over Clippers
Will Ferrell emailed Steve Kerr a while back, and the Warriors coach didn't believe it was really the actor writing. A few exchanges later, Ferrell was warming up with Golden State on a night the Warriors needed a little fun and lightheartedness to forget their recent funk. Klay Thompson scored 20 points after the comedy star surprised him and teammates before the game, and Golden State snapped a five-game skid by beating the Los Angeles Clippers 112-97 on Tuesday.news.yahoo.com
Thompson has season-high 33, Warriors edge Lakers 117-115
Klay Thompson scored 16 of his season-high 33 points in the fourth quarter, Stephen Curry made a clutch layup with 46 seconds remaining, and the Golden State Warriors held off the Los Angeles Lakers 117-115, spoiling another scoring milestone by LeBron James.
How Steph Curry Flipped The Switch, Became Unguardable In Houston
They go with “Flex” action between Curry and Klay Thompson in an attempt to cause a miscommunication. The Rockets switch it, though that gives Garrison Mathews the Curry assignment. Curry swims and leads him into the screen, this time forcing Rockets rookie Alperen Sengun to switch out onto the demigod. Kevin Porter Jr. is a millisecond late to react to Curry lifting from the corner, and that’s all she wrote. The Rockets don’t want to switch (yet), so Wood steps up in order to prevent an easy pull-up three attempt.thewestsidegazette.com
Warriors switch up practice routine, say it pays dividends
They call it “The Golden Hour.” Each day after their film session, an hour goes up on the scoreboard clock and the Golden State Warriors break into small groups to begin working at three separate, 20-minute stations: on the court, in the weight room or with the training staff. Coach Steve Kerr and his assistants met during the summer along with Stephen Curry and Draymond Green to review how they might practice more efficiently and with greater focus, and the resulting “Golden Hour” has meant so much to Golden State’s success so far.news.yahoo.com
What Happened to Millions of NBA All-Star Stephen Curry’s Money?
You Might Be SurprisedBy Gregory Smith, Howard University News ServiceWASHINGTON – They are a diverse bunch. Curry made the commitment after then Howard student Otis Ferguson IV approached about the idea of a Howard golf program while Curry was screening a film he had made at Howard. The team was led by Catana Starks, the first woman to coach a men’s golf program at the highest collegiate level. “My dad’s friend went to school with coach Puryear and that’s how we connected,” Green said. “I have always wanted to play golf at a HBCU,” she said.thewestsidegazette.com
Curry, Wiggins lead Warriors to 126-95 victory over Magic
Stephen Curry keeps letting it fly from any spot on the floor, and he's suddenly within striking distance of overtaking Ray Allen as the NBA's all-time leader in made 3-pointers. Curry had seven more 3s on the way to 31 points and eight assists, Andrew Wiggins hit a career-high eight 3s and finished with 28 points, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Orlando Magic 126-95 on Monday night. Curry swished a half-court shot to beat the first-quarter buzzer and wound up shooting 8 of 16.news.yahoo.com
NBA star Steph Curry becomes second oldest player to score 60 points in game
Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry became the second oldest player in NBA history to score 60 points in a game after exploding for a career-high 62 in a 137-122 win over the Portland Trailblazers on Sunday night. The 32-year-old surpassed his previous career high of 54 points and joined NBA legend Pete Maravich as the only NBA players in the last 50 years to score more than 30 points in both halves, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. The former league MVP is also the second oldest player to cross the 60-point plateau, sitting only behind the late Kobe Bryant, who at 37 years old, scored 60 points in his last NBA game. 62 PTS18-31 FG8-16 3PT 👀 Stephen Curry's career-high night 📽️ pic.twitter.com/kh1uR6ubOy — Golden State Warriors (@warriors) January 4, 2021Amid questions whether Curry could lift his team back to its championship-winning ways, he was asked whether he took that personally. A plan proposed by the Warriors to bring fans back to the arena at 50% capacity was rejected in November.cbsnews.com
Under Armour launches a brand with NBA star Steph Curry to better compete with Nike's Jordan
The Curry Brand's performance basketball footwear will launch globally on Dec. 11, in the thick of the holiday season. Under Armour announced Monday the launch of the Curry Brand with NBA star Stephen Curry, a long-time Under Armour athlete, in a bid to reach younger consumers and compete with Nike and its Jordan Brand. The launch of the Curry Brand could help Under Armour gain momentum against its rivals, especially with younger consumers, where it has lost ground. Nike has grown its Jordan Brand, created for former NBA star Michael Jordan, to bring in more than $3.5 billion annually, reaching consumers both young and old. More recently, Nike's focus has been on expanding the Jordan Brand to reach more women.cnbc.com
Coronavirus is a threat to young people too, U.S. official Fauci tells NBA star Curry
(Reuters) - Some young and healthy people in the United States who have contracted the new coronavirus are becoming seriously ill, the top U.S. official on infectious diseases, Anthony Fauci, told NBA star Stephen Curry in an interview on Thursday. What we are starting to see is that there are some people who are younger, people your age - young, healthy, vigorous - who dont have any underlying conditions who are getting seriously ill, Fauci said. Its still a very, very small minority, but it doesnt mean that young people like yourself should say, Im completely exempt from any risk of getting seriously ill, Fauci told the 32-year-old Golden State Warriors guard. The pandemic has upended everyday life in much of the United States and brought professional sports leagues, including the NBA, to a halt. Asked when leagues may be able to return to action, Fauci said it will depend on how quickly the United States can slow the rate of infection.feeds.reuters.com
U.S. to issue guidance for Americans recovering from coronavirus - Fauci
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government will soon set guidelines to help Americans who recover from a coronavirus infection determine when its safe to return to regular life, the governments top infectious diseases expert said on Thursday. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci, speaking in an interview with basketball star Stephen Curry on Instagram, said an increasing number of ill Americans meant that determining a return to health based on medical tests would not always be feasible and that guidance was needed.feeds.reuters.com
ESPN scrambling to figure out programming while live sports shut down indefinitely
On what could be called Black Thursday for major sports leagues, Major League Baseball and the National Hockey League suspended play, following the National Basketball Association's lead on Wednesday. That leaves all-sports networks -- particularly ESPN, which owns more rights to live games than any other media entity -- with several unprecedented problems. In the near term, that includes NCAA conference championship games, NBA games and first-round NCAA women's basketball tournament games. Beyond that, ESPN has additional live college sports on ESPN+, its streaming service, and other linear networks including ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN3. Disney makes about $11 billion annually from ESPN and its sister networks, between getting about $9 per month for all the ESPN networks in affiliate fees and earning about $2.75 billion in yearly advertising, according to research firm LightShed.cnbc.com
NBA's Stephen Curry says basketball remains a vehicle for conversation and progress
"Basketball is a vehicle to help those conversations to start and to continue and hopefully make progress," he added. "Guys in the league are championing so many issues, not only domestically but across the world," Curry told CNBC's Nancy Hungerford. National Basketball Association star Stephen Curry said basketball remains an important vehicle for sparking conversation and driving progress, even as the league continues to suffer the consequences of political fallout with China . Golden State Warriors' president and COO, Rick Welts, previously told CNBC the league is steadfast and won't bar players or management from speaking out. He told CNBC he hopes to be back on the court "sooner than later," but did not give a specific time frame.cnbc.com
Golden State Warriors named Sports Business Journal's Franchise of the Decade
Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors celebrates against the Miami Heat during the second half at American Airlines Arena on February 27, 2019 in Miami, Florida. SAN FRANCISCO The Golden State Warriors has been named "Franchise of the Decade" by Sports Business Journal, a prestigious industry award that recognizes the best overall franchise across all sports in the last 10 years. "It's a huge recognition for all the work that people have put into this organization this decade," Warriors president Rick Welts said in an interview with CNBC. Welts also praised Warriors guard Stephen Curry, the team's face of the franchise. According to Forbes, the Warriors is worth $3.5 billion, the third-most-valuable NBA franchise and 10th-most-valuable sports team in the world.cnbc.com
Two MVPs lead an epic NBA Finals matchup
Lebron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors were born in the same hospital, Akron General, about 3 years apart. This year, they both hope to win the trophy for their respective teams. For the Warriors, it would be their first in 40 years. For the Cavaliers, it would be their first ever. Ben Tracy and Adriana Diaz have more.cbsnews.com