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Warriors GM – We didn’t acquire Russell to flip him

[ad_1] OAKLAND, Calif. -- Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers said Monday that his team did not acquire All-Star guard D'Angelo Russell just to flip him in a different deal.Speaking for the first time since acquiring Russell in a sign-and-trade that sent Kevin Durant to the Brooklyn Nets, Myers said the organization hasn't decided whether Russell fits into the team's long-term plans, despite speculation throughout the league that Russell
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We didn’t acquire Russell to flip him

[ad_1] OAKLAND, Calif. -- Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers said Monday that his team did not acquire new guard D'Angelo Russell just to flip him in a different deal.Speaking for the first time since acquiring Russell in a sign-and-trade that sent Kevin Durant to the Brooklyn Nets, Myers said the organization still hasn't decided whether Russell fits into the team's long-term plans or not, despite speculation throughout the
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Who are the league’s best teams now?

[ad_1] In our post-Finals Power Rankings, we asked whether offseason chaos was on the horizon.Welp.Free agency saw Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving team up in Brooklyn, D'Angelo Russell join the Splash Brothers, Jimmy Butler take his talents to South Beach and Tobias Harris and Kristaps Porzingis sign max deals with Philly and Dallas, respectively. And that was just the first 24 hours!The league has changed seemingly overnight, and we're here
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Who are the league’s best teams now?

[ad_1] In our post-Finals Power Rankings, we asked whether offseason chaos was on the horizon.Welp.Free agency saw Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving team up in Brooklyn, D'Angelo Russell join the Splash Brothers, Jimmy Butler take his talents to South Beach and Tobias Harris and Kristaps Porzingis sign max deals with Philly and Dallas, respectively. And that was just the first 24 hours!The league has changed seemingly overnight, and we're here
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Curry ready for rebuilt Warriors’ ‘new challenge’

[ad_1] Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry says he is ready for the "new challenge" of bringing his new-look team to the same level that reached five straight NBA Finals.Speaking Thursday after a practice round for the American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament, Curry addressed the losses of Kevin Durant, Andre Iguodala and DeMarcus Cousins, among others. He said he understood Durant's decision to join the Brooklyn Nets, saying "you
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GSW keep Adams after Lakers’ interest

[ad_1] After talking with the Los Angeles Lakers, Ron Adams will remain in a revised role on the Golden State Warriors' coaching staff, league sources told ESPN.The Lakers had received permission from the Warriors to speak with Adams about the possibility of joining Frank Vogel's staff, but no official offer was made, according to a league source.Adams has been a key assistant coach for the Warriors. He just finished his
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Adams declines Lakers, sticks with GSW

[ad_1] Ron Adams has turned down an assistant-coaching job with the Los Angeles Lakers and will remain in a revised role on the Golden State Warriors coaching staff, league sources told ESPN.Adams has been a key assistant coach for the Warriors. He just finished his fifth season on Steve Kerr's staff and 25th season overall as an NBA assistant coach.The Lakers had received permission from the Warriors to talk with
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Players, teams use maximum leverage in deals this summer

[ad_1] It is said negotiation is an art, and it's taught that way in business schools, described that way in numerous books and portrayed that way in movies.But over the past month, several of the most high-profile NBA deals didn't feel like they had much art involved. They were more like blunt-force trauma. In retrospect, 2019 could be remembered as the league's summer of leverage.In the span of just a
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Warriors waive 3-time champ guard Livingston

[ad_1] The Golden State Warriors waived three-time championship guard Shaun Livingston, but sources told ESPN his intention remains to return for a 16th season in the NBA."Shaun was a huge part of three NBA championship teams with the Warriors, but his overall journey is what is most remarkable," Warriors CEO Joe Lacob said in a statement. "He overcame incredible odds following a devastating injury, wore nine different NBA uniforms during
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Sources — Warriors waive 3-time champ Livingston

[ad_1] As the Golden State Warriors waive three-time championship guard Shaun Livingston, his intention remains to return for a 16th season in the NBA, league sources told ESPN.Livingston, who will be 34 before the start of next season, joins a free-agent market that is full of contending teams searching for savvy, championship-hardened veterans to fortify benches.Livingston, a versatile 6-foot-7, has shown himself to be one of the league's savviest players