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3-time NBA champion Livingston retires at 34

[ad_1] Guard Shaun Livingston, who won three NBA championships with the Golden State Warriors during his 15 seasons in the league, announced his retirement Friday.Livingston, who was waived by the Warriors on July 10, made his announcement on Instagram. View this post on Instagram After 15 years in the NBA, I'm excited, sad, fortunate and grateful all in one breath. Hard to put into a caption all of the emotions
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Durant — ‘Some days I hate the circus of the NBA’

[ad_1] Kevin Durant doesn't like to live in the past, perhaps because he's all too aware of what lingers there.Memories of Oklahoma City evoke bitterness. His departure from the Golden State Warriors has been a clean cut.In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, which was published in the WSJ magazine Tuesday, Durant reflected on the journey to get to his new reality -- a four-year, $164 million deal with
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When the Donald Sterling saga rocked the NBA — and changed it forever

[ad_1] GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS president Rick Welts was in his old office up in Oakland when the call came in. Warriors general manager Bob Myers was checking in, as he often did, after the team's shootaround in Los Angeles.It was the morning of Game 5 of the Warriors' 2014 first-round playoff series against the Los Angeles Clippers. Four days earlier, TMZ had published voice recordings of then-Clippers owner Donald Sterling
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Draymond Green missed being the underdog

[ad_1] What should we expect from Draymond Green and the Golden State Warriors this season?This will be the first time in a while that the Warriors start the year not being strong championship favorites. Kevin Durant is now a member of the Brooklyn Nets, Klay Thompson is recovering from an ACL injury and D'Angelo Russell is joining the Golden State backcourt.Fresh off of inking a $100 million contract extension to
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Talk of Warriors missing playoffs is ‘crazy’

[ad_1] After reaching agreement on a $100 million contract extension earlier this month, Draymond Green is once again embracing the doubters who are down on the Golden State Warriors next season following Kevin Durant's departure and Klay Thompson's ACL injury."I've heard people say we're not gonna make the playoffs. That's crazy to me," Green said in an interview with ESPN's Rachel Nichols on Wednesday's The Jump. "I mean, that's just,
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Warriors not to blame for Achilles injury

[ad_1] Kevin Durant, in his first interview since rupturing his Achilles tendon in Game 5 of the NBA Finals in June, said he does not hold the Golden State Warriors accountable for the injury."Hell, no. How can you blame [the Warriors]? Hell, no," Durant told Yahoo Sports, speaking at a house in Los Angeles. "I heard the Warriors pressured me into getting back. Nobody never said a word to me
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Green, Warriors reach four-year max extension

[ad_1] With free agency looming next summer, three-time NBA champion and All-Star forward Draymond Green has agreed to a four-year, $100 million maximum contract extension with the Golden State Warriors, agent Rich Paul of Klutch Sports told ESPN.The new deal, which starts with the 2020-21 season, brings the total length and value of Green's contract to five years, $118 million. Green's extension will pay him $22.2 million, $24 million, $25.8
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Green, Warriors reach four-year max extension

[ad_1] With free agency looming next summer, three-time NBA champion and All-Star forward Draymond Green has agreed to a four-year, $100 million maximum contract extension with the Golden State Warriors, agent Rich Paul of Klutch Sports told ESPN.The new deal, which starts with the 2020-21 season, brings the total length and value of Green's contract to five years, $118 million. Green's extension pays him $22.2 million, $24 million, $25.8 million
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Sources — Clips vs. Lakers tops Christmas games

[ad_1] A marquee matchup of two new dynamic duos created this offseason will headline the NBA's Christmas slate this year.The LA Clippers and Los Angeles Lakers will play at Staples Center on Dec. 25, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. The meeting will pit LeBron James and new teammate Anthony Davis against reigning Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard and Paul George.James will likely play in his 14th Christmas game this year and
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Klay on ACL injury – ‘Most tragic part of sports’

[ad_1] Warriors star Klay Thompson, in his first in-depth interview since suffering a torn ACL in Game 6 of the NBA Finals in June, characterized the injury as "obviously the most tragic part of sports," saying he was humbled when Golden State then offered him a five-year max contract."I knew I did something. But I've never had the severity of an ACL injury or an injury that bad," Thompson told