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Bogut to rest on second of back-to-back games

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Bogut to rest on second of back-to-back games

OAKLAND -- Warriors coach Mark Jacksonsaid on Thursday that center Andrew Bogut will likely sit out the second gameof back-to-backs -- at least early in the season.Bogut, who fractured his left anklewhile playing for the Milwaukee Bucks in January, returned to action on thecourt for the first time since then on Wednesday night against the Suns inPhoenix.RECAP: Warriors edge Suns in opener
Jackson said the plan this weekend isfor Bogut to play on Friday night in the Warriors home opener against theMemphis Grizzlies and then to sit out Saturdays game against the Clippers inLos Angeles.Right now thats the thinking,Jackson said after Thursdays practice. Thats the way were going to go rightnow until something else happens. But were looking forward to him playing (vs.Memphis).Jackson said the process is fluid andcould change depending on how Boguts ankle feels on any given day.Just look at the schedule, was howJackson responded, when asked how those decisions are made. Thats basicallyit. You look at this one. After a break (Thursday), we play tomorrow. So itmakes sense. But well also see how he feels the day of the game. If he comesin (Friday) and doesnt feel right, then he wont play. So, well play it byear and once again be true to the process.Jackson said the plan is to play Bogutabout 20 to 25 minutes in games at this point. Bogut played 18 minutes in theseason-opener against the Suns, and he wanted to play more in the second half.But Jackson said no.Well listen to his body, listen to thedoctors, Jackson said. And Ill also look at what the game is telling me asfar as how hes looking and how he feels. We just want to be smart.

Kerr dreams of world with quiet Trump and LaVar Ball: 'Wouldn't that be great?'

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Kerr dreams of world with quiet Trump and LaVar Ball: 'Wouldn't that be great?'

In the real world, the President of the United States Donald Trump started a Twitter feud with LaVar Ball on Sunday. 

Trump believes he should have left three college athletes, including Ball's son LiAngelo, in a Chinese jail for shoplifting. In return, Warriors head coach Steve Kerr wants the two to simply stop talking.

"It would be nice for all of us if both of them would just be quiet," Kerr said to reporters at the Barclays Center. "Wouldn't that be great?"

Coach Kerr on LaVar/Trump beef: “It would be nice for all of us if both of them would just be quiet.”

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"Modern life. Two people seeking attention and are both getting it, so I'm sure both guys are really happy," Kerr initially said when first asked about the two. 

Unprompted, Kerr then asked reporters for a request to help us all. 

"You know what would help, if all of you stopped covering both of them," Kerr pleaded. "Is that possible? You can probably stop covering LaVar. I don't think you can stop covering the President. I don't think that'll work." 

Ex-Warriors All-Star David Lee announces his retirement from the NBA

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Ex-Warriors All-Star David Lee announces his retirement from the NBA

In the span of about 16 days, David Lee has made a lot of changes to his life.

On Nov. 3, he announced that he got engaged to tennis star Caroline Wozniacki.

On Sunday, the former Warriors All-Star forward announced his retirement from the NBA with a post on Instagram.

"An epic night celebrating my retirement with my friends and family! Thank you to my amazing fiancée @carowozniacki for planning the surprise!" Lee wrote as the caption for a photo of him with all his friends.

Former teammates Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson were among those that "Liked" the posted. Curry even left a comment.

"They'll still always have trouble with the pitch and follow man Man! Congrats," Curry wrote.

Acquired in July of 2009 from the Knicks, Lee played five seasons with the Warriors. During his time in Oakland, he averaged 16.7 points and 9.6 rebounds.

Lee was named to the Western Conference All-Star team during the 2012-13 season. He averaged 18.5 points and 11.2 rebounds per game that season.

The 34-year-old capped off his tenure with the Warriors by winning an NBA championship in 2015. After the playoff run, the Warriors traded Lee to Boston. He spent last season with the Spurs and appeared in 79 games.