Warriors' Curry downplays latest ankle tweak


Warriors' Curry downplays latest ankle tweak

Warriors point guard Stephen Curry downplayed his mostrecent ankle tweak and said hed be fine by the teams regular-season openeragainst the Suns in Phoenix on Oct. 31.Curry rolled the ankle in the second quarter of theWarriors 101-97 preseason victory over the Portland Trail Blazers at the Rose Garden and didntreturn. He sustained the injury when Wes Matthews collided with him frombehind.NEWS: Curry rolls ankle, tweets message at Warriors fans
Its well-known Ive had some sprains the last couple ofyears, a couple of surgeries, Curry told Fox Sports Radio on Saturday. Butlast night was just a weird, freak play in the preseason. I got rolled on byone of the Portland players. It wont set me back too bad. Ill be ready to goopening night.Curry missed 40 of 66 games last season because of ankleissues. He rehabbed all of the summer and was cleared to play five-on-fivebasketball about a month ago.After sustaining the injury against Portland, Curry wantedto go back into the game.Its the preseason so weve got to be smart, obviously,Curry said. I was on a roll so I wanted to get back in the game. But Coach(Mark Jackson) put the no to that. Ive just got to get ready for the nextone.The Warriors have two preseason games remaining on Mondaynight against the Clippers in Los Angeles and on Tuesday night against the Sunsat Oracle Arena.

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


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


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.