The Golden State Warriors star got into a Twitter debate with rapper Lil Dicky about whether the Cleveland Cavaliers should trade LeBron James.
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Niang signs partial guarantee with Warriors
Sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski that free agent Georges Niang has signed a partial guarantee with Golden State and will likely play for the Warriors' G-League affiliate in Santa Cruz. Niang appeared in 23 games for the Indiana Pacers last season.
LeBron James flew in to New York City on Tuesday morning to take part in pickup games with Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Durant, among others.
Kevin Durant matched LeBron James' rating from last season, but The King still clipped him by a point, as Dwyane Wade revealed by poking some fun at himself.
Jorge Sedano talks to Sam Esfandiari of Warriorsworld.com, along with Nick Sciria and James Holas of Bballbreakdown.com about the NBA schedule release, the latest in the Kyrie Irving saga, the origins of "Meet me in Temecula" and much more.
Warriors looking to get revenge on Christmas
After splitting the first two Christmas Day games, the Cavs and Warriors will once again go at it this season on Dec. 25. Last year, the Cavs beat the Warriors 109-108 on a game-winning shot from Kyrie Irving.
NBA's best will have the brightest lights
Not surprisingly, the five teams set to make the most nationally televised appearances next season all made the playoffs and have some of the NBA's top superstars.
Warriors, come out to play
The defending NBA champs will be involved in several must-see matchups this upcoming season, including a Finals rematch with the Cavaliers on Christmas.
ESPN Stats and Information
To begin the 2018 calendar year, Golden State plays eight of its first 10 games of the road. This stretch includes two road games against the Rockets and three road games in four nights against the Bucks, Raptors and Cavaliers. According to RPM, the Warriors have the hardest schedule in the month of January (.552 opponent projected win percentage).
After the Dubs host the Cavaliers in a Christmas Day rematch, the familiar foes will meet again in Cleveland on Monday, Jan. 15.
Adam Reisinger ESPN.com
The Warriors will be on ESPN, ABC and TNT a league-high 31 times in 2017-18, representing 38% of their entire schedule. Three teams (the Hawks, Magic, and Nets) will not play a game on any of the league's national TV partners this season.
Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer
ESPN is told that Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr is very pleased with how the league addressed the scheduling in reducing back-to-backs, eliminating four games in five nights. He feels this is beneficial for the entire league.
Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer
The timing of the Cavs' two regular season games with the Golden State Warriors mimics the last two years: Christmas Day (at GSW) and then the rematch about two weeks later (home on Jan. 15).
Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer
The Golden State Warriors and Oklahoma City Thunder meet for the first time this season on Nov. 22 in OKC. Kevin Durant squares off against Russell Westbrook and Paul George.
Will the Warriors get their third title in four years? Or will the Cavaliers, Rockets or another contender emerge? Our ESPN Forecast panel is forecasting the most likely NBA champion for 2017-18.
A loaded Western Conference has sights on ending the Warriors' run as West champs. Can the Rockets or Spurs rise up? Our ESPN Forecast panel is forecasting the most likely Western Conference champion for 2017-18.
Kevin Durant said Friday that he meant no disrespect to India after comments he made in a recent Q&A drew criticism.
Michael Collins ESPN Senior Writer
I told Andre Iguodala that he and Klay Thompson were the ONLY people last week at the Web.com Tour event (other than me) that believed Steph Curry would break 80 and play well I. "I tried to tell 'em man!" Ironically enough last week Iggy broke 80 for the first time in his golfing career shooting a very respectable 76! "That happened real fast too!" Beamed Andre. The Golden State Warrior is out at the PGA Championship Friday watching golf and doing tv commentary.
We meet again
The Warriors and Cavaliers are set for a Finals rematch for the third straight Christmas. The two teams split their first two Christmas Day meetings.
Recent history gives Warriors Opening Night edge
The past three defending champions, including the Warriors two years ago, have started off their season with a win. Golden State will try to continue the streak on Oct. 17 vs. the Rockets.