Steph Curry has been putting on epic displays of scoring brilliance all season and Monday in Philadelphia he kept it going with 49 points against the top team in the Eastern Conference. The Sixers threw everything at Steph (even his kid brother Seth), but there was no stopping the top scorer in the NBA (just passed Bradley Beal) who put up 30+ points for the 11th straight game. He now has 10+ 3-point field goals in four of the last five games. Meanwhile, the Warriors have won five of the last six. Ray and Joe discuss the hottest player on the planet and chat about the potential of this Golden State team.
After getting the news that James Wiseman is probably out for the season with a knee injury, Golden State had a feel-good win Monday over Denver, one of the top teams in the Western Conference. Steph Curry passed Wilt Chamberlain to become the Warriors all-time leading scorer and went on to score 53 points. Ray and Joe discuss the win, Steph’s accomplishment and what the Wiseman injury means going forward.
In a win that may have saved their playoff hopes, the Warriors came back in the 4th quarter to beat the high-flying Milwaukee Bucks, who were without All Star Giannis Antetokounmpo. Steph Curry scored 41 points to save the day for Golden State. Ray and Joe analyze the game and zero in what the win means in the big picture of the season.
Without injured Steph Curry and Draymond Green the Warriors were blown out by 53 points on Friday night by the Raptors. Ray and Joe talk about some of the worst losses in NBA history and discuss the apparent lack of motivation for a playoff spot. Is James Wiseman regressing? Does Nico Mannion belong in the NBA right now? Important questions for Golden State as they struggle on the current road trip.
We know Steve Kerr as the successful Warriors coach with three NBA titles, but there’s so much more to the man. Scott Howard-Cooper, an award-winning sports journalist, has authored an in-depth biography (coming out on June 15) assessing the life and career of Kerr. Scott joins Ray and Joe to talk about Steve Kerr, A Life. It’s a special podcast and a book you won’t want to miss!
The Warriors dropped four games in a row for the first time this season with a blowout loss to the LA Clippers. James Wiseman sat the first three quarters as discipline after missing a Covid test during the All Star break. Ray and Joe talk about if that was the right way to handle the situation. We also discuss whether or not the Warriors should trade Kelly Oubre and/or Andrew Wiggins before the deadline in two weeks. And, you’ll hear what we think about the new rotation with rookies Nico Mannion and Jordan Poole.
The Warriors dropped three games in a row for the first time this season with a loss at Phoenix heading into the All Star break. Ray and Joe discuss the way Jordan Poole and James Wiseman performed in a game that didn’t include resting starters Steph Curry, Draymond Green and Kelly Oubre.
Draymond Green admittedly gave away a recent game in Charlotte with a late double technical, so Friday night he was looking for revenge against the Hornets at Chase Center and he got it with a career high 19 assists as the Warriors won three straight games for the first time this season. Kelly Oubre, Jr. had 27 points on 11/15 FG as Golden State shot 61% from the field in a game that featured numerous dunks and other easy baskets for the Dubs. Ray and Joe take a close look at why Oubre is playing well, discuss holes in the second unit and assess the very challenging upcoming schedule.
With James Wiseman (wrist) and Kevon Looney (ankle) still out and Draymond Green sitting with a sore ankle the Warriors still pulled off a stunning comeback from down 19 points to beat Miami in overtime on Wednesday night. Ray and Joe discuss how Kent Bazemore (26 points) led the attack and Steph Curry came up with key three-pointers after a miserable first three quarters of shooting. Green’s Monday comments about treatment of NBA players are also topic of conversation.
Steph Curry followed up his 57-point game in Dallas with a 32-point effort and more sensational shots in San Antonio, but the result was the same – a close loss. 20 Golden State turnovers were a big part of the reason the Warriors dropped a game in San Antonio for the 41st time in the last 44 games there. Ray and Joe debate when Curry should come back into the game in the 4th quarter of close games after Steve Kerr explains his big picture viewpoint.