HoopsHype David Lee rumors


March 10, 2015 Updates

Meanwhile, Lee mostly sits and watches the Warriors play the best basketball in franchise history. They're 50-12 and the playoffs beckon. "We're winning and we're having fun," Lee said. "It's hard at times. I couldn't do this if we weren't winning. But we are. I'm not going to put myself ahead of that." CSNBayArea.com

March 6, 2015 Updates

Spencer Checketts: Rather irrelevant at this point, but just caught wind that Jazz had serious discussions at trade deadline with Warriors to acquire David Lee Twitter

February 18, 2015 Updates

Teams trying to move high-priced veterans like Prince, Andrea Bargnani (Knicks), Bass (Celtics), Kevin Martin (Timberwolves) and David Lee (Warriors) aren't likely to find any takers. All of the above, besides Lee, would then be headed for buyouts, sources say. CBSSports.com

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December 31, 2014 Updates

David Lee's conditioning level isn't at 100 percent, but his minutes restriction has been taken away and he's ready to see his role increased. "Each game I feel like I'm getting better and better," said Lee, who has played the past five Warriors games after missing 24 because of a hamstring injury. "I still felt a little tired out there. I'm still getting my game cardio back, but that's to be expected." Contra Costa Times

Lee played a season-high 25 minutes in the blowout win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday. Coach Steve Kerr said it was a goal entering the game to increase his minutes after he didn't play more than 19 in any of his first four games back. "He's moving well," Kerr said. "His rhythm and his timing is definitely rounding into form." Contra Costa Times

December 23, 2014 Updates

David Lee furrowed his brow when asked after the Warriors' 128-108 rout of Sacramento if coming off the bench was understandable given that the team played so well while he was injured. "Absolutely," Lee said Monday. "Whether I start tomorrow, or I get a DNP or anything in between, I trust Coach (Steve Kerr) that he's doing this to help our team win games, and that's his only agenda. "If this is a temporary thing, a permanent thing, that doesn't matter to me at all. I'm so excited that I'm on this winning team." Oakland Tribune

December 21, 2014 Updates

David Lee wasn't available again on Saturday, but this time, it was only to the media. Lee, who has missed all but about 6½ minutes of the regular season, went through his first full practice since reinjuring his left hamstring on Nov. 5 and appears all-systems-go for a Monday night return against Sacramento. "He looked good, he was moving really well, his hamstring's fine," said coach Steve Kerr. "He told me everything else is sore now, which is a good sign. He's getting back into basketball shape and running a lot of sprints. But this was the first time he's scrimmaged full court, which was a good step." San Jose Mercury-News

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Myers disputed the conspiracy theory that they are taking their time with Lee's retunr because the team is winning, saying, "(Lee's timeline is) not so much about the (Warriors') record as it is, 'Let's prevent it from happening again.' It's more about that, being smart about it. He already was cleared (previously), and he practiced a couple of times before he came back last time, but we don't want that to happen again." USA Today Sports

December 12, 2014 Updates
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Lee's involvement was limited to half court 3-on-3 action at the end of Thursday's practice. The power forward will travel with the team on its three-game trip that opens Saturday against the Mavericks, but Kerr said steps remain before he can return to the court. "The first thing is to play half court," Kerr said. "Then he's got to get up and down the floor and play some full court before he's ready to be out there in a game. He's coming along." The team will see how Lee responds Friday to his work at practice and determine if he's ready for that next step. Lee has played only seven minutes this season and has missed the past 17 games because of a strained left hamstring. San Jose Mercury-News

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