Kyle Lowry on decision to dismiss to Casey: â€śThey made a decision — and for me, as a leader in the organization — itâ€™s my job to support the decision that (President) Masai (Ujiri) and GM Bobby (Webster) made.â€ť
May 21, 2018 | 12:30 pm EDT Update
Chris Forsberg: Al Horford: “I know the guys will respond. Our guys, what Iâ€™ve quickly learned, even though theyâ€™re young guys, theyâ€™ve always responded. They always respond when they have a down game, theyâ€™ll come in, be ready to go, and weâ€™re looking forward to the game tonight.”
â€śThis is my fâ€”ing house!â€ť Stephen Curry cursed in celebration after ending his frustration. Stunned NBA fans worldwide read his lips, and fans at Oracle Arena saw the replay on the JumboTron. The devout Christian got caught up in the emotion of the moment but was apologetic after his Golden State Warriorsâ€™ 126-85 blowout win against the Houston Rockets in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals on Sunday. â€śIf they ever thought I was perfect, then they got the wrong message to begin with,â€ť said Curry, the favorite active athlete among kids 12-17, according to a 2017 ESPN Sports Poll. â€śI try to do the right things all the time. I have an awareness of who I represent on the court. In that moment, I fell a little short. I have to try to do better next time.â€ť
Adam Himmelsbach: Shane Larkin said he went through a full individual workout yesterday and feelis like heâ€™s getting close. The biggest concern is getting hit again on that shoulder.
Potential No. 1 pick in the 2018 Draft Luka Doncic won the EuroBasket playing under a Serbian coach: Igor Kokoskov. The newly appointed Phoenix Suns head coach isnâ€™t the only Serbian that the Real Madrid star would play with. â€śHard questionâ€¦ We all know who is Zeljko (Obradovic), and then there is Sasha Djordjevic. There are a lot of good coaches. And for Serbian players, I think (Bogdan) Bogdanovic. We are friends, he is a great player, I could learn a lot [from him],â€ť Doncic said to Serbian website Telegraf.rs when asked if there are any Serbian coaches or players heâ€™d choose to work with.
Marc J. Spears: Warriors coach Steve Kerr has won the 2017-18 Rudy Tomjanovich Award, which honors an NBA coach for his cooperation with the media and fans, as well as his excellence on the court, the Professional Basketball Writers Association announced today. @ProHoopsWriters
Oâ€™Neal and Barkley have continued to go back at each other on the air during Inside the NBA and there continues to be more talk of Googling. When Shaq wondered how the Warriors allowed 6-foot-9 Kevin Durant to play guard, Oâ€™Neal and Barkley traded barbs that included a â€śGoogle me, Chuck!â€ť