Vinny Benedetto: Final: Nuggets 126, Warriors 121. Denver extends the series to a fifth game behind 37-8-6 from Jokic. Monte Morris goes for 24 (19 after halftime). Gordon adds 21-6-4. Curry goes for 33, Thompson adds 32.
June 27, 2022 | 8:30 pm EDT Update
The Warriors are considered to be the favorites to retain Payton’s services. It isn’t a secret how much he loves the Warriors’ environment, the Bay Area and his fit as a defensive pest and off-ball slasher in a Curry-fueled environment.
Monte Poole: Several people have asked about the future of veteran Warriors asst coach Ron Adams. 1-Still in health/safety protocols but feels OK 2- Steve Kerr wants him back 3-Adams, 74, likely will return for his 9th season
Magic Johnson: I’m excited about the @Los Angeles Lakers draft pick MSU’s Max Christie! He can play multiple positions, is an excellent defender, has a high basketball IQ, and has a beautiful jump shot. Max just needs to get stronger and work on his ball handling.
June 27, 2022 | 6:42 pm EDT Update
Kyrie Irving: Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving is opting into his $37 million player option for the 2022-23 season, @TheAthletic @Stadium has learned. Irving is bypassing on multiple opt-in and trade scenarios to fulfill his four-year commitment to the Nets and Kevin Durant.