Latest Kevon Looney News

Looney returning to Warriors on 3-year deal, Payton gone

Jul. 01, 2022 23:46 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Golden State Warriors wanted to keep their roster together to make a run at a repeat. As the NBA's free agency period began, Golden State retained center Kevon Looney when he agreed to a $25.5 million, three-year contract, but lost several other key faces....

Day 2 of free agency: LaVine, Nurkic decide to stay put

Jul. 01, 2022 16:40 PM EDT

Zach LaVine is staying in Chicago. Same goes for Jusuf Nurkic in Portland. Day 2 of NBA free agency on Friday brought another max deal — this time, going to LaVine, who secured the richest contract in Bulls history when he agreed to a $215 million, five-year contract. ...

NBA free agency opens Thursday, starting deal-making season

Jun. 29, 2022 17:36 PM EDT

Let the talking begin. The trading, too, and eventually the signing. Free agency officially opens Thursday in the NBA, with teams able to begin negotiating at 6 p.m. Eastern with players who are not under contract — although, in reality, free agency and the slew of offseason...

Warriors select forward Patrick Baldwin Jr. with 28th pick

Jun. 24, 2022 01:07 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Golden State Warriors will build a roster with the mission to repeat as NBA champions. How the team's new draft picks will fit into that quest remains to be seen. The Warriors selected forward Patrick Baldwin Jr. from the University of...

Wiggins delivers on both ends, Warriors lead NBA Finals 3-2

Jun. 14, 2022 01:25 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Exhibiting a determined confidence and grit all game, Andrew Wiggins single-handedly took the pressure off Stephen Curry and delivered the best game yet of his eight-year career. Now, the first-time All-Star is on the cusp of becoming a first-time NBA champion...

Green looks to make impact for Warriors even without scoring

Jun. 12, 2022 18:00 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When the Golden State Warriors made their fourth-quarter push to get back into the NBA Finals, Draymond Green had the unusual role as spectator. The versatile Green, who has been one of the stalwarts of Golden State’s dynasty, got pulled in crunch time of...

Stephen Curry's teammates admire his humility as a superstar

Jun. 07, 2022 02:28 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jordan Poole knocked down a buzzer-beater from almost midcourt when Stephen Curry made a point to catch his gaze, and that celebratory stare down told so much about the veteran guard's pride for his young teammate. Curry expressed as much joy for Poole hitting...

Analysis: Draymond Green set the tone for Warriors in Game 2

Jun. 06, 2022 02:12 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The first sign Game 2 of the NBA Finals was going Golden State’s way came on the first possession. Boston controlled the opening tap. Marcus Smart dribbled across midcourt and flipped the ball to Jayson Tatum, who quickly tossed it to Al Horford near the top...

Warriors answer in Game 2, top Celtics 107-88 to even Finals

Jun. 05, 2022 23:36 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Just like in Game 1, the Golden State Warriors took command with a big third quarter. Unlike Game 1, they finished the job. The NBA Finals are now tied, after the Warriors turned a close game into a rout with a third-quarter masterpiece. Stephen...

NBA Finals preview: Breaking down Celtics-Warriors matchup

Jun. 01, 2022 13:16 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Preview capsule for the NBA Finals, which start Thursday: East No. 2 BOSTON CELTICS (51-31, 12-6) vs. West No. 3 GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS (53-29, 12-4) Season series: Tied, 1-1. Golden State won at Boston 111-107 on Dec. 17. The Celtics rolled on...