TAG: Andre Iguodala

Smack / Oct 14, 2014 / 4:45 pm

Andre Iguodala Says Klay Thompson 3-Point Attempts Are Comparable To Layups

Andre Iguodala, Klay Thompson

It’s not even debatable anymore: Corner three-pointers and attempts from the restricted area are the most valuable shots in basketball. The Houston Rockets have based an entire offensive identity on this line of thinking to great success, and every defense in the league’s foremost goal is preventing those specific tries. While the NBA has obviously come around to understanding the value of shots from deep, though, most players and teams would surely opt for an uncontested layup as opposed to dishing to an open teammate waiting beyond the arc. But the Golden State Warriors aren’t most teams, and Klay Thompson isn’t most shooters. Read More »

Latest News / Oct 13, 2014 / 12:30 pm

Report: Warriors May Start Harrison Barnes, Bring Andre Iguodala Off Bench

Harrison Barnes

We didn’t bat an eye when the Golden State Warriors started Harrison Barnes instead of Andre Iguodala to open their rout of the Los Angeles Lakers last night. Preseason is the time to experiment, after all, and Iguodala suffered a broken nose in his team’s previous exhibition against the Lakers on Thursday. Giving the youngster some confidence by playing with the starters and Iguodala some rest was a prudent decision by first-time head coach Steve Kerr, we thought. Then came news, however, that not only was Iguodala active and playing without restrictions, but Kerr went with Barnes in his place to get a look at a potential change in his regular season rotation. Read More »

Video / Oct 12, 2014 / 10:45 pm

Ronnie Price Throws Shoe At Andre Iguodala To Stop Warriors Fast Break

Ronnie Price, Andre Iguodala

Ronnie Price, Andre Iguodala

Here’s how bad things were for the Los Angeles Lakers in the first half against the Golden State Warriors tonight: After losing a shoe and turning the ball over, reserve guard Ronnie Price threw his sneaker at Andre Iguodala to stop a Warriors fast break. Read More »

Smack, Twitter / Sep 4, 2014 / 10:00 am

Steven Adams Offended After Andre Iguodala Mocks “Haka” Dance

Steven Adams, Andre Iguodala

The epic “Haka” Dance New Zealand performed before getting toasted by Team USA earlier this week led to a brief spat on Twitter between Andre Iguodala and Thunder center, Steven Adams, the latter of whom is a native of New Zealand. Read More »

Smack, Twitter / Sep 1, 2014 / 12:30 pm

Iggy: “I Had A Better Shot At Halle Berry” Than Under Armour Had With Durant

Kevin Durant, Andre Iguodala

On Sunday, news came that Nike had matched Under Armour‘s gargantuan 10-year, $265-285 million offer and would retain signature NBA star, Kevin Durant until 2024. When current Under Armour athlete and new Hawks wing, Kent Bazemore, tweeted out a thanks to KD for considering Under Armour, swoosh athlete, Andre Iguodala, made it clear UA’s shot to land KD was well-nigh impossible. Read More »

NBA / Aug 11, 2014 / 11:30 am

The Warriors Might Bring Andre Iguodala Off The Bench Next Season

Harrison Barnes, Andre Iguodala

Despite having a rookie coach in Steve Kerr and losing in the first round of the playoffs last season, the Golden State Warriors expect to contend for a title this season. They have one of the strongest starting fives in the league, but in order to strengthen the bench, Kerr may consider bringing Andre Iguodala off the bench next season. Read More »

GIFs, NBA, Playground / Jul 31, 2014 / 5:30 pm

Top 5 Most Flavorful Moves Of The 2013-14 NBA Season

Andre Iguodala, Quincy Miller

It’s summer time, so a ball is always bouncing at Harlem’s temple, Rucker Park. Bacardi Flavored Rum is hosting “Flavor at the Rucker” nights every Thursday at 6 p.m. ET during a partnership with this summer’s Entertainers Basketball Classic The NBA is focused on the win, but Rucker’s where players can showcase their personal flavor of hoop brilliance. That’s what makes these next five sequences from the 2013-14 season such bold indictments of the defenders involved. In the NBA, you’re embarrassing the best. Read More »

Latest News / Jun 2, 2014 / 3:30 pm

Noah & George Headline 2014 All-Defensive Teams

Joakim Noah

The NBA announced the 2014 All-Defensive teams today. The first team comprises of Defensive Player Of The Year Joakim Noah, Paul George, Chris Paul, Serge Ibaka and Andre Iguodala. Read More »

NBA, Smack / May 9, 2014 / 12:00 pm

5 Reasons Why Firing Mark Jackson Was The Right Move For Golden State

Mark Jackson

“Things had to change,” Mark Jackson said on The Dan Patrick Show just one day after being fired as the head coach of the Golden State Warriors. From the way he answered questions, it appeared obvious Jackson’s mind may have already been made up: he was going to leave regardless. Read More »

NBA / Apr 25, 2014 / 1:45 pm

5 Biggest Disappointments In The NBA Playoffs So Far

James Harden

The NBA Playoffs will either make or break a team or a player. The postseason provides players and coaches the platform to expose their greatest strengths or the lowest weaknesses on the biggest stage. That is why the playoffs carry an incredible amount of emphasis, which draws in the utmost attention from basketball fans around the globe. Read More »