Injury Report: Warriors’ Gary Payton II (lower back) out vs. Timberwolves on Sunday

With Steph Curry (hand) and Draymond Green (calf) already ruled out on Sunday, the Golden State Warriors added another player to the injury report against the Minnesota Timberwolves. Gary Payton II is set to miss his second consecutive game due to lower back spasms. Against the Bucks, Payton II left the game with a back […]

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Injury Report: Klay Thompson (rest), Draymond Green (calf), Gary Payton II (back) out vs. Bulls on Friday

To cap off the second leg of a road back-to-back, the Golden State Warriors will be without a trio of key players against the leaders of the Eastern Conference. On Friday, the Warriors have ruled out Klay Thompson (rest), Gary Payton II (back) and Draymond Green (calf) against the Chicago Bulls. After recently making his […]

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Watch: Warriors’ Gary Payton II soars for powerful putback dunk on Christmas day vs. Suns

With four players in the league’s COVID-19 health and safety protocol, the Golden State Warriors needed to lean on their depth in a primetime matchup against the Phoenix Suns on Christmas day. Steve Kerr called on reserve guard Gary Payton II to start alongside Steph Curry in the backcourt on Saturday afternoon. With a chance […]

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Watch: Warriors’ Gary Payton II spikes emphatic dunk vs. Suns

While offensive fireworks from Steph Curry and strong defense from Draymond Green has helped lead the Golden State Warriors to a league-best 18-2 record, dunks from Gary Payton II have also been a theme throughout the season. In a must-see battle against the streaking Phoenix Suns on Tuesday, Payton II added another powerful dunk to […]

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Watch: Warriors’ Gary Payton II continues streak of impressive dunks with steal and slam vs. Bulls

Similar to a long-distance Steph Curry 3-pointer, Gary Payton II dunks are becoming an expected feature when watching the Golden State Warriors this season. After a flurry of dunks to open the 2021-22 campaign, Payton II continued his streak of highlight-worthy slams on Friday night at San Francisco’s Chase Center against the Chicago Bulls. Before […]

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Watch: Steph Curry lob leads to another ridiculous Gary Payton II dunk vs. Timberwolves

A theme throughout the Golden State Warriors’ red-hot start to the 2021-22 NBA season has been the flurry of eye-popping dunks from Gary Payton II. In each contest, the Oregon State product seems to set San Francisco’s Chase Center into a frenzy with a new emphatic dunk. On Wednesday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves, Payton […]

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Warriors Report Card: Player grades from the Warriors’ win over the Houston Rockets

The Golden State Warriors look like legitimate title contenders this season. They have the best record in the NBA following a 120-107 win over the Houston Rockets. They have scored the second-most points per game (113.9) and allowed the second-fewest (100.2). Head coach Steve Kerr’s squad has been feasting on the back of dizzying ball […]

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Warriors Report Card: Player grades for Golden State Warriors win over New Orleans Pelicans

The Golden State Warriors walked all over a New Orleans Pelicans side without Zion Williamson or Brandon Ingram Friday. The Warriors rode some supreme ball movement and good shot-making to a 126-85 win at the Chase Center. The Warriors improved to 7-1 on the season, winning its third straight, even without a top-notch performance from […]

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Warriors Report Card: Player grades for Golden State Warriors’ win over Charlotte Hornets

The Golden State Warriors flexed their defensive muscles in the second half against the Charlotte Hornets en route to a 114-92 win at the Chase Center. Despite an underwhelming performance from the usually-dominant Steph Curry, the Warriors got production from other parts of their roster to stave off a 32-point night from Miles Bridges. The […]

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Warriors sign guard Gary Payton II to fill final roster spot

At the end of the preseason, the Golden State Warriors waived a group of players, including Gary Payton II. During training camp, Payton II was in competition with players like Avery Bradley for Golden State’s final roster spot. Prior to the start of the regular-season opener against the Los Angeles Lakers, the Warriors made a […]

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