Jackson, Curry formulating playing time plan


Jackson, Curry formulating playing time plan

OAKLAND Looks like Warriors coach Mark Jackson and pointguard Stephen Curry have some things to work out when it comes to Currysplaying time in the preseason.Jackson said after Saturdays practice that Curry wouldlikely sit out either Sundays preseason opener against the Lakers in Fresno orMondays game against the Utah Jazz at Oracle Arena.But Curry later expressed to reporters that hed like toplay in both games. What Jackson and Curry do agree on is they will be talkingabout it and figuring it out.Im going to think about it, talk to Steph about it,Jackson said. Im going to think about it and make the right decision as faras thats concerned. I really dont want to work him back-to-back nights. Illmake a decision as to whether he plays tomorrow or Monday.Curry, who missed most of last season with ankle issues, wasmedically cleared for all basketball-related activities three weeks ago. Sincetraining camp started on Tuesday, Curry has been participating in most of theteams drills and scrimmaging.I would like to play a little bit in each game, kind ofbuild up my endurance and work through some soreness -- if I have any soreness,Curry said. But that will be something well talk about.Curry hasnt played since March 11, and admitted to beingexcited for his first game competition in months. After Saturdays practice,Curry said he felt like a rookie because hes antsy to get some game actionagainst the Lakers.But well see if that happens. Jackson indicated he wasntlikely to play Curry both nights.I would lean toward one of them being off, Jackson said.Being that we had a day off Friday, and we got after it pretty good today. So,rather than making it three days in a row of getting after it, cooler headswill prevail.As for who will start at small forward and center againstthe Lakers, Jacksons wasnt saying. Hell be choosing among rookie HarrisonBarnes, Brandon Rush and Richard Jefferson at the small forward spot.And with Andrew Bogut still not ready, it will come down torookie Festus Ezeli or Andris Biedrins at center.Its really no big deal who starts tomorrow, Jackson said.

Report: Hawks release former Warriors point guard

Report: Hawks release former Warriors point guard

Jarrett Jack is reportedly looking for a new team.

The Hawks waived the veteran point guard on Thursday, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Jack signed with Atlanta in July after he was released by the Nets in late June.

The soon-to-be 33-year old appeared in 79 games for the Warriors during the 2012-13 season, averaging 12.9 points and 5.6 assists over 29.7 minutes per contest.

He was even better in the 2013 playoffs, racking up 17.2 points and 4.7 assists in 12 games.

Jack made 32 appearances last year before he tore the ACL in his right knee in early January.

He was the 22nd overall pick in the 2005 draft.

Warriors waive three, roster stands at 15 players

Warriors waive three, roster stands at 15 players

The Warriors waived guards Cameron Jones, Phil Pressey and Elliot Williams, the team announced on Thursday.

Jones appeared in five preseason games, averaging 5.0 points, 1.4 rebounds and 1.0 assist in 11.5 minutes. 

Pressey also appeared in five games, averaging 2.4 points and 1.0 assist in 10.7 minutes. 

Williams missed all six preseason games due to right knee surgery. 

All three players were originally signed on Sept. 16, 2016.

The roster now stands at 15 players.

Stephen Curry
Klay Thompson
Kevin Durant
Draymond Green
Zaza Pachulia
Andre Iguodala
Shaun Livingston
David West
Anderson Varejao
Ian Clark
James Michael McAdoo
Kevon Looney
Patrick McCaw
Damian Jones
JaVale McGee 

Golden State Warriors media services contributed to this story