Curry, agent optimistic about extension

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Curry, agent optimistic about extension

SAN FRANCISCO -- Warriors point guard Stephen Curry and hisagent both expressed optimism over the weekend that Curry and Golden Statewould agree to a contract extension before the regular season begins.But the respective sides have agreed to table any extensiontalks until the team completes its preseason schedule and everyone sees howCurrys right ankle looks after an injury plagued 2011-12.Im very optimistic about getting a deal done, said LanceYoung, Currys representative. I think we can get something done by the 31st(Oct. 31, the deadline for Curry to sign a deal).Currys troublesome ankle forced him to miss 40 of 66 gamesa season ago, and he hasnt played competitively since March. Curry, who hasbeen rehabbing most of the summer, received full medical clearance on Thursday,and hes now playing five-on-five for the first time since the injury.RELATED: Stephen Curry plays 5-on-5 for first time since March
Theyve had some talks, said Curry, who was participatingin a fatherson basketball camp at St. Ignatius High School. But obviouslythey (Warriors) want to protect themselves and want to see during trainingcamp. And I have no problem with that.The Warriors play their eighth and final game of thepreseason on Oct. 23, against the Phoenix Suns, at Oracle Arena.RELATED: Warriors 2012 preseason schedule
Curry said the ankle has responded well all summer and didthe same after upping his workload late in the week. The Warriors and Curryhave until Oct. 31 to reach an agreement on an extension. If they dont, Currywill become a restricted free agent at the end of the season.But Curry is talking like it wont come to that.Definitely, he said when asked if hed like to getsomething done. Its not like I dont want to be here. That would be a greatopportunity, to be locked up another four years and make it happen before theseason so I could personally feel good about it and my future.But Ive just got to let the process unfold.

Report: Warriors GM Bob Myers was Lakers' No. 1 target

Report: Warriors GM Bob Myers was Lakers' No. 1 target

On Tuesday morning, the Lakers made sweeping changes to their front office.

Magic Johnson is now the president of basketball operations and both general manager Mitch Kupchak and executive VP of basketball operations Jim Buss were fired.

Los Angeles -- looking to hire a new GM -- originally targeted Warriors GM Bob Myers, according to The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski.

But as Wojnarowski reports: "After Myers signed a recent contract extension, it became clear to Lakers brass that it would be unable to lure Myers."

In September, the Warriors promoted Myers from general manager to president of basketball operations/general manager.

Myers was named the NBA Executive of the Year following the 2014-15 season.

After playing in D-League All-Star Game, Briante Weber recalled to Warriors

After playing in D-League All-Star Game, Briante Weber recalled to Warriors

The Warriors recalled guard Brianté Weber from the Santa Cruz Warriors of the NBA Development League, the team announced today.

Weber was assigned to Santa Cruz to allow him to participate in the 2017 NBA D-League All-Star Game on Saturday in New Orleans, where he tallied four points, two assists and two steals in 16 minutes for the West squad.

Weber, who signed his second 10-day contract with the Warriors on Feb. 14, has appeared in five games with Golden State this season, averaging 1.6 points and 1.0 assist in 8.2 minutes.

Prior to joining Golden State, the 6’2”, 165-pound guard appeared in 31 games (all starts) this season with the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the NBA D-League, averaging 16.5 points, 7.5 rebounds, 7.4 assists and 3.26 steals in 36.8 minutes and garnering NBA D-League Player of the Month honors in January.

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