coasting on defense in last spring's Western Conference Finals, Los Angeles Clippers head honcho Doc Rivers stated that the Warriors were lucky to avoid them and the San Antonio Spurs on their title run. The message was clear — things went very right for the reigning champs in 2014-15, but their rivals are now revamped and ready to put forth a more serious challenge in this upcoming season.The Golden State Warriors can be forgiven for feeling a little ornery this week. One week after new Houston Rockets point guard Ty Lawson accused MVP Stephen Curry of
Several Warriors players responded to these comments on Friday. Let's start with All-Star shooting guard Klay Thompson, a player not especially well known for talking trash. He was not happy with Doc Rivers whatsoever. From Ethan Sherwood Strauss for ESPN.com:
When asked Friday about Rivers' comments, Thompson said, "That sounds pretty bitter to me."
Then he noted Golden State'sRead More »from Thompson, other Warriors snap back at criticism from Rockets, Clippers