Golden State Star Steph Curry Sounds Off on Jordan Poole

The Golden State Warriors have been keen to abide some antics over time from personalities like Draymond Inexperienced and Kevin Durant within the identify of successful. However what the group gained’t abide is slanderous reporting involving any of its gamers.

It was slander that Dubs’ star Steph Curry and head coach Steve Kerr alleged Yahoo Sports reporter Chris Haynes is responsible of spreading, after he despatched out a tweet Wednesday evening implying {that a} latest change in Jordan Poole’s “perspective” had prompted a bodily altercation between him and Inexperienced.

Anthony Slater of The Athletic tweeted out video of Curry’s feedback on Thursday, October 6.

“No matter that particular tweet that was put out yesterday, insinuating that JP’s (Jordan Poole’s) perspective or one thing has modified since coaching camp … it’s absolute BS (bull s***),” Curry said. “JP’s been nice. There’s nothing that warranted the state of affairs yesterday. I need to make that clear. It’s additionally one thing that we really feel like won’t derail our season and what we’re attempting to do.”

“The remainder of it, [it’s] laborious when hypothesis turns into opinion and turns into borderline truth of what really occurred,” Curry continued. “I hate [that] that turned kinda a part of the narrative, which isn’t honest to JP.”

Dubs’ Kerr Doubles Down That Rumors on Poole’s ‘Angle’ Are False

Getty PhotographsJordan Poole and Draymond Inexperienced of the Golden State Warriors.

The tweet in query learn as follows:

“Draymond Inexperienced was apologetic in aftermath of the altercation with Jordan Poole, however there was a buildup stemming from teammates noticing a change in Poole’s habits all through camp with the guard on the verge of securing a profitable extension, league sources inform [Yahoo Sports],” Haynes wrote.

Together with Curry, Kerr additionally spoke to the media on Thursday. The coach didn’t reference Haynes by identify, although he did instantly refute the main points about Poole included in Haynes’ report.

“The one factor I’ll say is that Jordan has been unbelievable all through camp. There was a report that I used to be made conscious of final evening that … Jordan had an perspective. Nothing could possibly be farther from the reality. He’s been unbelievable,” Kerr said. “So, disappointing to see misinformation on the market, however I wished to verify I set the report straight on that. The whole lot else, we’ll deal with internally.”

Kerr went on to elaborate on Inexperienced’s return timetable with regards to follow classes, as the beginning of the Warriors’ season looms simply 12 days away.

“He didn’t follow immediately. He gained’t be right here tomorrow,” Kerr stated of Inexperienced. “I anticipate him to return on Saturday and get again at it.”

Warriors GM Bob Myers Doesn’t Consider Inexperienced, Poole Battle About Cash

Bob Myers and Steve Kerr of the Golden State Warriors.

GettyBasic supervisor Bob Myers and head coach Steve Kerr of the Golden State Warriors.

Golden State common supervisor Bob Myers additionally took the rostrum Thursday, giving his tackle the occasions between Inexperienced and Poole, and whether or not he believed dangerous blood over cash may need been behind them.

“I don’t suppose it was associated to who’s getting paid and who isn’t,” Myers told reporters. “I don’t sense that. Make your individual conclusions. In all probability extra essential what gamers suppose on that than [what] I feel, however I don’t see it.”

Myers added that he doesn’t suppose Inexperienced will miss any video games on account of his private conduct. Whether or not the NBA desires to get entangled the place self-discipline is worried stays unclear. Nevertheless, Slater and Shams Charania reported Wednesday that “inner self-discipline is imminent” for Inexperienced, which means Myers can have sturdy sway in what punishment finally befalls the star ahead — if any does in any respect.

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