Category Archives: Santa Cruz Warriors

Santa Cruz Warriors guard Aaron Craft named D-League Defensive Player of the Year

Aaron Craft added another defensive award to the book shelf on Friday. The Santa Cruz Warriors point guard was named the 2015 D-League Defensive Player of the Year after averaging a league-best 2.5 steals and 1.4 steal-to-turnover ratio. An Ohio State … Continue reading

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SC Warriors to wear customized jerseys Friday

April is Autism Awareness Month, and the Santa Cruz Warriors will wear customized Easter Seals Central California jerseys for Friday night’s game against the visiting Reno Bighorns. Game time is 7 p.m. The jerseys will be made available via a silent … Continue reading

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Video: D-League Select team making mark at NBA Summer League

Here’s a video on the D-League Select team culled together by SantaCruzBasketball.com It features Stefhon Hannah, Mickell Gladness and assistant coach Casey Hill, with highlights from the team’s win over the Minnesota Timberwolves during NBA Summer League play.  

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Interviews during Warriors’ pre-draft workouts

Here are some interviews of three players who tried out for the Golden State Warriors during a pre-draft workout camp. They were buried on my phone the last month or so, but I figured I’d post them. Enjoy. Nick Minnerath, … Continue reading

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D-League: Santa Cruz Warriors well represented in Summer League

Still trying to corral all the Santa Cruz Warriors players who will be competing on a Summer League team this year, but already it looks like the local D-League affiliate will be well represented. The Las Vegas Summer League kicks … Continue reading

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Scott Machado’s 10-day contract

Today, April 17, is Scott Machado’s final day of his 10-day contract with the Golden State Warriors. Machado, a guard out of Iona College, was called up April 7 by Golden State and was in uniform during the team’s game … Continue reading

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How I met Bill Illet

I recently did a three-part series with the Santa Cruz Warriors when I traveled with them to Boise, Idaho. You can read Part I, Part II and Part III. Anyway, I was on the bus with the team heading to … Continue reading

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Santa Cruz Warriors will adjust without Travis Leslie

Anytime you lose your leading scorer AND your leading rebounder, it’s going to take time to adjust. The Santa Cruz Warriors lost Travis Leslie from their lineup on Sunday — officially, at least; he didn’t play in Friday or Saturday’s … Continue reading

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Report: Utah Jazz expected to sign Travis Leslie

Multiple reports this afternoon, including Alex Kennedy with HoopsWorld/USA Today and Marc Spears with Yahoo Sports, say the Utah Jazz are expected to sign Santa Cruz Warriors guard Travis Leslie. Alex Kennedy: The Utah Jazz have called up Travis Leslie from … Continue reading

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Santa Cruz Warriors guard Travis Leslie named to D-League All-Star team

Santa Cruz Warriors guard Travis Leslie was named to the NBA D-League All-Star team on Thursday, becoming the first Santa Cruz player to earn such a recognition. All is right in the world. The Warriors were initially shut out of … Continue reading

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