Sam Sorkin

Staff Writer

Sam has been a huge sports fan from the age of two, when he first picked up a basketball and started watching Michael Jordan. He's been in attendance for numerous games of high magnitude - from the World Series to the Rose Bowl, to Barry Bonds' 756th home run, to last season's Warriors playoff run. While he loves all of basketball, due to living in the Bay Area Sam has grown up a huge fan of the Warriors. That has come with highs (Stephen Curry/2013 playoff run and the future) and lows (The Chris Cohan era, Anthony Randolph, Vlad-Rad, Corey Maggette). Sam is currently a writer for SB Nation's Golden State of Mind and has also contributed to ESPN True Hoop Network.


Warriors win third in row behind Jermaine O'Neal


The veteran center showed he's still got something left after 19 years in the league; 23 points on 10-13 shooting and 13 rebounds for the big fella. Stephen Curry had a huge banked-in three that...

Warriors beat Rockets in OT Thriller


Jermaine O'Neal had one of the blocks of the year and Stephen Curry was once again a superstar, as the Warriors withstood 39 points from James Harden to beat the Rockets in overtime.

Recap: Warriors beat Kings 101-92 behind Klay, Lee


David Lee had 23 points and 11 rebounds and Klay Thompson had one of his best all-around games of 2014. Despite missing Andrew Bogut, Golden State outscored Sacramento 52-32 in the paint and won...

Preview: Heat face Warriors at the Roaracle

Last time in Miami, Golden State was the team on fire, scoring 123 points on 15-29 from three-point land. Can offensive fireworks enlighten the home crowd? LeBron and the Heat play their only game...

Preview: Warriors at Suns


Can Golden State start fast and beat a good team on the road? Are the Suns for real? Will anyone give Stephen Curry some help? How do the Warriors finish before the All-Star Break?

State of the Pacific Division Part II


Taking stock of the teams in contention in the Pacific, how the Warriors stack up, and what needs to happen for Golden State to rocket up the standings in the second half of the season.

Hello, Jordan Crawford! Welcome, Marshon Brooks!


Golden State receives Crawford and Brooks in three-team deal with Boston Celtics, Miami Heat. Crawford, an improved scorer and creator at the guard position, should add scoring to a heinous Golden...

Lee leads Warriors past Nuggets 89-81


Golden State started fast en route to a 15-point first quarter lead, but after the Nuggets came back to take the lead in the second half, the Warriors played calmly down the stretch to win...

Preview: Pellies at Warriors


After a string of listless first halves and dispiriting efforts, the Warriors are in danger of falling to .500 on the season with a loss. Will we see Golden State open a three-game homestand...

The Warriors' Waterfront Wonder


The details behind the proposed San Francisco Arena, on the shores of the Bay.

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