The Warriors are being exploited on defense - Nick Friedell | The Jump

  • Published on Oct 17, 2019
  • Nick Friedell, Kendrick Perkins and Amin Elhassan discuss if they are concerned with the Golden State Warriors’ defense after seeing them so far in the preseason with Klay Thompson injured.
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  • Jairus Collins
    Jairus Collins Month ago

    Go get Andre back man

  • Edward Kendrick - H2CC

    Ya'll know they have a young squad out there, it's going to take time to gel and learn the system. We didn't get good overnight how quickly a lot of fanboys forget. You think we got four core allstars overnight we groomed our draft picks just like we're going to groom these youngsta calm down and have some patience.

  • Heena Patel
    Heena Patel Month ago

    They don’t need defense

  • Art V
    Art V Month ago

    The Kings are coming for you!!

  • Squanchy Digs Your Squanch

    The Warriors hate is real!!! The NBA season is super long and plenty can happen in between now and the playoffs. People acting like they know for a 100% fact its gonna be the Lakers vs. the Bucks in the finals

  • jasyn zangari
    jasyn zangari Month ago

    It’s the preseason! When does this actually matter to ESPN like it matters to everyone else? This is the time teams try things to see if they work or not...means zero until it happens in the regular season.

  • nerifernandez1
    nerifernandez1 Month ago

    With Omari Spellman (back), Willie Cauley-Stein (foot), Kevon Looney (hamstring) and Alen Smailagic (ankle) injured, you begin to wonder if the Warriors training is flawed or someone put a hex or curse on the Warriors. I think the team needs to be blessed and exorcised. The training team's strategy needs to be examined.

  • Caped Baldy Saitama

    Man if i know being an idiot is allowed on tv, i should have sent a resume

  • xnp doc
    xnp doc Month ago

    You just focus defense in step and you gonna win..

  • i'm wifin' justina valentine

    Golden State hasn't really been a great defensive team it's just they had KD for the past 3 years that not a lot of us has noticed it. Now that KDs gone their lack of defence is being noticed.

  • RPM
    RPM Month ago +5

    A good defense is having a powerful offense.

  • Paulafan5
    Paulafan5 Month ago

    Players don't play defense in the preseason? You don't say...

  • Positive Masculinity
    Positive Masculinity Month ago +1

    This is the year we finally get to see Stephs amazing defence all the warrior fans been raving about

  • swaggy
    swaggy Month ago

    the defense this year will be steph taking 100 3s a night

  • Earl Savanna
    Earl Savanna Month ago

    It’s preseason . Stupid talking heads.

  • HKim0072
    HKim0072 Month ago

    I said this months ago. The defense is going to be horrible. They are going to be like the Blazers. They should have tried to get Brogdon in a sign and trade. Much better fit. 50-40-90 with long wingspan that can play D. It would have been a great fit when Klay comes back.

  • Sl33peRS 3
    Sl33peRS 3 Month ago

    Missing Iggy🥺

  • Xrex O
    Xrex O Month ago +2

    the warriors have a defense culture and many young players, getting a good defense won't be a problem for them.

  • Nik graham
    Nik graham Month ago

    Lol what about today’s game

  • The CTB Channel
    The CTB Channel Month ago

    Steve Kerr has to actually coach now. When he got to GSW, most of those guys were vets. I have a feeling this is going to be a rough season...

  • Miguel Arredondo
    Miguel Arredondo Month ago

    Come on they just beat lakers g league tryout team! Cut them some slack

  • Melvyn Windmon
    Melvyn Windmon Month ago

    The warriors bench is trash and full of d'league players who are inexperienced. Curry gonna hurt himself carrying the team this year. It's one of the reasons why they lost in the finals last season too. Losing iguodala definitely wont help them. There is still some veterans they can pick up like kenneth faried, joakim noah, carmelo anthony, jr smith, or jamal crawford to give them a little spark.

  • Marlo Standfield
    Marlo Standfield Month ago +2

    If Klay wasn’t out that’s one thing iggy is olddddddd

    • Darius Green
      Darius Green Month ago

      Ok he's old and he's a veteran he can lead them in the locker room good on defense and a good 6 man on the warriors

  • Marlo Standfield
    Marlo Standfield Month ago

    He just snitched on Poole

  • Victor Thompson
    Victor Thompson Month ago

    Maybe Steph should pull a Lebron and just leave and join another team when the going gets tough. It works apparently lol!

  • gerardo flores
    gerardo flores Month ago

    this team is not the same since thy loos Keven Durant .

  • Jair Ramos
    Jair Ramos Month ago

    I am not be worry its preseason ... we will better and better and ready to new nba final

  • Jrock420blam
    Jrock420blam Month ago

    No bigs healthy and none of their wings play any defense at all other than Klay and he is hurt. It's just Draymond playing defense and everyone else standing around

  • Kid Corey
    Kid Corey Month ago

    What I’ve noticed is there’s a whole new group of guys and, more importantly, there’s not enough communication on defense. Dray is the only one out on the court talkin and barkin out defensive rotations. Defense is about physical attributes, but also a lot of teamwork, time and trust. Golden State just doesn’t have that now, considering this is a whole new team and they still have quite a few injuries.

  • Xavier Hudson
    Xavier Hudson Month ago

    they had no chance against Anthony

  • Jonah ware
    Jonah ware Month ago

    Amin hair line going on that Stephen A Smith level!

  • Jonathan Ezemba
    Jonathan Ezemba Month ago +8

    This is the All-NBA hating squad: Nick Friedell, Perkins, and Amir.

    • Aman Singh
      Aman Singh Month ago

      Perk is a good analyst always keeps it real

    • Flyesthuman
      Flyesthuman Month ago +2

      Jonathan Ezemba they ain’t hating they are just giving their own opinions.

  • Deanz Beber
    Deanz Beber Month ago +1

    How does nick friedel know what's happening in the locker room?. Do they have journalists in the fucking locker room all day?. If so that is insane.

  • jose mauras
    jose mauras Month ago

    Time to trade everybody. Everybody on warriors roster except steph, klay, and green. These new players cannot ball they suck

  • Jesse Jackson
    Jesse Jackson Month ago

    If u think kevon looney and willie Cauley stien is gonna save em .. good luck 🤣🤣

  • Alden Lim
    Alden Lim Month ago

    Nick fredell its just a preseason game stupid nick fredell

  • Topsy Kretts
    Topsy Kretts Month ago +1

    Iguodala was a liability on offense. His defense can be made up.

  • Sixeagles
    Sixeagles Month ago

    Why can't steph guard his man? Other guards have no choice. Media likes to compare "head2head" numbers between steph and other point guards in the league but fail to mention these other guys have to guard steph on the other end too while he rests on a corner shooter. On top of that, these guys were being guarded by some of the best defenders in the league in klay, Draymond, KD, and Iggy.

  • xawj7x
    xawj7x Month ago


  • Jason Robert Band
    Jason Robert Band Month ago

    Friedell will be eating a Lebron sandwich all year long

  • king kolion
    king kolion Month ago

    Crazy now they are feeling bad for golden state what happened when lebron James didn't have help in Cleveland

  • Notorious1503
    Notorious1503 Month ago

    Lol these dudes r really concerned over a teams lack of d?😂

  • Rob Smith
    Rob Smith Month ago +1

    Warriors lost great defenders: KD, Iguadala, Livingston, Bogout. Also Klay for half the season

  • Robbie S
    Robbie S Month ago

    This shows Bob Myers is an overrated GM. He is just lucky they got KD who wants to win a chip. He could have signed other quality free agents to support the still good core of GSW.

  • DwadeFL4SHMV3
    DwadeFL4SHMV3 Month ago

    Steph is finally gonna get exposed now that he doesn’t have the biggest cushion in the world with talented teamates. He doesn’t deserve to be the first and only UMVP

  • Rhomer Rubino
    Rhomer Rubino Month ago

    if them young kids be dancing during a lost, oakland gotta be worried

  • Ty Lito
    Ty Lito Month ago

    It's the fucking preseason and they're injured

  • Paige Harris
    Paige Harris Month ago

    Once 1 sports media "analyst" has 1 opinion, everyother "analyst" has the same opinion. That even includes the statement at the beginning of last year saying the GSW were winning the title with the big 5. Didnt happen. Too many people with the same opinion

  • Tone Desh
    Tone Desh Month ago

    They’re going to have some struggles on defense. No KD, no Iguodala, no Klay until after All Star break. So yeah, they’ll be different but I still expect them to be a good team.

  • kyle watson
    kyle watson Month ago

    Duh, The unanimous MVP (which is still fucking crazy to me) can't guard any other All Star caliber pg...

  • Book of shadows contributor Brian

    500rd comment 🎰🎬⛹🏿

  • Ayena Noel Valentine

    Dlo and steph on the court is a big hold on defense seriously. Looney is prone to injury so much . They need one more guy like Stein who can protect the rim and cash some loops

  • Ayena Noel Valentine

    For now they are being exploited they need strong and aggressive centers both defensively and offensively.
    Paschal needs to be aggressive too as well he got muscles

  • arjel galvan
    arjel galvan Month ago +1

    The GSW management should retire, it’s all their fault to make such a disaster. D’Russel is not an option, they need defenders and somehow can score not just scorers only.

  • Geoff Thompson
    Geoff Thompson Month ago

    All I know is due to Klay Thompson's injury combined with the loss of Kevin Durant, the Warriors need a good system to win games early on this season. The Warriors defense has to be good so they can win close games 100 - 97.

  • DJ Hasta
    DJ Hasta Month ago

    Steve Kerr cant teach Defense. All the D they had back then was all Mark Jackson. And now you traded them all away for KD. Traded it for two more ring but could've gotten more

  • McApp Perspective
    McApp Perspective Month ago

    Yes, Golden state should be about their defensive especially against elite teams both in the west and east but it's just a preseason! They have plenty of time to adjust defensively this upcoming season..espn run out of topic. Lol

  • Sleeze
    Sleeze Month ago

    Wait till Giannis get there

  • Kobe Bean
    Kobe Bean Month ago

    Perkins said 3 guys and mentioned 4😂

  • Click Pinoy Sports Channel

    Guys relax its pre season!