Month: May 2015

GSW: Stephen Curry: Most Valuable (and Humble) Player

May 4, 2015; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry with the 2014-2015 NBA Most Valuable Player trophy at the Oakland Convention Center. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

May 4, 2015; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry with the 2014-2015 NBA Most Valuable Player trophy at the Oakland Convention Center. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

Best shooter in the NBA. Face of the Golden State Warriors franchise. Baby-faced assassin. In addition to these titles, Stephen Curry can now add another one to his résumé: MVP.

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SFG: San Francisco Giants Power Rankings: Week 5

May 2, 2015; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants outfielders left fielder Nori Aoki (23) and right fielder Justin Maxwell (43) and center fielder Angel Pagan (16) celebrate their 5-4 win over the Los Angeles Angels at AT&T Park. Mandatory Credit: Lance Iversen-USA TODAY Sports.

May 2, 2015; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants outfielders left fielder Nori Aoki (23) and right fielder Justin Maxwell (43) and center fielder Angel Pagan (16) celebrate their 5-4 win over the Los Angeles Angels at AT&T Park. Mandatory Credit: Lance Iversen-USA TODAY Sports.

After pulling off a sweep of the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday, the San Francisco Giants have now gone 8-3 in their last 11 games and currently have a 12-13 overall record. The Giants still have some injuries and other concerns to overcome, but they have certainly started to pick things up since starting the season 4-10.

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SFG: San Francisco Giants Injury Updates: Peavy, Cain, Pence, Ishikawa

April 17, 2015; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Jake Peavy (22) delivers a pitch during the first inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at AT&T Park. The Diamondbacks defeated the Giants 9-0. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

April 17, 2015; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Jake Peavy (22) delivers a pitch during the first inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at AT&T Park. The Diamondbacks defeated the Giants 9-0. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

The San Francisco Giants started off the 2015 season on a dismal note with several players injured. After starting off the season 4-10, the Giants have started to play better baseball and now have an 11-13 record, which is currently fourth in the National League West. In addition to the higher level of play, the Giants are also expecting some of their injured players to return the field in the near future.

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SF: Arik Armstead Described as Explosive, Unique by Jim Tomsula, Trent Baalke

Oct 19, 2013; Eugene, OR, USA; Oregon Ducks defensive lineman Arik Armstead (9) against the Washington State Cougars at Autzen Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Scott Olmos-USA TODAY Sports

Oct 19, 2013; Eugene, OR, USA; Oregon Ducks defensive lineman Arik Armstead (9) against the Washington State Cougars at Autzen Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Scott Olmos-USA TODAY Sports

Leading up to the 2015 NFL Draft, many draft analysts had the San Francisco 49ers picking defensive tackle Arik Armstead out of Oregon in the first round of their mock drafts. The 49ers have made unexpected first round draft picks in the past, but in this case, the 49ers selected the player that they were linked to in many mock drafts after trading down from the 15th overall pick to the 17th pick to select Armstead.

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GSW: Golden State Warriors vs. Memphis Grizzlies Second Round Preview

Mar 27, 2015; Memphis, TN, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) passes the ball out of the lane in the first half as Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph (50) looks on at FedExForum. Mandatory Credit: Nelson Chenault-USA TODAY Sports

Mar 27, 2015; Memphis, TN, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) passes the ball out of the lane in the first half as Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph (50) looks on at FedExForum. Mandatory Credit: Nelson Chenault-USA TODAY Sports

Coming off a sweep of the New Orleans Pelicans in the first round of the NBA Playoffs, the Golden State Warriors are set to face the Memphis Grizzlies in the Western Conference Semifinals. This matchup will feature the number one-seeded Warriors up against the fifth-seeded Grizzlies.

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