Andre Iguodala

GSW: Golden State Warriors: Who Is Most Important Player After Curry?

October 5, 2015; San Jose, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Andre Iguodala (9) high-fives guard Stephen Curry (30, center) as interim head coach Luke Walton looks on during the fourth quarter in a preseason game against the Toronto Raptors at SAP Center. The Warriors defeated the Raptors 95-87. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

October 5, 2015; San Jose, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Andre Iguodala (9) high-fives guard Stephen Curry (30, center) as interim head coach Luke Walton looks on during the fourth quarter in a preseason game against the Toronto Raptors at SAP Center. The Warriors defeated the Raptors 95-87. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

So far this season, all the talk surrounding the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors has been about reigning MVP Stephen Curry. He was named the Western Conference Player of the Week for the first week of the season, after putting up averages of 39.3 points, 5.7 rebounds, and 7.3 assists in 33 minutes per game in the first three games of the season.

Curry has already made a statement for why he could win MVP again this season, and given the fact that he’s the best player on the team and arguably the best player in the league, he will always be the Warriors’ go-to scorer and their leader.

In terms of the offense, Klay Thompson is most likely the Warriors’ secondary scorer behind Curry, but is Thompson truly the Warriors’ x-factor? The Warriors are a team that can win games even when one or two key players are struggling, and the x-factor could even change night to night, depending on matchups and which player is on a hot streak at the time.

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GSW: Golden State Warriors Mailbag: MVP Race, Playoff Concerns, Iguodala

Feb 6, 2015; Atlanta, GA, USA; Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr talks with guard Stephen Curry (30) in the third quarter of their game against the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena. The Hawks won 124-116. Mandatory Credit: Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports

Feb 6, 2015; Atlanta, GA, USA; Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr talks with guard Stephen Curry (30) in the third quarter of their game against the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena. The Hawks won 124-116. Mandatory Credit: Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports

In this week’s Golden State Warriors Mailbag, we will discuss if Stephen Curry is the leading candidate for MVP this season and how he compares to the other candidates, any concerns for the Warriors heading into the playoffs, and what Andre Iguodala’s role will be in the playoffs.

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GSW: Andre Iguodala Needs to Return to the Warriors’ Starting Lineup

Apr 24, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala (9) high fives guard Stephen Curry (30) and forward Harrison Barnes (40) after a basket against the Los Angeles Clippers during the third quarter of game three of the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Oracle Arena. The Los Angeles Clippers defeated the Golden State Warriors 98-96. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

Apr 24, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala (9) high fives guard Stephen Curry (30) and forward Harrison Barnes (40) after a basket against the Los Angeles Clippers during the third quarter of game three of the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Oracle Arena. The Los Angeles Clippers defeated the Golden State Warriors 98-96. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

When Steve Kerr was named head coach of the Golden State Warriors, it was clear that he had many ideas on how to improve this Warriors team. One of the significant changes that Kerr has made so far in his coaching tenure is moving Andre Iguodala to the bench and starting Harrison Barnes.

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GSW: Dubs by the Digits: Andre Iguodala

Dec 23, 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala (9) during the second half against the Denver Nuggets at Pepsi Center.  The Warriors won 89-81.  Mandatory Credit: Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports

Dec 23, 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala (9) during the second half against the Denver Nuggets at Pepsi Center. The Warriors won 89-81. Mandatory Credit: Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports

Recently, we started a series of articles called “Dubs by the Digits.” These articles give fans a quick statistical breakdown on members of the Golden State Warriors. The first article of this series was about Warriors backup point guard, Shaun Livingston, the second article of this series was about Warriors shooting guard/small forward, Brandon Rush, and the third article in this series was about Warriors small forward/power forward, Draymond Green.

Now, we’re going to take a look at Andre Iguodala.

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GSW Poll: Will Steve Kerr Start Andre Iguodala or Harrison Barnes?

Jan 3, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Golden State Warriors small forward Harrison Barnes (40) shows emotion with small forward Andre Iguodala (9) against the Atlanta Hawks in the fourth quarter at Philips Arena. The Warriors defeated the Hawks 101-100. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

Jan 3, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Golden State Warriors small forward Harrison Barnes (40) shows emotion with small forward Andre Iguodala (9) against the Atlanta Hawks in the fourth quarter at Philips Arena. The Warriors defeated the Hawks 101-100. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr might make a fairly significant change to the starting lineup this upcoming season. Although Kerr said that Andre Iguodala will “probably start,” he said that there’s a possibility that another small forward such as Harrison Barnes or even Draymond Green could potentially start instead of Iguodala, according to Diamond Leung of the Bay Area News Group.

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Andre Iguodala: “We Should Not Trade Klay Thompson.”

Oct 30, 2013; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson (11) celebrates with shooting guard Andre Iguodala (9) after a basket against the Los Angeles Lakers during the second quarter at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

Oct 30, 2013; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson (11) celebrates with shooting guard Andre Iguodala (9) after a basket against the Los Angeles Lakers during the second quarter at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

With the NBA Draft happening later today and trade rumors heating up, Andre Iguodala has come forward and made a statement. There have been several rumors recently about the Golden State Warriors trading for Kevin Love and including Klay Thompson in the deal, and Iguodala responded to these rumors in an interview on Sirius XM today.

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Golden State Warriors: The Start of a New Era, New Culture

Feb 22, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry (30) celebrates with shooting guard Klay Thompson (11) and small forward Andre Iguodala (9) after scoring a three point basket against the Brooklyn Nets during the fourth quarter at Oracle Arena. The Golden State Warriors defeated the Brooklyn Nets 93-86. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

Feb 22, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry (30) celebrates with shooting guard Klay Thompson (11) and small forward Andre Iguodala (9) after scoring a three point basket against the Brooklyn Nets during the fourth quarter at Oracle Arena. The Golden State Warriors defeated the Brooklyn Nets 93-86. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

The Golden State Warriors have gone through some significant changes already this offseason. Right after their first round loss in the playoffs to the Los Angeles Clippers, the Warriors’ front office decided to fire Mark Jackson.

After his dismissal, passionate discussions ensued among Warriors fans about Mark Jackson’s coaching. Some fans thought that Jackson’s coaching and offensive philosophies weren’t right for the Warriors. Some fans thought that his personality wasn’t a good fit for the Warriors. Some fans thought he deserved to be fired because of his comments about homosexuality in the NBA.

Some fans thought that Jackson might have been fired because of his religious views. Some fans thought that since Jackson helped turn the Warriors franchise around, he deserved to remain as head coach. Some fans thought that it wasn’t smart to fire Jackson after the face of the franchise, Stephen Curry, was very vocal about his support for Jackson and his desire for Jackson to remain head coach.

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