OAKLAND — When old man Andre Iguodala re-signed in the off-season, one of his happiest Warriors teammates was the young guy. Patrick McCaw, who turns 21 on Oct. 25, is happy to have his mentor back as he prepares to make a big leap from his rookie season. “It’s great to have Andre back. Not only as a teammate, but as a big brother,” McCaw said Friday at Warriors Media Day. “He helps me out a lot way beyond basketball.” McCaw appeared in 71 games last season, averaging 4.0 points, 1.4 rebounds and 1.1 assists. He showed flashes of more to come in the playoffs. In the Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals, McCaw became the first NBA rookie with at least 18 points off the bench in a playoff game
It has been nearly six months since Tiger Woods underwent his fourth back surgery and his latest update is both promising and worrisome at the same time. According to Woods, he is chipping and putting everyday, but he is still not taking full swings and he still can't hit the ball farther than 60 yards. "I’m starting to hit the ball a little further – 60-yard shots," Woods wrote.
The Capitals made their first round of roster cuts on Thursday, trimming 11 players ahead of their back-to-back preseason games against the Blues and Hurricanes. Among the youngsters who were returned to their respective clubs: forwards Robbie Baillargeon, Tanner Jeannot, Brendan Semchuk, Mark Simpson, Jimmy DeVito, Damien Riat, Kristian Marthinsen, Beck Malenstyn, Garrett Pilon as well as defenseman Dmitri Zaitsev and goalie Adam Morrison. Forward Kevin Elgestal, meanwhile, was returned to his European team on Wednesday. A week into training camp, Washington’s roster now stands at 53—30 forwards, 17 defensemen and 6 goalies. That means 30 more players will be cut or reassigned as the team gets