Life without David Lee is one thing; knocking off the San Antonio Spurs minus the NBA’s best pure shooter — forget about it.
Stephen Curry saved the Warriors from finding out the hard way in Game 4 at Oracle Arena on Sunday, limping through 38 tough minutes that were desperately needed to even the series up at 2-2.
“I just sat back and was, honestly, just in awe,” guard Jarrett Jack said. Read More
The Warriors ensured they will play at least one more game at Oracle Arena this season after overcoming an eight point deficit in the fourth quarter to beat the San Antonio Spurs 97-87 in overtime on Sunday.
With Stephen Curry hobbled by a sore ankle, the Warriors relied on their defense to hold the Spurs at bay, going on a 9-0 run to start overtime before San Antonio was able to answer. They scored only two points over the last 3:44 of regulation, as the Warriors closed out the game on a 19-5 run. Read More
There is one element the experts ignored in analyzing the second-round playoff series between the San Antonio Spurs and Warriors: The Spurs are an old team on probably their last run with Tim Duncan and the Warriors are a young, improving team. Read More
The confident aura the Warriors are giving off right now might be the only thing brighter than those yellow shirts every home fan is expected to be wearing again for Game 3 against the San Antonio Spurs tonight at ear-piercing Oracle Arena.
Maybe for good reason, too.
The Warriors have outshot, outrebounded and outhustled the Spurs through the first two games of their Western Conference semifinal. And if not for an unprecedented collapse in Game 1, Golden State would be returning to the Bay Area with a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series instead of being tied. Read More
Klay Thompson scored 34 points, Stephen Curry added 22 and the Golden State Warriors withstood another furious rally by the San Antonio Spurs for a 100-91 victory Wednesday night to even their series at one game apiece and snap a 30-game skid in the Alamo City.
Thompson, who scored 29 points in the first half, added 14 rebounds for Golden State, which had not won in San Antonio since Feb. 14, 1997. Harrison Barnes had 13 points, Carl Landry added 10 and Andrew Bogut had six points and 11 rebounds. Read More
Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals between the Warriors and San Antonio Spurs had everything from drama to insanity to disaster. Once the dust settled, the question some were bandying about was whether the Warriors could bounce back after letting such a huge chance slip through their fingers.
But let’s hold off on the sky-is-falling rhetoric for just a second. Read More
Even a day later, the San Antonio Spurs still found it difficult to explain how they won the opener of their second-round series against the Warriors.
The Spurs overcame Stephen Curry’s 44 points and became the first team in postseason history to rally from a 16-point deficit with 4 minutes remaining and earned a 129-127 victory in double overtime on Monday.
Game 2 is Wednesday night in San Antonio. Read More
Manu Ginobili's 3-pointer from the wing with 1.2 seconds left in double overtime lifted the San Antonio Spurs to a thrilling 129-127 victory over the Golden State Warriors and Stephen Curry's 44 points in Game 1 of their Western Conference semifinals Monday night.
The Spurs trailed by 16 points with 4 minutes left in regulation before going on an 18-2 run to close the fourth quarter and force overtime. Read More
We’ve seen this play before: the Warriors shock the world with an emotional first-round upset, the future looks bright and then the team spirals back into the basement quicker than a Run TMC fastbreak.
Is there any reason to think the plot will take a different turn this time around? Read More
In March of last year, during a ceremony honoring former Warrior Chris Mullin, team owner Joe Lacob was booed loudly by a crowd dissatisfied with the trade that sent fan-favorite Monta Ellis to the Milwaukee Bucks for Andrew Bogut, who at the time was sidelined with an injury that kept him out of the remainder of that season. Read More