OAKLAND — As a boy on a Brooklyn neighborhood basketball court, Chris Mullin never gave much thought to anything other than the inflated rubber ball in his hand.
But as two rundown hoops were torn down Thursday at Oakland’s Arroyo Viejo Recreation Center as part of groundbreaking ceremony with dozens of children on hand, the retired longtime Warrior and Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer couldn’t help but to be reminded of his past. Read More
There’s no pun that you could slip Jeremy Lin’s name into to adequately describe the disappointment Warriors fans feel midway through the 2011-12 season.When coach Mark Jackson was brought aboard last summer, he guaranteed a playoff appearance this season; but so far, the product on the court looks frustratingly similar to the team that missed the postseason 16 of the past 17 years. Read More
City College of San Francisco freshman point guard Delon Wright stands at 6-foot-5 and looks like he weighs 150 pounds — with his uniform on.
Wright has a body frame that makes him look like a toothpick, while sporting a miniafro that’s never combed and braces that could have him confused for a young teen. Read More
OAKLAND — The Warriors got a career-high 48 points from Monta Ellis, a triple-double from David Lee, a double-double from Stephen Curry, and it still wasn’t enough in a 119-116 defeat at the hands of the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday at Oracle Arena. Read More
Since Day One, the LeBron James-led Miami Heat have been under the microscope everywhere they go, every time they play.
But when the NBA’s top team hit the hardwood at the University of San Francisco on Monday for its first full practice of the new year, it carried itself with the composure of a veteran squad accustomed to the glare of the spotlight. Read More
After losing five straight games and falling to 2-6 on the season, it’s beginning to look like make-or-break time for the Warriors. Read More
Free agent center Kwame Brown has agreed to terms on a one-year, $7 million contract with the Golden State Warriors.Agent Mark Bartelstein says the offer in Golden State was "too good to pass up."The loss of Brown leaves the Bobcats with a hole at center. Gana Diop, who is coming off a torn Achilles tendon, is the only center on the Bobcats roster. Read More
Forget the San Andreas and Hayward faults, it’s the candor quotient of Bay Area coaches and general managers that’s keeping sports fans on shaky ground. Read More
While the Warriors already knew they’d open their season Christmas night, they learned Tuesday they’ll be spending a whole lot of time at home during the opening months of the season.
Golden State will play its first four games and 17 of its first 26 games in the friendly confines of Oracle Arena. Read More
Don Nelson is gone, but his legacy remains, which is a problem for the Warriors.Nelson liked to play smaller-but-quicker players who could score a lot of points. Defense? No problem. We’ll just outscore other teams.When Keith Smart took over as coach before last season, he said his emphasis would be on defense and rebounding. Read More