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Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) gets press from Utah Jazz forward Royce O’Neale (23) in the 1st quarter at Chase Center on March 14, 2021 in San Francisco, California. (Photography by Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).

Golden State hands Utah its first loss coming out of the All-Star break

CHASE CENTER — Throughout the regular season, the Warriors have shown flashes.…

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) gets press from Utah Jazz forward Royce O’Neale (23) in the 1st quarter at Chase Center on March 14, 2021 in San Francisco, California. (Photography by Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).
Tampa Bay quarterback Tom Brady, 43, will attempt to become the second player to win a championship with multiple teams. <ins>(Courtesy Tampa Bay Buccaneers)</ins>

No matter who wins, Tampa Bay or Kansas City will go down in Super Bowl history

Brady may break his own record, Mahomes may win back-to-back matchups

Tampa Bay quarterback Tom Brady, 43, will attempt to become the second player to win a championship with multiple teams. <ins>(Courtesy Tampa Bay Buccaneers)</ins>
Golden State Warriors center Kevon Looney (5) and Boston Celtics forward Tristan Thompson (13) go up for the opening tipoff in the 1st quarter at Chase Center on February 2, 2021 in San Francisco, California.(Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).

With Looney injured, Golden State falls to the Boston Celtics

Hopping on one leg down the baseline, Warriors center Kevon Looney grimaced…

Golden State Warriors center Kevon Looney (5) and Boston Celtics forward Tristan Thompson (13) go up for the opening tipoff in the 1st quarter at Chase Center on February 2, 2021 in San Francisco, California.(Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).
Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Currey (30) drives to the basket against the Minnesota Timberberwolves in the 1st quarter at Chase Center on January 25, 2021 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio for the S.F. Examiner).

Curry leads Golden State to 130-108 victory over Timberwolves

Dribbling between his legs, Warriors guard Stephen Curry sent Timberwolves power forward…

Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Currey (30) drives to the basket against the Minnesota Timberberwolves in the 1st quarter at Chase Center on January 25, 2021 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio for the S.F. Examiner).
Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23), shown here against the San Antonio Spurs at Chase Center on January 20, was ejected from Thursday night’s game on a technical foul after he yelled at a teammate during a play. (Chris Victorio for the S.F. Examiner).

Warriors 119-101 loss to Knicks highlights Draymond Green’s value

Team struggles with fouls, lack of discipline in play

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23), shown here against the San Antonio Spurs at Chase Center on January 20, was ejected from Thursday night’s game on a technical foul after he yelled at a teammate during a play. (Chris Victorio for the S.F. Examiner).
In the first half of Tuesday night’s game against the Indiana Pacers, Golden State Warriors forward Kelly Oubre Jr. (12) was able to find the range, shooting 5-for-6 from the field including 3-for-4 from behind the arc. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).

Rediscovered defense not enough to save Warriors from 104-95 loss to Pacers

Midway through the third quarter, as the Indiana Pacers attempted to rally…

In the first half of Tuesday night’s game against the Indiana Pacers, Golden State Warriors forward Kelly Oubre Jr. (12) was able to find the range, shooting 5-for-6 from the field including 3-for-4 from behind the arc. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).
Golden State Warriors forward Andrew Wiggins (22) finished Sunday’s game against the Toronto Raptors with 17 points while also dishing out four assists and four blocks. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).

On a slow night for Curry, Warriors supporting players step up against the Raptors

Through nine games this season, the Golden State Warriors were winless when…

Golden State Warriors forward Andrew Wiggins (22) finished Sunday’s game against the Toronto Raptors with 17 points while also dishing out four assists and four blocks. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).
Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Currey (30) looks to make a play as Los Angeles Clippers guard Reggie Jackson  (1) in the 1st quarter at Chase Center on January 6, 2021 in San Francisco, California.(Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).

Warriors make a big comeback in fourth quarter against Clippers

Fading to his right, Warriors guard Stephen Curry hoisted a last-second three-pointer…

Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Currey (30) looks to make a play as Los Angeles Clippers guard Reggie Jackson  (1) in the 1st quarter at Chase Center on January 6, 2021 in San Francisco, California.(Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).
Golden State Warriors forward Kelly Oubre Jr. (12) finished Monday’s game against the Sacramento Kings with four triples on six attempts. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).

Warriors dismantle Sacramento Kings 137-106

‘Everyone was in sync’: Team shows renewed offensive flow with 41 assists

Golden State Warriors forward Kelly Oubre Jr. (12) finished Monday’s game against the Sacramento Kings with four triples on six attempts. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).
Golden State Warriors and Portland Trailblazers tip-off to the season home opener at Chase Center on January 1, 2021 in San Francisco, California.(Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).

No fans, no joy at Chase Center Friday for Warriors

Golden State falls 123-98 to Portland Trailblazers

Golden State Warriors and Portland Trailblazers tip-off to the season home opener at Chase Center on January 1, 2021 in San Francisco, California.(Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).
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49ers pick defensive tackle Javon Kinlaw out of South Carolina

Kinlaw, 22, started for three years as a Gamecock and will come to San Francisco as another addition to the 49ers defensive line.

(Christopher Victorio/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry (30) drives to the basket past against Toronto Raptors forward Serge Ibaka (9) during the second quarter of Game 3 of the 2019 NBA Finals on June 5, 2019 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)

NBA Superstar Stephen Curry interviews Anthony Fauci about COVID-19

Curry, himself was tested for the coronavirus.

Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry (30) drives to the basket past against Toronto Raptors forward Serge Ibaka (9) during the second quarter of Game 3 of the 2019 NBA Finals on June 5, 2019 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)
The NBA is suspending its season immediately

The NBA is suspending its season immediately

Move comes after a player tests positive for the coronavirus

The NBA is suspending its season immediately
Empty seats scattered throughout the arena at Chase Center on Tuesday night at the Warriors game tip-off with the Los Angeles Clippers. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Warriors, Giants and other San Francisco Bay area sports face unprecedented pandemic times

Typically, the ball would have been tossed back into the game without a second thought, but this time, officials responded with screams

Empty seats scattered throughout the arena at Chase Center on Tuesday night at the Warriors game tip-off with the Los Angeles Clippers. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)
The 49ers, including Joe Staley (74) , watch on the sideline as time runs out in regulation as Kansas City Chiefs lead 31-20 in Super Bowl LIV. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)

The 49ers storybook ending was lost in the last six minutes of the Super Bowl

In two Super Bowl starts, the 49ers offensive tackle now has two losses. But to him this one feels different.

The 49ers, including Joe Staley (74) , watch on the sideline as time runs out in regulation as Kansas City Chiefs lead 31-20 in Super Bowl LIV. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco 49ers full back Kyle Juszczyk (44) and San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo (10) celebrate his touchdown score during Super Bowl LIV at Hard Rock Stadium on February 2, 2020 in Miami, Florida. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco 49ers lose the Super Bowl in a heartbreaker

At a final score of 31-20, the Chiefs win their second title in franchise history

San Francisco 49ers full back Kyle Juszczyk (44) and San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo (10) celebrate his touchdown score during Super Bowl LIV at Hard Rock Stadium on February 2, 2020 in Miami, Florida. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco 49ers fullback Kyle Juszczyk celebrates after scoring a touchdown in Super Bowl LIV. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)

The Chiefs and 49ers are tied at half time in the Super Bowl

The 49ers have outgained Kansas City 177-155 in total yards of offense but a shaky start to the game by 49ers starting quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo

San Francisco 49ers fullback Kyle Juszczyk celebrates after scoring a touchdown in Super Bowl LIV. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan speaks during the Super Bowl LIV media availably press conference at the James L. Knight Center at the Hyatt Regency Hotel on January 30, 2020 in Miami, Florida. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Kyle Shanahan: From 49ers ball boy to head coach

Unwrapping the box, Shanahan was elated when he picked up a red, No. 21 Deion Sanders jersey

San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan speaks during the Super Bowl LIV media availably press conference at the James L. Knight Center at the Hyatt Regency Hotel on January 30, 2020 in Miami, Florida. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco 49ers defensive end Nick Bosa (97) heads back to the team locker room before playing against the Cleveland Browns at Levi’s Stadium on October 7. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Nick Bosa: An unlikely 49ers fan favorite

In the 49ers locker room, Bosa’s widespread acceptance has become commonplace

San Francisco 49ers defensive end Nick Bosa (97) heads back to the team locker room before playing against the Cleveland Browns at Levi’s Stadium on October 7. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)
When it comes to rushing, the San Francisco 49ers need to wash, rinse and repeat during Sunday’s Super Bowl. Here, running back Raheem Mostert (31) spikes the football after scoring a touchdown in the second quarter against the Los Angeles Rams at Levi’s Stadium on Dec. 21.

What to watch for as the 49ers meet the Chiefs in the Super Bowl

It’s been a week unlike any other for this San Francisco 49ers team.

When it comes to rushing, the San Francisco 49ers need to wash, rinse and repeat during Sunday’s Super Bowl. Here, running back Raheem Mostert (31) spikes the football after scoring a touchdown in the second quarter against the Los Angeles Rams at Levi’s Stadium on Dec. 21.