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Kevin Durant holds the NBA Finals MVP trophy — his second in two years — after beating the Cleveland Cavaliers on June 8, 2018, at Quicken Loans Arena. (Ryan Gorcey / SF Examiner)

Bonta Hill: It’s time to scrap the NBA Awards show

Commissioner Adam Silver and the NBA deserves credit for its attempt to…

 

Stephen Curry was uncharacteristically off script during Media Day interviews on Friday. (Jeff Siner/Charlotte observer/TNS)

Warriors camp launch comes with lots of non-hoops talk

OAKLAND — Somehow, some way, the Golden State Warriors return to training camp…

 

JaVale McGee plays ping pong with students after the Warriors and the league dedicated an NBA Cares Learning and Play Zone at Westlake Middle School in Oakland. (Karl Buscheck/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors, NBA utilize off day for charity

OAKLAND — One day after the Golden State Warriors handled the Cleveland…

 

Stephen Curry is just four 3-pointers away from claiming the second-best shooting season in NBA history. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Klay Thompson, Steph Curry splash the Warriors past the Grizzlies

OAKLAND — You didn’t have to convince Memphis Grizzlies head coach David…

Stephen Curry is just four 3-pointers away from claiming the second-best shooting season in NBA history. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) taks to referee Sean Corbin (33) during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game between the Golden State Warriors and the Sacramento Kings at Oracle Arena on Friday, March 24, 2017 in Oakland, Calif. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Steve Kerr confident NBA will solve circumstances that lead to stars resting

OAKLAND — Resting stars has been a major talking point about the…

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) taks to referee Sean Corbin (33) during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game between the Golden State Warriors and the Sacramento Kings at Oracle Arena on Friday, March 24, 2017 in Oakland, Calif. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
The issue of resting stars has caused headaches for the NBA after Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr rested four major players a couple weeks ago. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Tired of NBA fatigue? Let’s put it to rest

NBA commissioner Adam Silver asked team owners for possible solutions to the…

The issue of resting stars has caused headaches for the NBA after Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr rested four major players a couple weeks ago. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Adam Silver suggested Kevin Durant teaming up with the Warriors was wrong. He must not be paying attention to his own league’s history. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Warriors are too good? Silver needs to do his homework

So Adam Silver doesn’t like the idea of a Warriors super team,…

Adam Silver suggested Kevin Durant teaming up with the Warriors was wrong. He must not be paying attention to his own league’s history. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
Chase Center, the Warriors’ highly anticipated waterfront arena in San Francisco, is on pace to open for the beginning of the 2019-20 NBA season. (Courtesy Chase Center)

Warriors not champs but still shooting for new SF arena

The Warriors may have fallen to the Cavaliers in the NBA Finals,…

Chase Center, the Warriors’ highly anticipated waterfront arena in San Francisco, is on pace to open for the beginning of the 2019-20 NBA season. (Courtesy Chase Center)
NBA commissioner Adam Silver speaks on Thursday about officiating and the league's attempts to increase transparency in advance of Game 1 of the NBA Finals in Oakland. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

It isn’t the Hunger Games, it’s the NBA

Warriors fans have latched onto a certain chant this postseason: “Ref, you…

NBA commissioner Adam Silver speaks on Thursday about officiating and the league's attempts to increase transparency in advance of Game 1 of the NBA Finals in Oakland. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
Kevin Durant will be an unrestricted free agent this offseason. The Warriors will have an opportunity to match any offer Harrison Barnes accepts. (Sue Ogrocki/AP)

Upcoming free agent bonanza portends NBA dark days

Nearly every NBA team has been eliminated, so most fans are turning…

Kevin Durant will be an unrestricted free agent this offseason. The Warriors will have an opportunity to match any offer Harrison Barnes accepts. (Sue Ogrocki/AP)
Stephen Curry accepts his second-straight Most Valuable Player award on Tuesday at Oracle Arena in Oakland. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Curry creates another memory, earns first unanimous MVP

OAKLAND — The Greatest Basketball Player on Earth was validated as just…

Stephen Curry accepts his second-straight Most Valuable Player award on Tuesday at Oracle Arena in Oakland. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
The Clippers announced Tuesday they had suspended forward Blake Griffin four games for his role in an altercation with a team assistant equipment manager last month. (Danny Moloshok/AP)

Clippers suspend Blake Griffin 4 games without pay for punch

LOS ANGELES — Blake Griffin was suspended four games without pay on…

The Clippers announced Tuesday they had suspended forward Blake Griffin four games for his role in an altercation with a team assistant equipment manager last month. (Danny Moloshok/AP)
Kevon Looney, right, greets NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being selected 30th overall by the Warriors during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, in New York. (Kathy Willens/AP Photo)

High drama atop draft for Lakers, Knicks

NEW YORK — The Minnesota Timberwolves got their man in the middle.…

Kevon Looney, right, greets NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being selected 30th overall by the Warriors during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, in New York. (Kathy Willens/AP Photo)
The NBA’s concussion protocol, defended by commissioner Adam Silver, left, again was exposed as flawed when Cleveland star LeBron James wasn’t tested for a head injury in Game 4. (Paul Sancya/AP file photo)

NBA plays by King James Rules

It was a dramatic moment in an NBA postseason that had precious…

The NBA’s concussion protocol, defended by commissioner Adam Silver, left, again was exposed as flawed when Cleveland star LeBron James wasn’t tested for a head injury in Game 4. (Paul Sancya/AP file photo)
Eric Risberg/APNBA Commissioner Adam Silver addresses the media on Thursday before Game 1 of the NBA Finals.

Silver: Warriors need new arena in Bay Area

OAKLAND — Just before the Oracle Arena roared to life for the…

Eric Risberg/APNBA Commissioner Adam Silver addresses the media on Thursday before Game 1 of the NBA Finals.
Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP PhotoCarmelo Anthony speaks to the media during a New York Knicks media availability session at the O2 Arena in London on Wednesday. Milwaukee Bucks will play New York Knicks in an NBA game at the O2 Arena in London on Thursday.

Silver: Having jersey sponsors in NBA 'inevitable'

LONDON — In the NBA's efforts to grow its popularity in Europe,…

Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP PhotoCarmelo Anthony speaks to the media during a New York Knicks media availability session at the O2 Arena in London on Wednesday. Milwaukee Bucks will play New York Knicks in an NBA game at the O2 Arena in London on Thursday.
AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill

NBA charges Sterling, sets up June 3 hearing

The NBA charged Donald Sterling on Monday with damaging the league and…

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Mark J. Terrill/2011 AP file photoClippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life by the NBA and owners are hoping to take a vote soon on whether to make him sell his team or not.

Owners meet, hope to move quickly on Sterling

NEW YORK -- NBA owners seem as committed as Commissioner Adam Silver…

Mark J. Terrill/2011 AP file photoClippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life by the NBA and owners are hoping to take a vote soon on whether to make him sell his team or not.
Jason DeCrow/APNBA Commissioner Adam Silver

NBA announcement coming on Sterling amid fallout

Outrage over racist comments purportedly made by embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner…

Jason DeCrow/APNBA Commissioner Adam Silver