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Golden State Warriors forward Andrew Wiggins hasn’t publicly spoken about his bid to receive a religious exemption from the NBA to forgo a COVID vaccination. (Chris Victorio/Special to The Examiner)

Most NBA players are vaccinated, but skeptics speak out

90 percent of league has complied, but a few key players evasive about status

  • Sep 28, 2021

 

Golden State Warriors forward Andrew Wiggins (No. 22), pictured playing at Chase Center in May, has not been vaccinated for COVID-19. (Kevin N. Hume/The Examiner)

NBA denies Wiggins’ request for religious exemption from vaccine

Warrior will be barred from home games in SF until he gets inoculated

  • Sep 27, 2021

 

Forward Andrew Wiggins hits a layback jumper to protect the lead late in the fourth quarter as the Golden State Warriors take on the Phoenix Suns at Chase Center on Tuesday, May 11, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Wiggins erupts for 38 points as Warriors rally past Suns 122-116

A night after beating the NBA-leading Utah Jazz, the Golden State Warriors…

 

Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry hit a 3-pointer in the first quarter of Tuesday night’s game against the Mavericks to give the Warriors a 12-11 lead. It didn’t last. (Chris Victorio/Special to the S.F. Examiner).

Warriors embarrassed by Mavericks, 133-103

Tuesday night marked the third Warriors game that fans were allowed to…

Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry hit a 3-pointer in the first quarter of Tuesday night’s game against the Mavericks to give the Warriors a 12-11 lead. It didn’t last. (Chris Victorio/Special to the S.F. Examiner).
Fans attend the Denver Nuggets verus Golden State Warriors for the 1st time since March 10, 2020 at Chase Center on April 23, 2021 in San Francisco, California. (Photography by Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).

With fans back in the stands at Chase Arena, the Warriors deliver

A small but enthusiastic crowd was admitted to Chase Arena Friday night…

Fans attend the Denver Nuggets verus Golden State Warriors for the 1st time since March 10, 2020 at Chase Center on April 23, 2021 in San Francisco, California. (Photography by Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).
Kiana Williams

Stanford’s Kiana Williams drafted by WNBA champion Seattle Storm

Kiana Williams is going from one championship team to another. A senior…

Kiana Williams
Chase Center and the Golden State Warriors hosted a media Welcome Back conference to discuss the safety protocols and amenities when fans return for a basketball game on April 23rd at Chase Center on April 13, 2021 in San Francisco, California. (Photography by Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).

Golden State Warriors ready to welcome fans back to Chase Center

COVID-19 tests, app-based food ordering among new safety protocols announced this week

Chase Center and the Golden State Warriors hosted a media Welcome Back conference to discuss the safety protocols and amenities when fans return for a basketball game on April 23rd at Chase Center on April 13, 2021 in San Francisco, California. (Photography by Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).
The Stanford women’s basketball team celebrates winning the NCAA title on Sunday in San Antonio, Texas. (Twitter screenshot)

Stanford women top Arizona for third NCAA title

The Cardinal hold on for a 54-53 victory over 11th-ranked Wildcats

The Stanford women’s basketball team celebrates winning the NCAA title on Sunday in San Antonio, Texas. (Twitter screenshot)
Sophomore guard Haley Jones scored in final seconds to give Stanford the win. (Courtesy Stanford Athletics)

Stanford women top South Carolina, to play for national title

The Cardinal pulls out 66-65 victory over the Gamecocks

Sophomore guard Haley Jones scored in final seconds to give Stanford the win. (Courtesy Stanford Athletics)
Stanford guard Kiana Williams, playing in her hometown with her family in the crowd, made a comeback in Tuesday’s game. (Courtesy Stanford Athletics)

Stanford women rally in second half, make Final Four

For the first time in weeks, the Stanford women’s basketball team faced…

Stanford guard Kiana Williams, playing in her hometown with her family in the crowd, made a comeback in Tuesday’s game. (Courtesy Stanford Athletics)
Oregon State’s Aleah Goodman defends Stanford’s Lexie Hull during a Pac-12 women’s basketball tournament semifinal game on March 5 at Michelob Ultra Arena in Las Vegas. <ins>(Bryan Steffy/Pac-12 Pool Photo)</ins>

Stanford women begin pursuit of elusive third NCAA title

The most important number for the Stanford women’s basketball team is three.…

Oregon State’s Aleah Goodman defends Stanford’s Lexie Hull during a Pac-12 women’s basketball tournament semifinal game on March 5 at Michelob Ultra Arena in Las Vegas. <ins>(Bryan Steffy/Pac-12 Pool Photo)</ins>
(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

USF topples Houston in WNIT opener

Strong starts to start the game and to open the second half…

(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Stephen Curry passed Guy Rodgers for the most assists in Golden State Warriors history Monday, but it wasn’t enough to defeat the Lakers. (Photography by Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).

Curry makes Warriors history in 128-97 loss to Lakers

Stephen Curry passed Guy Rodgers for the most assists in Golden State…

Stephen Curry passed Guy Rodgers for the most assists in Golden State Warriors history Monday, but it wasn’t enough to defeat the Lakers. (Photography by Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).
Stanford coach Tara VanDerveer earned her 1,099th career win on Tuesday Dec. 15, 2020, passing legendary Tennessee coach Pat Summitt for the most in women’s college basketball history. (Courtesy Stanford Athletics)

Stanford women earn No. 1 seed, to face Utah Valley in NCAA Tournament

During a season in which the Stanford women’s basketball team basically lived…

Stanford coach Tara VanDerveer earned her 1,099th career win on Tuesday Dec. 15, 2020, passing legendary Tennessee coach Pat Summitt for the most in women’s college basketball history. (Courtesy Stanford Athletics)
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).
T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Shutterstock)

A different big game: Cal, Stanford to clash in Pac-12 Tournament

It isn’t the Big Game, but the stakes are fairly high for…

T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Shutterstock)
Stanford’s Ashten Prechtel shoots a layup as three Oregon State defenders look on during a Pac-12 women’s basketball tournament semifinal game on Friday, March 5, 2021, at Michelob Ultra Arena in Las Vegas. Bryan Steffy/Pac-12 Pool Photo

No. 4 Stanford women cruise to Pac-12 Tournament title

Kiana Williams is heating up just in time to head home. The…

Stanford’s Ashten Prechtel shoots a layup as three Oregon State defenders look on during a Pac-12 women’s basketball tournament semifinal game on Friday, March 5, 2021, at Michelob Ultra Arena in Las Vegas. Bryan Steffy/Pac-12 Pool Photo
Scottsdale Stadium is the spring training home of the San Francisco Giants. (Shutterstock)

Bay Area sports for the week of March 7, 2021

A look at the upcoming major Bay Area sports events (schedules subject…

Scottsdale Stadium is the spring training home of the San Francisco Giants. (Shutterstock)
Oregon forward Lydia Giomi (14) goes into block Cardinal Hannah Jumps (33) shot and narrowly misses. No. 13 Ducks host No. 6 Stanford Cardinal at Matthew Knight Arena on Monday, Feb. 15, 2021. (Tribune News Service)

Stanford women enter Pac-12 Tournament as No. 1 seed

College basketball schedule for March released

Oregon forward Lydia Giomi (14) goes into block Cardinal Hannah Jumps (33) shot and narrowly misses. No. 13 Ducks host No. 6 Stanford Cardinal at Matthew Knight Arena on Monday, Feb. 15, 2021. (Tribune News Service)
Logan Couture #39 of the San Jose Sharks celebrates his goal with Patrick Marleau #12 and Nikolai Knyzhov #71 during the first period against the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center on February 9, 2021, in Los Angeles. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images/TNS)

Bay Area sports for the week for Feb. 28, 2021

A look at the upcoming major Bay Area sports events (schedules subject…

Logan Couture #39 of the San Jose Sharks celebrates his goal with Patrick Marleau #12 and Nikolai Knyzhov #71 during the first period against the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center on February 9, 2021, in Los Angeles. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images/TNS)