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Friday was a return to Seattle for Kevin Durant, seen here as a rookie for the Seattle SuperSonics, shooting against the Dallas Mavericks on April 8, 2008. (Stewart F. House/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS)

Kevin Durant’s return to Seattle plays to sold-out crowd in Warriors win over Kings

By Rob Johnson Special to S.F. Examiner SEATTLE -- Before Kevin Durant…

 

Nate Thurmond, a Hall of Fame center and longtime Golden State Warrior, died Saturday after a short battle with leukemia, the team announced. He was 74. (AP file)

Nate Thurmond remembered by former teammates

Warriors legend Nate Thurmond left behind a flood of memories on Saturday morning,…

 

Columbia head coach Kyle Smith reacts during an NCAA college basketball game against Connecticut in Bridgeport, Conn., Monday, Dec. 22, 2014. (Fred Beckham/2014 AP)

Dons’ new head coach outlines vision

Kyle Smith has helped struggling programs turn their fortunes around as both…

 

LeBron James' 2-4 record in the NBA Finals may tarnish an otherwise glowing career. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Finals loss has LeBron’s legacy open for debate

CLEVELAND — LeBron James overachieved in the 2015-season, a position that he…

LeBron James' 2-4 record in the NBA Finals may tarnish an otherwise glowing career. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)