Chris Paul

Kevin Durant, seen here on March 30, 2018, scored 29 in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals in Houston. (Stan Olszewski/2017 Special to S.F. Examiner)

Western Conference Finals: Golden State Warriors steal Game 1 behind Kevin Durant

HOUSTON — When Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant was pulled from…

 

Klay Thompson, seen here on April 12, 2018, grew up idolizing Kobe Bryant. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Bonta Hill: Golden State Warriors Keys to the Western Conference Finals

Over the weekend, I’m not going to need any caffeine to wake…

 

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots a floater against the Houston Rockets at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on October 17, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors aren’t sweating the rising Rockets

OAKLAND — Apprised of the fact that the Houston Rockets are a…

 

Even with the addition of Chris Paul, the Golden State Warriors are blocking James Harden and the Houston Rockets’ path to the NBA Finals. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

CP3 or not, Rockets chasing tails in pursuit of Dubs

Hey, give the Houston Rockets some credit for effort, anyway. While most…

Even with the addition of Chris Paul, the Golden State Warriors are blocking James Harden and the Houston Rockets’ path to the NBA Finals. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Johnny Cueto starting the All-Star game would be the perfect nod to the best team in baseball after the Chicago Cubs stole several spots. (Ben Margot/AP)

Johnny B. Great deserves All-Star start, not Giant snub

Practically all we’ve heard about this season is Chicago Cubs-Cubs-Cubs. And more…

Johnny Cueto starting the All-Star game would be the perfect nod to the best team in baseball after the Chicago Cubs stole several spots. (Ben Margot/AP)
Colin Kaepernick and Blaine Gabbert are the 49ers' quarterbacks, which means they have an unsettled position battle. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Camp Kelly sounds like more of the same ol’ same old

Are you ready for some football? Ready for some 49ers football? Yeah,…

Colin Kaepernick and Blaine Gabbert are the 49ers' quarterbacks, which means they have an unsettled position battle. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
Sacramento River Cats fans will be in for a treat during the early part of this season as Mac Williamson and Jarrett Parker should put on a show against minor-league competition. (Ben Margot/AP)

No Sacramento discount for Giants fans

The Giants return to Northern California today to play the Sacramento River…

Sacramento River Cats fans will be in for a treat during the early part of this season as Mac Williamson and Jarrett Parker should put on a show against minor-league competition. (Ben Margot/AP)
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) watches as Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry dribbles during the second half of Game 2 of basketball's NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, June 7, 2015. (Ben Margot/AP)

Steph infection has jealous James in critical condition

LeBron James needs help, and in so many words, he’ll tell you…

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) watches as Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry dribbles during the second half of Game 2 of basketball's NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, June 7, 2015. (Ben Margot/AP)
Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green, left, and Shaun Livingston, right, celebrate a 3-pointer by teammate Harrison Barnes, not seen, during the second half of Saturday's game against the Los Angeles Clippers. The Warriors won 115-112. (Danny Moloshok/AP)

Warriors ride hot shooting, Draymond triple-double to avoid first losing-streak of season

LOS ANGELES — The Golden State Warriors rebounded from their biggest loss…

Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green, left, and Shaun Livingston, right, celebrate a 3-pointer by teammate Harrison Barnes, not seen, during the second half of Saturday's game against the Los Angeles Clippers. The Warriors won 115-112. (Danny Moloshok/AP)
Klay Thompson looks to pass the ball during a U.S. men’s basketball team intrasquad game Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, in Las Vegas. (David Becker/2015 AP

Klay Thompson, Draymond Green no lock for Olympics

In another Olympic sport, the U.S. might be dreaming of a gold-silver-bronze…

Klay Thompson looks to pass the ball during a U.S. men’s basketball team intrasquad game Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, in Las Vegas. (David Becker/2015 AP
Draymond Green, left, shoots over Clippers center DeAndre Jordan during the Warriors' 124-117 win Thursday night. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)

Warriors rally, reach 13-0 with 124-117 win over Clippers

LOS ANGELES — Stephen Curry scored 40 points and the Golden State…

Draymond Green, left, shoots over Clippers center DeAndre Jordan during the Warriors' 124-117 win Thursday night. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)
Clippers guards J.J. Redick, left, and Chris Paul are expected to miss Thursday night's matchup with the Golden State Warriors. (David J. Phillip/AP)

Warriors get break: Paul, Redick doubtful

LOS ANGELES — Either Doc Rivers is playing possum with the Warriors,…

Clippers guards J.J. Redick, left, and Chris Paul are expected to miss Thursday night's matchup with the Golden State Warriors. (David J. Phillip/AP)
Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green, right, shakes hands with general manager Bob Myers following a news conference in Oakland on Thursday. (Eric Risberg/AP)

Emoji wars? Green, Warriors choose dignity

Perusing my list of smartphone emojis, I choose the frowning devil. That…

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green, right, shakes hands with general manager Bob Myers following a news conference in Oakland on Thursday. (Eric Risberg/AP)
If core players such as Draymond Green, above, remain healthy and hungry, the Warriors should be able to contend for the Finals again next year and years to come. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Warriors don’t look like one-hit wonders

Wait ’til 2055?! Well, since an NBA championship comes to the Bay…

If core players such as Draymond Green, above, remain healthy and hungry, the Warriors should be able to contend for the Finals again next year and years to come. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
Mark Humphrey/APWarriors enforcer Andrew Bogut swats away a shot by Vince Carter during Golden State's Game 4 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies.

Warriors’ Curry moves past Paul in NBA All-Star balloting

Stephen Curry, an NBA All-Star snub last year, is in position to…

Mark Humphrey/APWarriors enforcer Andrew Bogut swats away a shot by Vince Carter during Golden State's Game 4 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies.