Cleveland Cavaliers

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) handles the ball against the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game 1 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 31, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Golden State Warriors turn it around in second half and beat the Cavs 129-105

By Rob Johnson Special to S.F. Examiner CLEVELAND — The Golden State Warriors'…

 

Golden State Warriors center Jordan Bell (2) reacts to getting hit in the jaw by the Houston Rockets during Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 22, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

NBA Finals Game 4: Cleveland Cavaliers can’t match Warriors’ depth

CLEVELAND -- While Jordan Bell was down in Los Angeles this past…

 

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) takes the ball to the basket against the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game 1 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 31, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

NBA Finals: Warriors take 3-0 series lead behind a massive night from Kevin Durant

CLEVELAND -- The Golden State Warriors had a lot of warts and…

 

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry acknowledges fans reaction after hitting a shot clock buzzer-beating three-pointer against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game two of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. on June 3, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Warriors defeat Cavs 122-103, go up 2-0 in NBA Finals

Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry hit an NBA Finals record…

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry acknowledges fans reaction after hitting a shot clock buzzer-beating three-pointer against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game two of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. on June 3, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) shoots a three pointer over Cleveland Cavaliers forward Jeff Green (32) during Game 1 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 31, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

NBA Finals: Draymond Green powers Golden State Warriors down the stretch

OAKLAND -- With 5:06 left in regulation and the Golden State Warriors…

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) shoots a three pointer over Cleveland Cavaliers forward Jeff Green (32) during Game 1 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 31, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) reacts to a foul called on him during Game 1 of the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 31, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) reacts to a foul called on him during Game 1 of the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 31, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) blocks a lay up by Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love (0) during Game 1 of the 2017 NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

NBA Finals: Kevin Love cleared for Game 1

The Cleveland Cavaliers announced on Thursday morning that Kevin Love has completed…

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) blocks a lay up by Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love (0) during Game 1 of the 2017 NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala (9) drives to the basket against the Houston Rockets during Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 20, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Andre Iguodala ruled out for NBA Finals Game 1

The Golden State Warriors will be without forward Andre Iguodala when they…

Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala (9) drives to the basket against the Houston Rockets during Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 20, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Steve Kerr in March of 2018. (Photo by Joel Angel Juarez / Special to S.F. Examiner)

‘We’re all going through something’ — Kerr praises Love for Players’ Tribune essay

OAKLAND — Before the Golden State Warriors hosted the Brooklyn Nets, Steve…

Steve Kerr in March of 2018. (Photo by Joel Angel Juarez / Special to S.F. Examiner)
Draymond Green is out but Patrick McCaw is back for Monday night's game against the Phoenix Suns. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Warriors notebook: Kerr on McCaw’s demotion, the new-look Cavs and underestimating Draymond

OAKLAND — Patrick McCaw will be playing in his fifth game in…

Draymond Green is out but Patrick McCaw is back for Monday night's game against the Phoenix Suns. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr coaches Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) during a Utah Jazz free throw attempt at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on December 27, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Steve Kerr on if he wants to coach LeBron: ‘Are you really going to ask that?’

OAKLAND — NBA Twitter was set on fire late Wednesday night when…

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr coaches Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) during a Utah Jazz free throw attempt at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on December 27, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Warriors fans may be getting antsy, but the answer to their relatively minimal problems should come from within. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

There’s no reason for Warriors to change anything

Fear not — as usual, patience will reward Golden State The NBA’s…

Warriors fans may be getting antsy, but the answer to their relatively minimal problems should come from within. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James defends Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant in the third quarter Monday, Jan. 15, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Cavaliers lost to the Warriors 118-108.  (Leah Klafczynski/Akron Beacon Journal/TNS)

What you need to know from the Warriors beating the Cavs — again

After a suspect first-half showing, the Golden State Warriors sprinted past the…

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James defends Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant in the third quarter Monday, Jan. 15, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Cavaliers lost to the Warriors 118-108.  (Leah Klafczynski/Akron Beacon Journal/TNS)
San Francisco 49ers outside linebacker Reuben Foster (56) (left) celebrates with San Francisco 49ers middle linebacker Brock Coyle (50) after making a defensive stop against the New York Giants at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on November 12, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Weekend wrap: Making sense of Reuben Foster’s arrest, the unfocused Warriors and inactive Giants

Quick hits with Kolsky In the local football world, 49ers LB Reuben…

San Francisco 49ers outside linebacker Reuben Foster (56) (left) celebrates with San Francisco 49ers middle linebacker Brock Coyle (50) after making a defensive stop against the New York Giants at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on November 12, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Draymond Green doesn't care for the NBA's last two-minute reports. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Draymond Green blasts NBA’s last two-minute reports

The Golden State Warriors and the NBA’s officials haven’t agreed on much…

Draymond Green doesn't care for the NBA's last two-minute reports. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Kevin Durant argues with an official during Monday's game against the Cleveland Cavaliers. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

KDefense: Durant’s growth as shotblocker empowers Golden State

OAKLAND — The way Kevin Durant sees it, LeBron James is always going…

Kevin Durant argues with an official during Monday's game against the Cleveland Cavaliers. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Stephen Curry warmed up but didn’t play on Christmas, when the Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers at Oracle Arena. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Warriors make most of Curry-less Christmas

OAKLAND — As Kevin Durant lined up a 26-footer late in the…

Stephen Curry warmed up but didn’t play on Christmas, when the Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers at Oracle Arena. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Injuries are limiting both rosters, giving viewers a chance to see Kevin Durant play top dog against the Cleveland Cavaliers. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Injury-riddled Warriors-Cavs game is the gift you didn’t know you wanted

The Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers meet today in a woulda-coulda-shoulda…

Injuries are limiting both rosters, giving viewers a chance to see Kevin Durant play top dog against the Cleveland Cavaliers. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) steals the ball from Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on October 17, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Steph Curry will miss Christmas game against Cavs

When Stephen Curry sprained his ankle at the end of their win…

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) steals the ball from Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on October 17, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Matt Moore. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Together, the Giants are running it back

Quick hits with Kolsky The San Francisco Giants were tied for the…

Matt Moore. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)