David West

Klay Thompson takes a selfie video of himself during a press conference following the Golden State Warriors' Game 4 win in the 2018 NBA Finals. (Ryan Gorcey / SF Examiner)

For the 2018 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors, it’s time to get greedy

Before he lounged in a golden bathtub of half-drunk bottles of Moet…

 

Golden State Warriors center Damian Jones (15) defends Milwaukee Bucks forward Khris Middleton (22) at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on March 29, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Golden State Warriors will embark on youth movement to remake the bench in 2018

Minutes after the Golden State Warriors secured back-to-back titles and their third…

 

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…

 

Draymond Green led most of the Golden State Warriors' huddles on Monday against the Phoenix Suns. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Players’ night: Steve Kerr gets creative to wake up the Warriors

OAKLAND — Midway through the opening quarter of the Golden State Warriors’…

Draymond Green led most of the Golden State Warriors' huddles on Monday against the Phoenix Suns. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
David West regularly provides business advice to his teammates on the Warriors. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

David West talks mentorship, bitcoin-strategy and life after basketball

Now more than halfway through his 15th NBA season, David West plays…

David West regularly provides business advice to his teammates on the Warriors. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) celebrates a dunk against the Houston Rockets at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on October 17, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Steve Kerr on Draymond Green’s status for Thursday: ‘I’d be shocked if he played’

Draymond Green (right shoulder soreness) is set to be out for the…

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) celebrates a dunk against the Houston Rockets at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on October 17, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Steve Kerr couldn’t resist tweeting about the results of the special election on Tuesday in Alabama. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors celebrate results of Alabama special election

OAKLAND — In the wake of democrat Doug Jones’ victory over republican…

Steve Kerr couldn’t resist tweeting about the results of the special election on Tuesday in Alabama. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Steve Kerr is coaching game No. 300 on Tuesday night. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Steph Curry, Warriors barrel past 76ers thanks to explosive 3rd quarter

The Golden State Warriors outscored the Philadelphia 76ers by 32 points in…

Steve Kerr is coaching game No. 300 on Tuesday night. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Confetti falls as the Golden State Warriors celebrate beating the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game 5 of the NBA Finals to become NBA Champions at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on June 12, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

From Hamptons to Champions: Key dates that made the 2016-17 Warriors what they are

At this time last year, general manager Bob Myers was admitting to…

Confetti falls as the Golden State Warriors celebrate beating the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game 5 of the NBA Finals to become NBA Champions at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on June 12, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) lays the ball up against the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game 5 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on June 12, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Mr. Reliable: KD-Warriors marriage works better than ever could’ve been imagined

OAKLAND — Three of Kevin Durant’s four best performances of the 2016-17 season…

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) lays the ball up against the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game 5 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on June 12, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala (9) celebrates the Golden State Warriors becoming NBA Champions after beating the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on June 12, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Now and next: The players who carried Golden State to its second title in three years

The Golden State Warriors mantra of “Strength in Numbers” has been repeated…

Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala (9) celebrates the Golden State Warriors becoming NBA Champions after beating the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on June 12, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Draymond Green has made a huge impact on both ends of the floor in the first five games of the Golden State Warriors’ postseason. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group/TNS)

Draymond takes game to another level

Whether he’s exposing the opponent’s vulnerabilities or filling part of the Warriors’…

Draymond Green has made a huge impact on both ends of the floor in the first five games of the Golden State Warriors’ postseason. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group/TNS)
Golden State Warriors forward David West, seen here on Sunday, March 26, played a season-high minutes on Wednesday against San Antonio. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Warriors do the Texas two-win by beating San Antonio

What started as a 15-point deficit for the Golden State Warriors, ended…

Golden State Warriors forward David West, seen here on Sunday, March 26, played a season-high minutes on Wednesday against San Antonio. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
LA Clippers forward Blake Griffin (32) attacks the basket against Golden State Warriors center Zaza Pachulia (27) at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on January 28, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors happy with rotation — plus: Papa-Dot and why Kerr didn’t play Boogie during ASG

OAKLAND — The experimentation phase of the new-look Golden State Warriors’ season…

LA Clippers forward Blake Griffin (32) attacks the basket against Golden State Warriors center Zaza Pachulia (27) at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on January 28, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) takes a charge on Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Nov. 3, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Steve Kerr won’t say if KD and Westbrook will share the floor in All-Star game

OAKLAND — Steve Kerr hasn't spent any time wondering what it will be…

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) takes a charge on Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Nov. 3, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors center JaVale McGee (1) dunks the ball against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on January 16, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

McGee draws start in Zaza’s place in meeting with Hornets

OAKLAND — With Zaza Pachulia sidelined for at least a week with…

Golden State Warriors center JaVale McGee (1) dunks the ball against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on January 16, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Kevin Durant scored 40 points on just 16 shots against his old team, the Oklahoma City Thunder, on Wednesday. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Kevin Durant goes off as Warriors down the Thunder

OAKLAND — Facing his old club for the second time, Kevin Durant…

Kevin Durant scored 40 points on just 16 shots against his old team, the Oklahoma City Thunder, on Wednesday. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
From left, David West, Andre Iguodala and Shaun Livingston have accepted lesser roles to be a part of a talented Warriors roster. (All: Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Sages of the second unit: West, Iguodala, Livingston anchor Warriors bench

OAKLAND — Wearing his beige half trench as he stands in front…

From left, David West, Andre Iguodala and Shaun Livingston have accepted lesser roles to be a part of a talented Warriors roster. (All: Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors center Zaza Pachulia (27) defends Indiana Pacers center Myles Turner (33) in the first quarter at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on December 5, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Zaza Pachulia, David West expected to return from injury against Blazers

OAKLAND — Steve Kerr is planning to have Zaza Pachulia back in the…

Golden State Warriors center Zaza Pachulia (27) defends Indiana Pacers center Myles Turner (33) in the first quarter at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on December 5, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
David West holds no illusions about race relations in America. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors forward blasts the ‘post-racial’ fallacy

OAKLAND — As David West sat in front of reporters and TV cameras…

David West holds no illusions about race relations in America. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)