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Steve Kerr wasn’t happy with the outcome of the players’ vote for the NBA All-Star Game, ignoring that the game has been disappointing for years. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel/TNS)

Kerr praises Speights, says he’s disconcerted by Trump

OAKLAND — With the Los Angeles Clippers visiting Oracle Arena on Saturday evening,…

 

Steve Kerr insisted that this team is quite different than last year's. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Steve Kerr: ‘This is not last year’

OAKLAND — As soon as Steve Kerr took the podium before the first…

 

It's hard to argue with the start to the Kevin Durant on the Warriors era. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors destroy Clippers in first game in Oracle with KD

OAKLAND — Less than two hours before the lights started flashing and…

 

San Francisco Giants' Hunter Pence hits during a spring training baseball game against the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday, March 16, in Peoria, Ariz. (Jae C. Hong/AP)

Hot Pence springs forward, Giants’ hopes follow him

Quick — pack Hunter Pence in bubble wrap and ship him to…

San Francisco Giants' Hunter Pence hits during a spring training baseball game against the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday, March 16, in Peoria, Ariz. (Jae C. Hong/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)
The Clippers announced Tuesday they had suspended forward Blake Griffin four games for his role in an altercation with a team assistant equipment manager last month. (Danny Moloshok/AP)

Clippers suspend Blake Griffin 4 games without pay for punch

LOS ANGELES — Blake Griffin was suspended four games without pay on…

The Clippers announced Tuesday they had suspended forward Blake Griffin four games for his role in an altercation with a team assistant equipment manager last month. (Danny Moloshok/AP)
LeBron James denied he was the reason Cleveland Cavaliers head coach David Blatt was fired. (Michael Perez/AP file)

LeBron denies Blatt coup

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — Both knees wrapped in ice, LeBron James walked in a…

LeBron James denied he was the reason Cleveland Cavaliers head coach David Blatt was fired. (Michael Perez/AP file)
Warriors interim head coach Luke Walton, center, confers with players during a time out against the Denver Nuggets in the game Sunday. Golden State won 118-105. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Proud Warriors disprove the haters

The Vindication Tour rolls on with a vengeance. The Warriors made history…

Warriors interim head coach Luke Walton, center, confers with players during a time out against the Denver Nuggets in the game Sunday. Golden State won 118-105. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
While the Warriors await Steve Kerr's return, Luke Walton has handled the transition to interim coach as well as possible. (Ben Margot/AP)

No Kerr? Trust Cool Head Luke

So here it was, the dreaded blindspot, the first time Steve Kerr’s…

While the Warriors await Steve Kerr's return, Luke Walton has handled the transition to interim coach as well as possible. (Ben Margot/AP)
Denver Broncos tight end Vernon Davis after an NFL practice session at the team's headquarters Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015, in Englewood, Colo. (David Zalubowski/AP)

Bad actor Davis won’t be missed

In his prime, Vernon Davis was one of the best tight ends…

Denver Broncos tight end Vernon Davis after an NFL practice session at the team's headquarters Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015, in Englewood, Colo. (David Zalubowski/AP)
Stephen Curry, center, watches from the Warriors bench — currently without head coach Steve Kerr — during Golden State's blowout loss to the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Jae C. Hong/AP)

Kerr the issue, not trash talk

Tonight, finally and thankfully, the Warriors’ preseason will come to a close…

Stephen Curry, center, watches from the Warriors bench — currently without head coach Steve Kerr — during Golden State's blowout loss to the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Jae C. Hong/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)
Jonathan Bachman/AP PhotoAustin Rivers will join the Los Angeles Clippers as a part of a three-team trade.

Austin Rivers traded to Clippers in 3-team deal

LOS ANGELES — Austin Rivers has joined the Los Angeles Clippers to…

Jonathan Bachman/AP PhotoAustin Rivers will join the Los Angeles Clippers as a part of a three-team trade.