Draymond Green

Boston Celtics forward Al Horford celebrates late in the game against the Orlando Magic on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017 at the Amway Center in Orlando, Fla. Boston won the game, 104-88. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel/TNS)

Warriors surrender pair of 17-point leads as 7-game win streak ends in Boston

On a night when the Golden State Warriors were held to a…

Boston Celtics forward Al Horford celebrates late in the game against the Orlando Magic on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017 at the Amway Center in Orlando, Fla. Boston won the game, 104-88. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel/TNS)
Kevin Durant, seen here Nov. 13th, saved the day for the Warriors on Saturday. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors roll past Magic as Curry rests

OAKLAND — On a night when Stephen Curry never emerged from the locker…

Kevin Durant, seen here Nov. 13th, saved the day for the Warriors on Saturday. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Kevon Looney (5) has looked like a totally different player for the Golden State Warriors this season. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Rise of Warriors’ young big men leads to unexpected dilemma for Steve Kerr

OAKLAND — Steve Kerr finds himself confronting an unusual problem in the…

Kevon Looney (5) has looked like a totally different player for the Golden State Warriors this season. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Stephen Curry rises for a layup against the Miami Heat on Monday. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Steve Kerr defends Steph Curry’s merits as a ‘two-way player’

Asked whether Stephen Curry, the two-time MVP, who’s famous for his long-range…

Stephen Curry rises for a layup against the Miami Heat on Monday. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Steve Kerr wasn’t happy with the way his team played in the early part of the season. After rolling through a three-game road trip, his group appears to have corrected some of the things that bothered him. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Will Detroit debacle be viewed as wake-up call for Warriors?

The Golden State Warriors enjoyed their abbreviated offseason and it showed. Head…

Steve Kerr wasn’t happy with the way his team played in the early part of the season. After rolling through a three-game road trip, his group appears to have corrected some of the things that bothered him. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Stephen Curry went off on Saturday. (Xia Yifang/Xinhua/Sipa USA/TNS)

Warriors hammer the Nuggets to close out perfect road trip

After handling the Los Angeles Clippers by 28 points and toppling the…

Stephen Curry went off on Saturday. (Xia Yifang/Xinhua/Sipa USA/TNS)
Golden State Warriors Stephen Curry (30) shoots for two points during a game between the Golden State Warriors and the Detroit Pistons in Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. Sunday, October 29, 2017. (Daniel Kim/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors come up short in 4th-quarter rescue attempt

OAKLAND — After commanding a 14-point advantage in the first half, the Golden…

Golden State Warriors Stephen Curry (30) shoots for two points during a game between the Golden State Warriors and the Detroit Pistons in Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. Sunday, October 29, 2017. (Daniel Kim/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) smiles during pregame of an NBA basketball game against Toronto Raptors at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Kerr a ‘little confused’ by Draymond’s 25k fine

OAKLAND — In the wake of Draymond Green drawing a $25,000 fine for…

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) smiles during pregame of an NBA basketball game against Toronto Raptors at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) high fives Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) after his lay up during fourth half of an NBA basketball game against Toronto Raptors at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors rally past Wizards after Draymond’s ejection

OAKLAND — Trailing by as much as 18 points in the second half,…

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) high fives Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) after his lay up during fourth half of an NBA basketball game against Toronto Raptors at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots a three pointer which tied the game during fourth half of an NBA basketball game against Toronto Raptors at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Durant and Curry lead late burst to salvage win

OAKLAND — With just over a minute left on the clock and the…

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots a three pointer which tied the game during fourth half of an NBA basketball game against Toronto Raptors at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr put the league on notice about what he expects from Stephen Curry this year. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Curry propels Warriors to easy win over the Mavericks

In the Golden State Warriors’ comfortable 133-103 win over the Dallas Mavericks…

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr put the league on notice about what he expects from Stephen Curry this year. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Jordan Bell completes a putback slam for the Golden State Warriors during the preseason. He is one of the players likely to participate in summer league action at the California Classic. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Jordan Bell proves to be ultimate Warrior

It took Jordan Bell, the No. 38 pick in June’s draft, just…

Jordan Bell completes a putback slam for the Golden State Warriors during the preseason. He is one of the players likely to participate in summer league action at the California Classic. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry 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)

Warriors produce 4th-quarter collapse, as Draymond leaves early

OAKLAND — The confetti fell but Kevin Durant’s shot didn’t — at…

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry 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)
Draymond Green started the preseason in style, having the DPOY trophy presented to him by one of his idols. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors first preseason game turns into a celebration of Draymond

OAKLAND — Draymond Green isn’t a natural preseason player. He’s said several…

Draymond Green started the preseason in style, having the DPOY trophy presented to him by one of his idols. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Stephen Curry was uncharacteristically off script during Media Day interviews on Friday. (Jeff Siner/Charlotte observer/TNS)

Warriors camp launch comes with lots of non-hoops talk

OAKLAND — Somehow, some way, the Golden State Warriors return to training camp…

Stephen Curry was uncharacteristically off script during Media Day interviews on Friday. (Jeff Siner/Charlotte observer/TNS)
VIDEO: Draymond on KD's Twitter fiasco: 'I laughed in his face'

VIDEO: Draymond on KD’s Twitter fiasco: ‘I laughed in his face’

OAKLAND — Draymond Green, no stranger to controversial moments both on and off…

VIDEO: Draymond on KD's Twitter fiasco: 'I laughed in his face'
Draymond Green acknowledges the crowd at Monte Vista High School on Wednesday as Bob Myers, left, and Tim Roye look on. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Surrounded by trophies, Executive and Defensive Player of the Year play up their connection

DANVILLE — Bob Myers was quick to point out their differences from…

Draymond Green acknowledges the crowd at Monte Vista High School on Wednesday as Bob Myers, left, and Tim Roye look on. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala (9) watches his jump shot against the Utah Jazz during Game 1 of the Western Conference Semifinals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 2, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Sports world already going stir crazy without NBA

A Midsummer Night's Fever Dream There’s a point during each summer where…

Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala (9) watches his jump shot against the Utah Jazz during Game 1 of the Western Conference Semifinals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 2, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
It might take a while before Jordan Bell sees significant minutes. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

The newest Warrior can’t, doesn’t want to escape Draymond comparisons

OAKLAND — Jordan Bell was introduced by the Golden State Warriors on…

It might take a while before Jordan Bell sees significant minutes. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Draymond Green poses with a fan holding a LeBron James cutout during the Golden State Warriors’ victory parade through downtown Oakland. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Warriors take victory lap around Oakland

OAKLAND — Three days after winning the 2017 NBA title, the typically…

Draymond Green poses with a fan holding a LeBron James cutout during the Golden State Warriors’ victory parade through downtown Oakland. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)