Dwight Howard

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry heads off the court and to the locker room at the start of the second half in Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Houston Rockets, Sunday, April 24, 2016, in Houston. Curry was injured at the end of the first half. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Avoidable injury leaves Curry, Warriors hurtin’, uncertain

High fives from the Warriors’ 121-94 rout of the Rockets in Houston…

 

Stephen Curry sat out Game 2, and in all likelihood, the Warriors won’t need him to win their series against the Rockets. (Ben Margot/AP)

Curry improves, remains questionable for Game 3

HOUSTON — Stephen Curry’s sprained right ankle is feeling better but he…

 

The Warriors made a statement on Monday by sitting Stephen Curry and still dominating the Houston Rockets. (Ben Margot/AP)

Houston has a problem

OAKLAND — Dwight Howard downplays any perceived discord on the court for…

 

Saint Joseph's head coach Phil Martelli looks up at the scoreboard in a game against Virginia Commonwealth during the championship game of the Atlantic 10 men's tournament. (Julie Jacobson/AP)

Saint Joseph’s coach didn’t waste his time scouting Pac-12

Saint Joseph’s men’s basketball coach Phil Martelli is like your East Coast…

Saint Joseph's head coach Phil Martelli looks up at the scoreboard in a game against Virginia Commonwealth during the championship game of the Atlantic 10 men's tournament. (Julie Jacobson/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
With a young core, starting with MVP Stephen Curry, the Warriors could be at the beginning of a dynasty with the 2015 NBA title.  (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Dub dynasty? Pieces are in place

The only one still recalling the goofy, pitiable past is Bob Myers,…

With a young core, starting with MVP Stephen Curry, the Warriors could be at the beginning of a dynasty with the 2015 NBA title.  (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Ronald Martinez/APWarriors forward Draymond Green (23) may have worn out the word “phenomenal” in interviews lately

Balls: Coward Howard should be rule, not exception

HOUSTON — The NBA has made a point to come down hard…

Ronald Martinez/APWarriors forward Draymond Green (23) may have worn out the word “phenomenal” in interviews lately
Ben Margot/AP PhotoHouston Rockets center Dwight Howard

Rockets' Howard appears ready to play in Game 2 vs Warriors

SAN FRANCISCO — Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard appears ready to play…

Ben Margot/AP PhotoHouston Rockets center Dwight Howard
Ben Margot/APThe Rockets will be at a disadvantage in Game 2 after Dwight Howard

Mariotti: No traffic on Howard Street

So it has reached the surreal point where the former coach of…

Ben Margot/APThe Rockets will be at a disadvantage in Game 2 after Dwight Howard
David J. Phillip/APThe Golden State Warriors may have their hands full when Dwight Howard and the Houston Rockets come to town tomorrow for Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals.

Enigmatic Howard has Warriors' attention

Stephen Curry knows all too well the longevity of the Hack-a-Whoever concept.…

David J. Phillip/APThe Golden State Warriors may have their hands full when Dwight Howard and the Houston Rockets come to town tomorrow for Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals.
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 reportedly trying to clear cap space to sign Howard outright

The Warriors have been exploring trying to trade some of their high-priced…

Mark Humphrey/APWarriors enforcer Andrew Bogut swats away a shot by Vince Carter during Golden State's Game 4 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies.
carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.

Warriors should steer clear of Dwight Howard

Just say no to Dwight Howard. The D12 soap opera is playing…

carry edmondson/usa today sportsMichael Crabtree caught two passes for 68 yards in his season debut Sunday.

Three-team deal sends Redick to Clippers

A person with knowledge of the situation says a three-team trade is…