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Ronald Martinez/APThe Rockets' James Harden shredded the Warriors' defense for 45 points in Game 4 at the Toyota Center in Houston.

Warriors must reclaim purpose to slow Harden, close out Rockets

Looking for answers following the Warriors' bipolar returns after two stormy Memorial…

Ronald Martinez/APThe Rockets' James Harden shredded the Warriors' defense for 45 points in Game 4 at the Toyota Center in Houston.
Rick Bowmer/AP file photoGolden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry is proving himself to be one of the best distance shooters in NBA history.

Balls: Best 3-baller? Take Curry and the points

We heard it before in recent months, and after he shattered the…

Rick Bowmer/AP file photoGolden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry is proving himself to be one of the best distance shooters in NBA history.
David J. Phillip/APStephen Curry

Warriors make plans for overdue Finals trip

HOUSTON— So bent on perfection have the Warriors been this season, it…

David J. Phillip/APStephen Curry
David J. Phillip/APWarriors center Andrew Bogut

Warriors' trip to Finals put on hold

HOUSTON — The long, arduous wait for the Warriors isn't over yet.…

David J. Phillip/APWarriors center Andrew Bogut
Rick Bowmer/APRockets guard James Harden

Harden’s brilliant night ends with turnover, kicked chairs

OAKLAND — Once he'd finished swiping at curtains and kicking at chairs,…

Rick Bowmer/APRockets guard James Harden
Tony Avelar/APWarriors' center Andrew Bogut celebrates after making a basket and drawing a foul.

Memorable defensive play caps vintage Warriors’ victory

OAKLAND — The Beard got cooking. The Rockets stayed stubborn. But the…

Tony Avelar/APWarriors' center Andrew Bogut celebrates after making a basket and drawing a foul.
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 Warriors' Stephen Curry

Mariotti: Warriors dig another hole, overcome 16-point deficit to beat Rockets

OAKLAND — The sensation shakes your core, rocks your bones, a basketball…

Ben Margot/APThe Warriors' Stephen Curry
Tony Avelar/APWarriors' center Andrew Bogut celebrates after making a basket and drawing a foul.

Warriors rally past Rockets in Game 1 of West finals

OAKLAND — Stephen Curry hit two free throws in the final seconds…

Tony Avelar/APWarriors' center Andrew Bogut celebrates after making a basket and drawing a foul.
Jeff Chiu/AP FIle photoStephen Curry (30) and the Rockets forward Trevor Ariza (1) have some history after a brief skirmish during the regular season.

Balls: Memo to Warriors — Watch your back

The Warriors have seen the last of Matt Barnes and the other…

Jeff Chiu/AP FIle photoStephen Curry (30) and the Rockets forward Trevor Ariza (1) have some history after a brief skirmish during the regular season.
Jeff Chiu/APStephen Curry

Barry: Warriors’ Backcourt Will Be The Difference

Beat the New Orleans Pelicans. Check. Beat the Memphis Grizzlies. Check. It’s…

Jeff Chiu/APStephen Curry
Jeff Chiu/AP file photoHouston Rockets center Dwight Howard (12) will play a big role if the Rockets have a chance to upset David Lee and the No. 1 seed Warriors in the Western Conference Finals.

Resurgent Rockets Provide New Challenge For Warriors

The Warriors were careful not to say whether they preferred to play…

Jeff Chiu/AP file photoHouston Rockets center Dwight Howard (12) will play a big role if the Rockets have a chance to upset David Lee and the No. 1 seed Warriors in the Western Conference Finals.
David J. Phillip/APDwight Howard

Rockets to face Warriors in Conference Finals

HOUSTON — The Houston Rockets are heading to the Western Conference finals…

David J. Phillip/APDwight Howard
David J. Phillip/APLos Angeles Clippers' Chris Paul (3) drives around Houston Rockets' Trevor Ariza (1) and Dwight Howard (12) during the Game 5 of the NBA Western Conference semifinals Tuesday.

Houston avoids elimination with win over Clippers

HOUSTON — James Harden had 26 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists,…

David J. Phillip/APLos Angeles Clippers' Chris Paul (3) drives around Houston Rockets' Trevor Ariza (1) and Dwight Howard (12) during the Game 5 of the NBA Western Conference semifinals Tuesday.
David J. Phillip/APHouston Rockets' Dwight Howard (12) is pressured by Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin (32) during the first half of Game 2 Wednesday in Houston.

Harden has big 4th quarter; Rockets beat Clippers

HOUSTON — James Harden scored 16 of his 32 points in the…

David J. Phillip/APHouston Rockets' Dwight Howard (12) is pressured by Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin (32) during the first half of Game 2 Wednesday in Houston.
Jeff Chiu/AP PhotoPutting up gaudy stats and playing on the NBA’s best team have Warriors guard Stephen Curry as the top MVP candidate.

Barry: MVP award needs to be split, but Curry is the one for now

Editor’s note: Rick Barry played eight season for the Warriors and was…

Jeff Chiu/AP PhotoPutting up gaudy stats and playing on the NBA’s best team have Warriors guard Stephen Curry as the top MVP candidate.
Jeff Chiu/APStephen Curry (30) is restrained by Warriors teammate Draymond Green during an incident with the Rockets' Trevor Ariza on Wednesday.

Warriors blast Rockets early, win 17th straight at home

OAKLAND -- Stephen Curry got involved in a rare altercation before finishing…

Jeff Chiu/APStephen Curry (30) is restrained by Warriors teammate Draymond Green during an incident with the Rockets' Trevor Ariza on Wednesday.
Ben Margot/AP file photoWarriors center Andrew Bogut

Warriors' Bogut could miss time with knee tendinitis

OAKLAND -- Dwight Howard might not be the only franchise center who…

Ben Margot/AP file photoWarriors center Andrew Bogut
Bill Baptist/Getty ImagesChandler Parsons (25) was part of the Rockets’ long-range assault

Rockets take off against Warriors 140-109

HOUSTON — The Houston Rockets tied an NBA record and set a…

Bill Baptist/Getty ImagesChandler Parsons (25) was part of the Rockets’ long-range assault