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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…

 

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 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…

 

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 guard Ian Clark (21) attacks the basket against the Portland Trail Blazers at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on October 21, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Terry Stotts can only hope Ian Clark — shooting 90 percent vs. Blazers — is due for a regression

OAKLAND — The Portland Trail Blazers have had no answer for Ian Clark…

Golden State Warriors guard Ian Clark (21) attacks the basket against the Portland Trail Blazers at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on October 21, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors guard Patrick McCaw (0) makes a move against the Utah Jazz in the post at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on December 20, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Patrick McCaw bides time in Santa Cruz and on the end of the bench

OAKLAND — Patrick McCaw's transition from training camp breakout star to master of…

Golden State Warriors guard Patrick McCaw (0) makes a move against the Utah Jazz in the post at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on December 20, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors guard Ian Clark (21) pushes the ball down the court against the Utah Jazz at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on December 20, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors fighting desire to fast forward to playoffs

OAKLAND — Before the Golden State Warriors cruised past the Dallas Mavericks on…

Golden State Warriors guard Ian Clark (21) pushes the ball down the court against the Utah Jazz at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on December 20, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Stephen Curry, seen here on Oct. 21, got the best of Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers again on Saturday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors put rout on early, decisively against Blazers

OAKLAND — Stephen Curry corralled the long rebound as he strode past the…

Stephen Curry, seen here on Oct. 21, got the best of Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers again on Saturday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) and forward Draymond Green (23) celebrate after blocking a shot on Atlanta Hawks guard Dennis Schroder (17) at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on November 28, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Late push lifts Warriors past Hawks for 12th win in a row

OAKLAND — In the closing seconds of the third quarter on Monday…

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) and forward Draymond Green (23) celebrate after blocking a shot on Atlanta Hawks guard Dennis Schroder (17) at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on November 28, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Draymond Green will sit out Saturday's game. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Steve Kerr acknowledges playing without Draymond Green is a ‘great challenge’

OAKLAND — All it took was an exchange of text messages to convince…

Draymond Green will sit out Saturday's game. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) shoots a three pointer against the Los Angeles Lakers at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on November 23, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors crush old assistant and his new team

OAKLAND — After Steph Curry hit three-pointers on back-to-back possessions in the opening…

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) shoots a three pointer against the Los Angeles Lakers at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on November 23, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The Golden State Warriors have always played well at the Moda Center. That trend continued Tuesday night. (David Heiling/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors submit first complete performance of new season in Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. — It’s been a balancing act of sorts for the new-look…

The Golden State Warriors have always played well at the Moda Center. That trend continued Tuesday night. (David Heiling/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Gregg Popovich and most NBA fans were dismayed with the way Game 1 of that series ended. But, it’s all business as usual for the league. (Eric Gay/AP)

NBA or WWE? Blown calls leave many to wonder again

For the longest time, Balls wasn’t into conspiracy theories. Preposterous, it thought…

Gregg Popovich and most NBA fans were dismayed with the way Game 1 of that series ended. But, it’s all business as usual for the league. (Eric Gay/AP)
Stephen Curry walks on the court before getting injured in a series against the Rockets. (Ben Margot/AP)

Curry undergoes extensive rehab schedule

OAKLAND — Stephen Curry is rehabbing his injured right knee about three…

Stephen Curry walks on the court before getting injured in a series against the Rockets. (Ben Margot/AP)
Golden State Warriors' Andre Iguodala falls onto Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard during the second half of Friday's game in Oakland. (Ben Margot/AP)

Warriors veteran ruled out for 2 weeks

OAKLAND — Golden State forward Andre Iguodala will miss at least two…

Golden State Warriors' Andre Iguodala falls onto Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard during the second half of Friday's game in Oakland. (Ben Margot/AP)