Joe Lacob

The Golden State Warriors had the night of their ring ceremony ruined by losing to the Houston Rockets. But at least it was entertaining. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors debut starts with euphoria, ‘heads south’ in a hurry

For one night, the Rockets show the NBA isn't ruined by Super…

 

Andre Iguodala will be back for Warriors

Andre Iguodala will be back for Warriors

Andre Iguodala has been playing the angles in anticipation of his free…

 

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…

 

Golden State Warriors General Manager Bob Myers hands out All Star jerseys before the NBA basketball game between the Golden State Warriors and the Sacramento Kings at Oracle Arena on Wednesday. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

How the Warriors’ perfect timing, adaptation to a changing league led to another new height for organization

It’s hard to believe the Golden State Warriors are what they are…

Golden State Warriors General Manager Bob Myers hands out All Star jerseys before the NBA basketball game between the Golden State Warriors and the Sacramento Kings at Oracle Arena on Wednesday. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Kevin Durant shakes San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee’s hand during the Golden State Warriors’ groundbreaking ceremony for the Chase Center on Tuesday. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Move to The City adds pressure on Warriors to maintain winning ways

Fans streamed toward the exits wIth about four minutes remaining in the…

Kevin Durant shakes San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee’s hand during the Golden State Warriors’ groundbreaking ceremony for the Chase Center on Tuesday. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Chase Center, the Warriors’ highly anticipated waterfront arena in San Francisco, is on pace to open for the beginning of the 2019-20 NBA season. (Courtesy Chase Center)

SF judge rules against opponents of Warriors’ proposed arena in Mission Bay

A San Francisco Superior Court judge has ruled against a group seeking…

Chase Center, the Warriors’ highly anticipated waterfront arena in San Francisco, is on pace to open for the beginning of the 2019-20 NBA season. (Courtesy Chase Center)
Bob Myers, right, won the Kevin Durant sweepstakes. But now his work is set out for him due to salary cap restrictions. (Beck Diefenbach/AP)

KD is a Warrior, now what?

The uncertainty is over.  Kevin Durant is officially a Golden State Warrior.…

Bob Myers, right, won the Kevin Durant sweepstakes. But now his work is set out for him due to salary cap restrictions. (Beck Diefenbach/AP)
Kevin Durant, center, speaks as coach Steve Kerr, left and general manager Bob Myers listen during a news conference at the Warriors' practice facility in Oakland. (Beck Diefenbach/AP)

The love fest begins: Durant welcomed by fawning Warriors

OAKLAND — NBA superstar Kevin Durant is officially a Golden State Warrior,…

Kevin Durant, center, speaks as coach Steve Kerr, left and general manager Bob Myers listen during a news conference at the Warriors' practice facility in Oakland. (Beck Diefenbach/AP)
Everyone in this photo who isn’t Stephen Curry will be a free agent this offseason (Eric Risberg/AP)

Defining dilemma awaits Warriors this offseason

At this time last year, Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers…

Everyone in this photo who isn’t Stephen Curry will be a free agent this offseason (Eric Risberg/AP)
They didn't win it all, but Stephen Curry and the 73 Dubs should always be remembered as great. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

It’s still a good day to be a Warriors fan

The 2015-16 Golden State Warriors ended their season as victims of their…

They didn't win it all, but Stephen Curry and the 73 Dubs should always be remembered as great. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Steve Kerr has been the catalyst that took the Warriors from a good team to a transcendent force in the NBA. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)

Coach of the year? Kerr’s impact spans the ages

My breaking point came when broadcaster Jim Barnett, paid by the Warriors…

Steve Kerr has been the catalyst that took the Warriors from a good team to a transcendent force in the NBA. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry walks to the locker room after the team arrives at an NBA basketball game against the Miami Heat, on Wednesday. Calling it an experience he won't forget, Curry was part of a group of Golden State Warriors who got to play the course Tuesday, and the NBA's 3-point leader and reigning MVP even made a 10-footer for birdie on his opening hole. (Wilfredo Lee/AP)

Steph Curry ticks off another bucket list item

MIAMI — Stephen Curry makes 3’s everywhere — even at Augusta National.…

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry walks to the locker room after the team arrives at an NBA basketball game against the Miami Heat, on Wednesday. Calling it an experience he won't forget, Curry was part of a group of Golden State Warriors who got to play the course Tuesday, and the NBA's 3-point leader and reigning MVP even made a 10-footer for birdie on his opening hole. (Wilfredo Lee/AP)
To continue down the path of an NBA dynasty, the Warriors must recognize their current chemistry and resist the urge to sign Kevin Durant over the summer. (Alex Brandon/AP)

A rant against Durant: Say no, Joe

Joe Lacob, the owner who says he had a threesome with his…

To continue down the path of an NBA dynasty, the Warriors must recognize their current chemistry and resist the urge to sign Kevin Durant over the summer. (Alex Brandon/AP)
Stephen Curry accepts the award for Best Male Athlete at the ESPY Awards in Los Angeles on Wednesday evening. (Chris Pizzello/Invision via AP)

Best Male Athlete: More Curry-ency

So this is euphoria, Steph Curry must have thought Wednesday night, in…

Stephen Curry accepts the award for Best Male Athlete at the ESPY Awards in Los Angeles on Wednesday evening. (Chris Pizzello/Invision via AP)
Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green, right, shakes hands with general manager Bob Myers following a news conference in Oakland on Thursday. (Eric Risberg/AP)

Emoji wars? Green, Warriors choose dignity

Perusing my list of smartphone emojis, I choose the frowning devil. That…

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green, right, shakes hands with general manager Bob Myers following a news conference in Oakland on Thursday. (Eric Risberg/AP)
Just one week after the Warriors won their first NBA title in 40 years, general manager Bob Myers will have a chance to add to the team's depth in the NBA Draft. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

For Warriors, path to golden future resumes with draft

OAKLAND — The blue and gold confetti from the championship parade is…

Just one week after the Warriors won their first NBA title in 40 years, general manager Bob Myers will have a chance to add to the team's depth in the NBA Draft. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
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)
Steve Kerr smiles as he walks past team employees after landing in Oakland on Wednesday, one day after his Warriors won the NBA Finals in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

New age, old school: Kerr a revelation

CLEVELAND — The cop wasn’t letting the youngster onto the court, not…

Steve Kerr smiles as he walks past team employees after landing in Oakland on Wednesday, one day after his Warriors won the NBA Finals in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Warriors' Stephen Curry celebrates during Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

’75 Champs have company at last

I remember being so happy. Forty years ago, when our 1975 Warriors…

Warriors' Stephen Curry celebrates during Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
The Golden State Warriors celebrate after winning the NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers Tuesday night. (AP/Paul Sancya)

Warriors’ joyride might just be the beginning

One of their best players fouled out with a meager five points…

The Golden State Warriors celebrate after winning the NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers Tuesday night. (AP/Paul Sancya)