Kawhi Leonard

OAKLAND, CA - OCT 24: Forward Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors signals a three-point shot just made by guard Stephen Curry #30 (not shown) against the Washington Wizards during the third quarter of the game on October 24, 2018 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (Chris Victorio / Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors get another crack at Raptors in possible NBA Finals preview

OAKLAND — Wednesday night's game between the Golden State Warriors and the…

 

Kevin Durant and the Golden State Warriors took care of a shorthanded San Antonio Spurs on Saturday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Warriors roll as Popovich plays long game

SAN ANTONIO — Sports can be so simple. For the San Antonio…

 

Kawhi Leonard hobbles down the court after hurting his ankle in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals in Oakland. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Kawhi out, Warriors aim to avoid letdown

SAN ANTONIO — San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich is holding…

 

Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich railed against Zaza Pachulia from the San Antonio Spurs’ hotel in San Francisco on Monday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Is it Dirty Zaza or Unlucky Kawhi? Depends on who you support

OAKLAND — The issue deals with laundry, more specifically uniforms, such as…

Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich railed against Zaza Pachulia from the San Antonio Spurs’ hotel in San Francisco on Monday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Kawhi Leonard was injured in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals, which is an unfortunate situation for everyone — even if his absence did lead to a Warriors win. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Regrettable play leaves Spurs without best player, Warriors defending themselves

OAKLAND — The Golden State Warriors got blitzed out of the gates…

Kawhi Leonard was injured in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals, which is an unfortunate situation for everyone — even if his absence did lead to a Warriors win. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Gregg Popovich made a case that Zaza Pachulia is a dirty player. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Spurs coach furious Warriors center injured Kawhi Leonard

OAKLAND — Kawhi Leonard was hurt in Game 1 of the Western Conference…

Gregg Popovich made a case that Zaza Pachulia is a dirty player. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Kevin Durant hits the deck after getting tangled up with San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard following a missed layup during the Golden State Warriors' home opener at Oracle Arena on Tuesday night in Oakland. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

New-look Warriors embarrassed by Spurs in season-opener

OAKLAND — By the time Jay-Z and Beyonce took their courtside seats…

Kevin Durant hits the deck after getting tangled up with San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard following a missed layup during the Golden State Warriors' home opener at Oracle Arena on Tuesday night in Oakland. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Andre Iguodala celebrates alongside  Draymond Green after Iguodala dunked during the second half of Thursday's game against the San Antonio Spurs. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Warriors clinch No. 1 seed in playoffs

OAKLAND — Stephen Curry scored 27 points and the Golden State Warriors…

Andre Iguodala celebrates alongside  Draymond Green after Iguodala dunked during the second half of Thursday's game against the San Antonio Spurs. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
LeBron James insists he was as surprised as everyone else when he heard of David Blatt's firing. (Ben Margot/2015 AP)

Blatt’s All, Folks: LeBron Wanted Mark Jackson

In addition to revolutionizing basketball, the Warriors have contributed mightily to discombobulating…

LeBron James insists he was as surprised as everyone else when he heard of David Blatt's firing. (Ben Margot/2015 AP)
Eric Gay/AP file photoThe Spurs' Kawhi Leonard

Leonard ready to match up with LeBron

SAN ANTONIO — Hours away from drawing the toughest defensive assignment of…

Eric Gay/AP file photoThe Spurs' Kawhi Leonard