Kevon Looney

Guard Stephen Curry (30) of the Golden State Warriors goes for a jump shot for the basket and foul by guard John Wall #2 of the Washington Wizards during the first quarter of the game on October 24, 2018 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California.

Golden State Warriors taken to the brink again by Sacramento, come out with nail-biting win, Stephen Curry scores 35

SACRAMENTO — The Golden State Warriors' three NBA titles in four years…

 

Kevon Looney poses with friend Daniel Tucker (left) and Wati Majeed, along with the Larry O’Brien trophy, during Looney’s visit to Milwaukee in June. (Courtesy / Kevon Looney)

Golden State Warriors forward Kevon Looney is playing this season in memory of close friend Wati Majeed

By C.J. Peterson Special to S.F. Examiner For Kevon Looney, games against…

 

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) goes for a lay-up pass E'twaun Moore (55) of the New Orleans Pelicans the second quarter of the game on October 31, 2018 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (Chris Victorio / Special to S.F. Examiner)

Draymond Green locks down the defensive end in Golden State Warriors’ win over New Orleans

By C.J. Peterson Special to S.F. Examiner OAKLAND -- As he left…

 

The Golden State Warriors unveil their 2017-18 NBA Championship banner before the game against the Oklahoma City Thunder at Oracle Arena in Oakland on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Warriors celebrate 2017-18 Championship, win season opener

The Golden State Warriors celebrated their 2017-18 Championship in style by receiving…

The Golden State Warriors unveil their 2017-18 NBA Championship banner before the game against the Oklahoma City Thunder at Oracle Arena in Oakland on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) passes the ball against Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) during Game 5 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on June 12, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Lakers edge Warriors in entertaining Las Vegas bout

Shortly after Steve Kerr was discussing the buffets in Las Vegas on…

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) passes the ball against Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) during Game 5 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on June 12, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Kevin Durant (#35) smiles to the crowd as the Golden State Warriors went up against the Minnesota Timberwolves at Oracle Arena on Saturday Sept. 29. Durant turned 30 this day. (Mitchell Mylius / Special to S.F. Examiner)

Birthday boy Kevin Durant, Golden State Warriors core four already in mid-season form

By C.J. Peterson Special to S.F. Examiner OAKLAND -- They say it’s…

Kevin Durant (#35) smiles to the crowd as the Golden State Warriors went up against the Minnesota Timberwolves at Oracle Arena on Saturday Sept. 29. Durant turned 30 this day. (Mitchell Mylius / Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevon Looney (5) and Houston Rockets forward Luc Mbah a Moute (12) battle for a loose ball at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on October 17, 2017. Looney will likely start in place of the injured Andre Iguodala. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Golden State Warriors re-sign Kevon Looney

The Golden State Warriors have had a busy offseason, one that's coming…

Golden State Warriors forward Kevon Looney (5) and Houston Rockets forward Luc Mbah a Moute (12) battle for a loose ball at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on October 17, 2017. Looney will likely start in place of the injured Andre Iguodala. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevon Looney (5) attempts to block a shot by Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon (10) during Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 20, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Golden State Warriors: Kevon Looney will re-up with NBA champions

A day after reaching a one-year, $5.3 million agreement with free agent…

Golden State Warriors forward Kevon Looney (5) attempts to block a shot by Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon (10) during Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 20, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors center Damian Jones (15) defends Milwaukee Bucks forward Khris Middleton (22) at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on March 29, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Golden State Warriors will embark on youth movement to remake the bench in 2018

Minutes after the Golden State Warriors secured back-to-back titles and their third…

Golden State Warriors center Damian Jones (15) defends Milwaukee Bucks forward Khris Middleton (22) at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on March 29, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevon Looney (5) and Houston Rockets forward Luc Mbah a Moute (12) battle for a loose ball at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on October 17, 2017. Looney will likely start in place of the injured Andre Iguodala. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Golden State Warriors: Andre Iguodala ruled out due to knee

OAKLAND -- The Golden State Warriors have officially ruled that forward Andre…

Golden State Warriors forward Kevon Looney (5) and Houston Rockets forward Luc Mbah a Moute (12) battle for a loose ball at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on October 17, 2017. Looney will likely start in place of the injured Andre Iguodala. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevon Looney (5) attempts to block a shot by Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon (10) during Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 20, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors Notebook: Resistance isn’t so futile

Just after Stephen Curry got going with his first three of the…

Golden State Warriors forward Kevon Looney (5) attempts to block a shot by Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon (10) during Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 20, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevon Looney (5) and Houston Rockets forward Luc Mbah a Moute (12) battle for a loose ball at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on October 17, 2017. Looney will likely start in place of the injured Andre Iguodala. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

The Hamptons Five: To start or not to start for Kerr and Golden State?

HOUSTON -- For the past three games, Golden State Warriors head coach…

Golden State Warriors forward Kevon Looney (5) and Houston Rockets forward Luc Mbah a Moute (12) battle for a loose ball at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on October 17, 2017. Looney will likely start in place of the injured Andre Iguodala. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevon Looney (5) and Houston Rockets forward Luc Mbah a Moute (12) battle for a loose ball at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on October 17, 2017. Looney will likely start in place of the injured Andre Iguodala. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevon Looney (5) and Houston Rockets forward Luc Mbah a Moute (12) battle for a loose ball at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on October 17, 2017. Looney will likely start in place of the injured Andre Iguodala. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Kevin Durant, seen here on March 30, 2018, scored 29 in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals in Houston. (Stan Olszewski/2017 Special to S.F. Examiner)

Western Conference Finals: Golden State Warriors steal Game 1 behind Kevin Durant

HOUSTON — When Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant was pulled from…

Kevin Durant, seen here on March 30, 2018, scored 29 in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals in Houston. (Stan Olszewski/2017 Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevon Looney (5) and Houston Rockets forward Luc Mbah a Moute (12) battle for a loose ball at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on October 17, 2017. Looney will likely start in place of the injured Andre Iguodala. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Western Conference Finals: Kevon Looney could be X-factor for Golden State Warriors

This summer, during one of his daily pick-up games at UCLA's Student…

Golden State Warriors forward Kevon Looney (5) and Houston Rockets forward Luc Mbah a Moute (12) battle for a loose ball at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on October 17, 2017. Looney will likely start in place of the injured Andre Iguodala. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors couldn't overcome a tough travel schedule and win in Denver on Saturday night. (Hector Amezcua/Sacramento Bee/TNS)

What you need to know about the Warriors’ late letdown against the Nuggets

The Golden State Warriors stumbled down the stretch against the Denver Nuggets…

Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors couldn't overcome a tough travel schedule and win in Denver on Saturday night. (Hector Amezcua/Sacramento Bee/TNS)
Stephen Curry scored 30 points and grabbed nine rebounds for the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday. (Armando L. Sanchez/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

What you need to know from the Warriors record-tying win over the Bulls

Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry combined for 68 points, propelling the Golden…

Stephen Curry scored 30 points and grabbed nine rebounds for the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday. (Armando L. Sanchez/Chicago Tribune/TNS)
Kevin Durant, seen here Nov. 13th, saved the day for the Warriors on Saturday. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

What we learned from the Warriors’ thrilling win over the Raptors

After stunning the Toronto Raptors with an 81-point first half, the Golden…

Kevin Durant, seen here Nov. 13th, saved the day for the Warriors on Saturday. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Kevin Durant, seen here Dec. 27, carried the Warriors to victory on Friday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

What you need to know from the Warriors pulling away from the Bucks

Kevin Durant hit a 27-foot dagger with just over two minutes to…

Kevin Durant, seen here Dec. 27, carried the Warriors to victory on Friday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Stephen Curry, seen here Oct. 17, continued his incredible play since returning from injury against the Houston Rockets on Thursday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

What you need to know from the Warriors’ frenetic win over the Rockets

Even with Kevin Durant and James Harden missing out, the Golden State…

Stephen Curry, seen here Oct. 17, continued his incredible play since returning from injury against the Houston Rockets on Thursday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)