Leandro Barbosa

Steve Kerr will wait to talk to former Warrior Leandro Barbosa. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Steve Kerr reveals which Sun reminds him of Klay Thompson

OAKLAND — Steve Kerr plans to wait until the game actually begins before…

 

Draymond Green played well in Game 7 on Sunday, but it wasn't enough to overcome the LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and the Cleveland Cavaliers. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

In the grand scheme, Game 7 loss a mere setback to Dubs’ dynasty dreams

The Golden State Warriors went from potentially the greatest of all time…

 

Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors came up short in their quest to become the greatest NBA team of all time. (Eric Risberg/AP)

Mission unaccomplished: Warriors fall to Cavs in Game 7

OAKLAND — The Golden State Warriors were the subject of another historic…

 

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) walks on the floor during the second half of Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Oakland on Monday. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Fans’ faith not enough against rejuvenated Cavs

The crowd had come for a coronation, a celebration, an evening of…

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) walks on the floor during the second half of Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Oakland on Monday. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Cleveland’s Kyrie Irving splits Klay Thompson, left, and Festus Ezeli during his game-high 41-point performance to lead the Cavs over the Warriors in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Irving’s 41-point performance gives Cleveland new life

OAKLAND — Delay the parade. Temporarily, at least. With Draymond Green across…

Cleveland’s Kyrie Irving splits Klay Thompson, left, and Festus Ezeli during his game-high 41-point performance to lead the Cavs over the Warriors in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
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)
In Stephen Curry’s absence, Klay Thompson led all scorers with 37 points on Sunday against the Portland Trail Blazers. Thompson hit seven 3-pointers for the third-straight game. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Klay and Dray’s day: Warriors’ other stars ensure 1-0 series lead over Portland

OAKLAND — It wasn’t supposed to get easier. Sure, the Golden State…

In Stephen Curry’s absence, Klay Thompson led all scorers with 37 points on Sunday against the Portland Trail Blazers. Thompson hit seven 3-pointers for the third-straight game. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Albert Pujols, Mike Trout, Joe Smith and Cliff Pennington presented Stephen Curry with a custom Angels jersey after the Warriors practiced on Tuesday. (@Angels/Twitter)

Draymond Green: Not here to play games

Several members of the Los Angeles Angels attended the Warriors’ practice on…

Albert Pujols, Mike Trout, Joe Smith and Cliff Pennington presented Stephen Curry with a custom Angels jersey after the Warriors practiced on Tuesday. (@Angels/Twitter)
Even if the Warriors lose to the Grizzlies on Wednesday, the season is a massive success despite incredible expectations placed on the team from both within and the media. (Brandon Dill/AP)

Even if Warriors lose, season a massive success despite expectation of 73

As if the pressure wasn't on the Golden State Warriors for the…

Even if the Warriors lose to the Grizzlies on Wednesday, the season is a massive success despite incredible expectations placed on the team from both within and the media. (Brandon Dill/AP)
Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors reminded everyone they’re still the best team in the league on Sunday against the Portland Trail Blazers. The Dubs overcame an early deficit to win 136-111. (Ben Margot/AP)

Oracle magic restored: Warriors log win No. 69 by trouncing Trail Blazers

OAKLAND — The sky isn’t falling for the Golden State Warriors after…

Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors reminded everyone they’re still the best team in the league on Sunday against the Portland Trail Blazers. The Dubs overcame an early deficit to win 136-111. (Ben Margot/AP)
Sacramento River Cats fans will be in for a treat during the early part of this season as Mac Williamson and Jarrett Parker should put on a show against minor-league competition. (Ben Margot/AP)

No Sacramento discount for Giants fans

The Giants return to Northern California today to play the Sacramento River…

Sacramento River Cats fans will be in for a treat during the early part of this season as Mac Williamson and Jarrett Parker should put on a show against minor-league competition. (Ben Margot/AP)
Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry, left, lays up a shot past Detroit Pistons' Andre Drummond (0) during the second half of a game Monday in Oakland. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Curry held to season-low 22 in Warriors’ win over Pistons

OAKLAND — Stephen Curry overcame his worst shooting night of the season…

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry, left, lays up a shot past Detroit Pistons' Andre Drummond (0) during the second half of a game Monday in Oakland. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Warriors' Klay Thompson, right, dribbles past Toronto Raptors' DeMar DeRozan during the first half of a preseason game Monday.  (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Barboza, Thompson lead Warriors past Raptors 95-87

SAN JOSE — Leandro Barbosa scored 15 points, Klay Thompson added 14…

Warriors' Klay Thompson, right, dribbles past Toronto Raptors' DeMar DeRozan during the first half of a preseason game Monday.  (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
James Michael McAdoo, pictured congratulating Stephen Curry, embraced his role on the bench during the Warriors' NBA championship run. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

No summer blues for Holiday, McAdoo

Justin Holiday and James Michael McAdoo weren’t front and center in the…

James Michael McAdoo, pictured congratulating Stephen Curry, embraced his role on the bench during the Warriors' NBA championship run. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Draymond Green could be in for a big pay day as he and the Warriors begin contract negotiations in Los Angeles Wednesday night, when the NBA free agency period begins. (Tony Dejak/AP)

Mo Speights down, mo’ Green to go

For months, the Warriors have strongly hinted if not all but said…

Draymond Green could be in for a big pay day as he and the Warriors begin contract negotiations in Los Angeles Wednesday night, when the NBA free agency period begins. (Tony Dejak/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)
League MVP Stephen Curry, center, is poised to lead the Golden State Warriors to future championships — if the team's core can stay healthy and in tact. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Potential exists for extended run

Andre Iguodala gets told he’s being yanked from the starting lineup for…

League MVP Stephen Curry, center, is poised to lead the Golden State Warriors to future championships — if the team's core can stay healthy and in tact. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala speaks at a news conference after Game 5 of basketball's NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, June 14, 2015. The Warriors won 104-91. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Iguodala joined by Barbosa in veterans’ support group

Sure, Stephen Curry splashed it up. But this Warriors victory, the one…

Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala speaks at a news conference after Game 5 of basketball's NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, June 14, 2015. The Warriors won 104-91. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Warriors sign guard Leandro Barbosa

The Warriors have signed guard Leandro Barbosa. The Warriors announced the deal…