LeBron James

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…

 

LeBron James addresses the media after Game 4 of the 2018 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Where will LeBron James go, and what’s the impact on the Golden State Warriors?

The Golden State Warriors are champions, and the party in Oakland is…

 

LeBron James and Stephen Curry take more than 7,000 steps per game, and when they land on a single leg they exert on their knees force up to three times their body weight. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

LeBron James vs Stephen Curry

You watch the ball. I watch the knees. Here’s what I see…

 

Stephen Curry shoots one of his 15 three-pointers in Game 4 of the NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers. (Ryan Gorcey / SF Examiner)

NBA Finals: Led by Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors win third title in four years

CLEVELAND -- The Golden State Warriors never played to their full potential.…

Stephen Curry shoots one of his 15 three-pointers in Game 4 of the NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers. (Ryan Gorcey / SF Examiner)
Golden State Warriors center Jordan Bell (2) reacts to getting hit in the jaw by the Houston Rockets during Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 22, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

NBA Finals Game 4: Cleveland Cavaliers can’t match Warriors’ depth

CLEVELAND -- While Jordan Bell was down in Los Angeles this past…

Golden State Warriors center Jordan Bell (2) reacts to getting hit in the jaw by the Houston Rockets during Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 22, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors center JaVale McGee (1) scores a basket against the Houston Rockets 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)

NBA Finals: On a night where LeBron James went off, one man, JaVale McGee, was able to stop him

OAKLAND -- It's took no amount of imagination to think that without…

Golden State Warriors center JaVale McGee (1) scores a basket against the Houston Rockets 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)
Andre Iguodala was one of six Warriors players to finish with double-digit scoring Thursday in Golden State's 110-97 win over the San Antonio Spurs. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

NBA Finals: Steve Kerr calls Andre Igudala doubtful for Game 2 with knee injury

During Friday's conference call with media, Golden State Warriors head coach Steve…

Andre Iguodala was one of six Warriors players to finish with double-digit scoring Thursday in Golden State's 110-97 win over the San Antonio Spurs. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) reacts to a foul called on him during Game 1 of the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 31, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) reacts to a foul called on him during Game 1 of the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 31, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to 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)

NBA Finals Preview: Keeping LeBron James in check without Andre Iguodala

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Th-d4mJ5At0&width=550&height=309[/embedyt] During a first-quarter time out on Feb. 12 against the…

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)
Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala (9) drives to the basket against the Houston Rockets 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)

Andre Iguodala ruled out for NBA Finals Game 1

The Golden State Warriors will be without forward Andre Iguodala when they…

Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala (9) drives to the basket against the Houston Rockets 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)
Draymond Green addresses the media on Thursday at shootaround. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

While rest of NBA buzzes, Warriors stay pat at trade deadline

OAKLAND — With the NBA trade deadline over by a matter of…

Draymond Green addresses the media on Thursday at shootaround. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr coaches Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) during a Utah Jazz free throw attempt at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on December 27, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Steve Kerr on if he wants to coach LeBron: ‘Are you really going to ask that?’

OAKLAND — NBA Twitter was set on fire late Wednesday night when…

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr coaches Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) during a Utah Jazz free throw attempt at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on December 27, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry sits on the bench in the fourth quarter Monday, Jan. 15, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Leah Klafczynski/Akron Beacon Journal/TNS)

Steph, LeBron draft All Star teams

OAKLAND — LeBron James picked first in Thursday's All Star Game draft,…

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry sits on the bench in the fourth quarter Monday, Jan. 15, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Leah Klafczynski/Akron Beacon Journal/TNS)
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James defends Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant in the third quarter Monday, Jan. 15, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Cavaliers lost to the Warriors 118-108.  (Leah Klafczynski/Akron Beacon Journal/TNS)

What you need to know from the Warriors beating the Cavs — again

After a suspect first-half showing, the Golden State Warriors sprinted past the…

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James defends Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant in the third quarter Monday, Jan. 15, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Cavaliers lost to the Warriors 118-108.  (Leah Klafczynski/Akron Beacon Journal/TNS)
Injuries are limiting both rosters, giving viewers a chance to see Kevin Durant play top dog against the Cleveland Cavaliers. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Injury-riddled Warriors-Cavs game is the gift you didn’t know you wanted

The Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers meet today in a woulda-coulda-shoulda…

Injuries are limiting both rosters, giving viewers a chance to see Kevin Durant play top dog against the Cleveland Cavaliers. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) steals the ball from Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on October 17, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Steph Curry will miss Christmas game against Cavs

When Stephen Curry sprained his ankle at the end of their win…

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) steals the ball from Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on October 17, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Matt Moore. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Together, the Giants are running it back

Quick hits with Kolsky The San Francisco Giants were tied for the…

Matt Moore. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) celebrates a basket as Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) looks on during Game 2 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on June 4, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Steph roasts LeBron — babies miss the point, get mad online

Stephen Curry is a two-time NBA MVP, a two-time NBA Champion, a…

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) celebrates a basket as Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) looks on during Game 2 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on June 4, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
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…

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)
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)

Andre Iguodala plays critical role in Dubs title — again

OAKLAND — Kevin Durant was the clear choice for Finals MVP, but…

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)