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Golden State Warriors center Zaza Pachulia (27) is challenged by LA Clippers guard Tyrone Wallace (12) at the basket at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, on February 22, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

With JaVale rising and Bell returning, Zaza may be out of luck

OAKLAND — With 1:11 left in the opening quarter on Thursday night,…

 

Stephen Curry, shown on Jan. 3, punctuated his spectacular road trip with a 45-point onslaught on Saturday afternoon. (Andy Jacobsohn/Dallas Morning News/TNS)

What you need to know from the Warriors’ lopsided win over the Clippers

Stephen Curry dropped 45 points on the Los Angeles Clippers and the…

 

The Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) shoots over the Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin (32) in the first half at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Warriors don’t have Dray, Zaza, D-West, Livingston — but they do have Clippers’ number

On a night when Draymond Green, Zaza Pachulia, Shaun Livingston and David…

The Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) shoots over the Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin (32) in the first half at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
The Warriors gave fans a reason to cheer in Oracle Arena while protests erupted throughout the country’s major airports. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

In uncertain times, Steve Kerr finds pride in NBA’s inclusiveness

The question was terribly appropriate for Steve Kerr, a man of the…

The Warriors gave fans a reason to cheer in Oracle Arena while protests erupted throughout the country’s major airports. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Steve Kerr wasn’t happy with the outcome of the players’ vote for the NBA All-Star Game, ignoring that the game has been disappointing for years. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel/TNS)

Kerr praises Speights, says he’s disconcerted by Trump

OAKLAND — With the Los Angeles Clippers visiting Oracle Arena on Saturday evening,…

Steve Kerr wasn’t happy with the outcome of the players’ vote for the NBA All-Star Game, ignoring that the game has been disappointing for years. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel/TNS)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) scored 43 points on Saturday against the Clippers. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Steph Curry hammers Clippers in Warriors’ return home

OAKLAND — Less than four minutes into the Golden State Warriors' 144-98 mauling…

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) scored 43 points on Saturday against the Clippers. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The Warriors didn't shoot well and it still didn't matter on Wednesday. (Luis Sinco/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Warriors’ scorers endure poor shooting night, still roll Clips

Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson combined to shoot 39 percent…

The Warriors didn't shoot well and it still didn't matter on Wednesday. (Luis Sinco/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
Marreese Speights will face his old team for the first time in the regular season Wednesday. (Gina Ferazzi/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Warriors kick off road trip against rival that poached a fan favorite

The Warriors start a tough stretch of five road games in seven…

Marreese Speights will face his old team for the first time in the regular season Wednesday. (Gina Ferazzi/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
The only things that can stop the Golden State Warriors are injuries and boredom. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors’ toughest task in 2016: Keep us interested until playoffs

The Golden State Warriors edged some chumps named the Los Angeles Clippers…

The only things that can stop the Golden State Warriors are injuries and boredom. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Kevin Durant and the Warriors will take on the Oklahoma City Thunder four times in the 2016-17 season. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Warriors receive maximum national TV games possible

After winning the most regular-season games and then failing to secure the…

Kevin Durant and the Warriors will take on the Oklahoma City Thunder four times in the 2016-17 season. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Jared Goff said on the eve of the draft that he expects to be compared to Carson Wentz for the rest of his career. (Darron Cummings/AP)

Goff knows his career will be linked to Wentz’s

Soon-to-be top pick Jared Goff said Wednesday he’s excited for the NFL…

Jared Goff said on the eve of the draft that he expects to be compared to Carson Wentz for the rest of his career. (Darron Cummings/AP)
The Warriors’ path to return to the Finals looked to be seriously impeded by the Clippers after Stephen Curry’s injury. But then Los Angeles was forced to shut down Blake Griffin and Chris Paul. Now it’s unclear if the Clippers will be able to beat the Portland Trail Blazers for a chance to play Golden State. (Craig Mitchelldyer/AP)

Injuries throughout NBA shake up playoff picture

There’s been the unexpected, like Golden State’s Stephen Curry going down with…

The Warriors’ path to return to the Finals looked to be seriously impeded by the Clippers after Stephen Curry’s injury. But then Los Angeles was forced to shut down Blake Griffin and Chris Paul. Now it’s unclear if the Clippers will be able to beat the Portland Trail Blazers for a chance to play Golden State. (Craig Mitchelldyer/AP)
San Francisco Giants' Hunter Pence hits during a spring training baseball game against the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday, March 16, in Peoria, Ariz. (Jae C. Hong/AP)

Hot Pence springs forward, Giants’ hopes follow him

Quick — pack Hunter Pence in bubble wrap and ship him to…

San Francisco Giants' Hunter Pence hits during a spring training baseball game against the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday, March 16, in Peoria, Ariz. (Jae C. Hong/AP)
Kevin Durant and Steve Kerr shared a laugh during Thursday's game. Is their seemingly chummy relationship a sign of things to come? (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Durant’s best move: Join Champs and become one

The Kevin Durant-to-the-Warriors rumor just won’t go away, and for that, he…

Kevin Durant and Steve Kerr shared a laugh during Thursday's game. Is their seemingly chummy relationship a sign of things to come? (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green, left, and Shaun Livingston, right, celebrate a 3-pointer by teammate Harrison Barnes, not seen, during the second half of Saturday's game against the Los Angeles Clippers. The Warriors won 115-112. (Danny Moloshok/AP)

Warriors ride hot shooting, Draymond triple-double to avoid first losing-streak of season

LOS ANGELES — The Golden State Warriors rebounded from their biggest loss…

Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green, left, and Shaun Livingston, right, celebrate a 3-pointer by teammate Harrison Barnes, not seen, during the second half of Saturday's game against the Los Angeles Clippers. The Warriors won 115-112. (Danny Moloshok/AP)
Draymond Green, left, shoots over Clippers center DeAndre Jordan during the Warriors' 124-117 win Thursday night. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)

Warriors rally, reach 13-0 with 124-117 win over Clippers

LOS ANGELES — Stephen Curry scored 40 points and the Golden State…

Draymond Green, left, shoots over Clippers center DeAndre Jordan during the Warriors' 124-117 win Thursday night. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)
Klay Thompson, center, and the Golden State Warriors will face the Los Angeles Clippers tonight

Warriors, Clippers ready to rumble again

When the NBA releases its schedule each summer, only a handful of…

Klay Thompson, center, and the Golden State Warriors will face the Los Angeles Clippers tonight
Golden State's Festus Ezeli, left, is defended by Los Angeles' Chris Paul during the Warriors' 35-point loss to the Clippers on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Jae C. Hong/AP)

Warriors dissed by GMs, routed by Clippers

LOS ANGELES — What started as a trickle of doubt has crossed…

Golden State's Festus Ezeli, left, is defended by Los Angeles' Chris Paul during the Warriors' 35-point loss to the Clippers on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015, in Los Angeles. (Jae C. Hong/AP)
Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers has been able to get under the skin of the Warriors as of late, characterizing the team’s success as luck. But if the Dubs hope to repeat as champions, they’ll need to tune out the noise and focus on winning games. (Jae C. Hong/AP)

To avoid playoff ‘L,’ ignore L-word

If the Warriors don’t realize it by now, Doc Rivers was put…

Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers has been able to get under the skin of the Warriors as of late, characterizing the team’s success as luck. But if the Dubs hope to repeat as champions, they’ll need to tune out the noise and focus on winning games. (Jae C. Hong/AP)