Marreese Speights

Kevin Durant, seen here Nov. 13th, saved the day for the Warriors on Saturday. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors roll past Magic as Curry rests

OAKLAND — On a night when Stephen Curry never emerged from the locker…

 

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,…

 

Draymond Green will sit out Saturday's game. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

ESPN dives into Draymond Green’s effect on Warriors reveals Klay feud, more

Draymond Green is a fighter, that much is apparent to anyone who's…

 

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…

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)
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…

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)
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)
Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala (9) dunks against the Cleveland Cavaliers during the first half of Game 2 of the NBA Finals in Oakland on Thursday. (Ezra Shaw, Getty Images via AP, Pool)

Iguodala emerges as star of series opener

So why should we be surprised by anything — and that’s anything…

Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala (9) dunks against the Cleveland Cavaliers during the first half of Game 2 of the NBA Finals in Oakland on Thursday. (Ezra Shaw, Getty Images via AP, Pool)
Golden State Warriors guard Shaun Livingston (34) shoots against Cleveland Cavaliers guard Iman Shumpert during the first half of Game 1 of the NBA Finals in Oakland on Thursday. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Livingston paces Dubs in drubbing of Cavs

OAKLAND — The Golden State Warriors didn’t win 73 regular season games…

Golden State Warriors guard Shaun Livingston (34) shoots against Cleveland Cavaliers guard Iman Shumpert during the first half of Game 1 of the NBA Finals in Oakland on Thursday. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Anchored by a resurgent Andrew Bogut, the Golden State Warriors' defense was much improved in Game 5 on Thursday. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Golden State’s quest for title No. 5 survives Game 5

OAKLAND — The Golden State Warriors extended their season at least one…

Anchored by a resurgent Andrew Bogut, the Golden State Warriors' defense was much improved in Game 5 on Thursday. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
The Golden State Warriors effectively contained Kevin Durant in the second half by sending multiple defenders at him. The former MVP finished the contest with eight turnovers. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Dominating after halftime keys Champs’ equalizer

OAKLAND — Win the third quarter, win the game. That’s been the…

The Golden State Warriors effectively contained Kevin Durant in the second half by sending multiple defenders at him. The former MVP finished the contest with eight turnovers. (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)
Klay Thompson has been piping hot lately. It’s possible Andre Iguodala’s words last year assured the shooting guard catching fire at this point of the season.  (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Warriors’ Thompson is gettin’ Iggy with it at right time

The Warriors’ Klay Thompson is so hot, he showers at halftime. So…

Klay Thompson has been piping hot lately. It’s possible Andre Iguodala’s words last year assured the shooting guard catching fire at this point of the season.  (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors' Marreese Speights (5) celebrates after scoring during the second half of a game against the Atlanta Hawks on March 1 in Oakland. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

An ode to Mo Buckets, the Warriors’ bench

OAKLAND — Big man Marreese Speights is thrilled he has Steve Kerr’s…

Golden State Warriors' Marreese Speights (5) celebrates after scoring during the second half of a game against the Atlanta Hawks on March 1 in Oakland. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors' Marreese Speights celebrates a 3-pointer against the New York Knicks during Wednesday's game in Oakland. (Ben Margot/AP)

Curry hits eight 3s, Speights adds three, Dubs roll Knicks

OAKLAND — Stephen Curry scored 34 points and the Golden State Warriors…

Golden State Warriors' Marreese Speights celebrates a 3-pointer against the New York Knicks during Wednesday's game in Oakland. (Ben Margot/AP)
Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green gestures after scoring against the Phoenix Suns during Saturday's game in Oakland. (Ben Margot/AP)

Suns challenge Warriors, burn out late

OAKLAND — Stephen Curry scored 15 of his 35 points in the…

Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green gestures after scoring against the Phoenix Suns during Saturday's game in Oakland. (Ben Margot/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)
Warriors took former UCLA player Kevon Looney with the 30th pick in the first round of the NBA Draft on Thursday. Looney averaged 11.6 points and 9.2 rebounds per game in his only season as a Bruin last year.  (Kathy Willens/AP)

Loaded Warriors gamble on Looney with first-round pick

OAKLAND — With the deepest roster in the NBA, the newly-minted champions…

Warriors took former UCLA player Kevon Looney with the 30th pick in the first round of the NBA Draft on Thursday. Looney averaged 11.6 points and 9.2 rebounds per game in his only season as a Bruin last year.  (Kathy Willens/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)