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Stephen Curry scored 30 points on Sunday, when the Golden State Warriors blew out the Miami Heat. (David Santiago/Miami Herald/TNS)

Warriors soak up the sun, cool the Heat

It’s a familiar story for the 2017-18 Golden State Warriors: On Sunday,…

 

Miami Heat's Dion Waiters poses for the fans after shooting a basket over the Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson in the final seconds of the game to secure the Heat's victory Monday at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Fla. (Charles Trainor Jr./Miami Herald/TNS)

Warriors’ 7-game win streak comes to end in Miami

After draining the 25-footer that snapped the Golden State Warriors’ seven-game win…

 

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) defends Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside (21) during the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game between the Golden State Warriors and the Miami Heat at Oracle Arena on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. Warriors win 107 to 95. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Golden State turns it on late in sluggish win over Heat

OAKLAND — Facing a Miami Heat team that had lost eight of…

 

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) makes a jump shot during the first half of an NBA basketball game between the Golden State Warriors and the Miami Heat at Oracle Arena on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

No team collects the gimmes like these Warriors

OAKLAND — We’ve reached the dog days of the NBA schedule. For…

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) makes a jump shot during the first half of an NBA basketball game between the Golden State Warriors and the Miami Heat at Oracle Arena on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
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)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry celebrates after making a 3-pointer from near the half-court line at the end of the third quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Orlando Magic in Orlando, Fla., Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016. The Warriors won 130-114. (Phelan M. Ebenhack/AP)

Steph drops 51 on 27 shots, breaks record for consecutive games with a 3

ORLANDO, Fla. — Stephen Curry scored 51 points and set an NBA…

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry celebrates after making a 3-pointer from near the half-court line at the end of the third quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Orlando Magic in Orlando, Fla., Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016. The Warriors won 130-114. (Phelan M. Ebenhack/AP)
Guard Klay Thompson attempts a shot against Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016, in Miami. (Wilfredo Lee/AP)

Warriors overcome cold start vs. Heat

MIAMI — The league's leading shot blocker was coming at him, and…

Guard Klay Thompson attempts a shot against Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016, in Miami. (Wilfredo Lee/AP)
Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson, left, shoots over Miami Heat forward Luol Deng (9) during their game in January. (Ben Margot/AP)

D-Wade, Heat excited for challenge of stopping the Warriors offense

MIAMI — In Dwyane Wade’s mind, only two things have to happen…

Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson, left, shoots over Miami Heat forward Luol Deng (9) during their game in January. (Ben Margot/AP)
Jeff Chiu/APWarriors guard Stephen Curry celebrates a first-half 3-pointer against the Heat on Wednesday.

Curry blitzes Heat with 32 points in victory

OAKLAND â€" Stephen Curry made seven 3-pointers and finished with 32 points,…

Jeff Chiu/APWarriors guard Stephen Curry celebrates a first-half 3-pointer against the Heat on Wednesday.
Lynne Sladky/APThe Warriors' Stephen Curry

Warriors use big second half to beat Heat

MIAMI -- So much for Stephen Curry's mini-shooting slump. Curry scored 40…

Lynne Sladky/APThe Warriors' Stephen Curry
Karen Schiely/AP via Akron Beacon JournalFans and media gather in front of LeBron James’ home Thursday

Heat, Cavs await LeBron’s decision

When it comes to LeBron James, all that’s certain is this: One…

Karen Schiely/AP via Akron Beacon JournalFans and media gather in front of LeBron James’ home Thursday
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LeBron James says he's returning to Cavaliers

LeBron James is returning home to Ohio, reversing the decision he made…

AP Photo/Lori Shepler
Jason DeCrow/APNBA Commissioner Adam Silver

LeBron tells Heat he will become free agent

MIAMI -- LeBron James delivered his message loud and clear, without actually saying a word.…

Jason DeCrow/APNBA Commissioner Adam Silver
Tony Gutierrez/APThe Spurs celebrate winning their fifth NBA championship on Sunday.

Spurs finish off Heat to win NBA title

SAN ANTONIO -- From their low moment in the NBA Finals, back…

Tony Gutierrez/APThe Spurs celebrate winning their fifth NBA championship on Sunday.
Michael Laughlin/Sun Sentinel via MCTTony Parker scored 19 points to help the Spurs beat the Heat in Game 4 and move one win away from an NBA championship.

Spurs rout Heat again to seize a commanding lead in NBA Finals

MIAMI -- The San Antonio Spurs have three more chances to grab…

Michael Laughlin/Sun Sentinel via MCTTony Parker scored 19 points to help the Spurs beat the Heat in Game 4 and move one win away from an NBA championship.
Jason DeCrow/APNBA Commissioner Adam Silver

Spurs sizzle in first half to cruise past Heat

MIAMI -- Kawhi Leonard and San Antonio Spurs shot their way into…

Jason DeCrow/APNBA Commissioner Adam Silver
Jason DeCrow/APNBA Commissioner Adam Silver

No cramping LeBron's style in Game 2 victory

SAN ANTONIO -- No cramps, no problems for LeBron James. And with…

Jason DeCrow/APNBA Commissioner Adam Silver
Eric Gay/APSpurs forward Tim Duncan (21) shoots overHeat center Chris Bosh (1) during the first half of Game 1.

Spurs handle Heat in Game 1 of Finals

SAN ANTONIO -- The Spurs beat the Heat. Miami couldn't beat the…

Eric Gay/APSpurs forward Tim Duncan (21) shoots overHeat center Chris Bosh (1) during the first half of Game 1.
Jason DeCrow/APNBA Commissioner Adam Silver

LeBron James feels “blessed” by shot at another NBA title

SAN ANTONIO — LeBron James should be used to the NBA Finals…

Jason DeCrow/APNBA Commissioner Adam Silver
Michael Conroy/APThe Heat's LeBron James goes to the basket against the Pacers' David West during the first half of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals.

LeBron James helps Heat even series with Pacers

INDIANAPOLIS -- LeBron James scored six straight points to spark a decisive…

Michael Conroy/APThe Heat's LeBron James goes to the basket against the Pacers' David West during the first half of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals.