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Guard Klay Thompson (11) of the Golden State Warriors defends against the Washington Wizards during the third quarter of the game on October 24, 2018 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (Chris Victorio / Special to S.F. Examiner)

Klay Thompson, Alfonzo McKinnie pull Warriors ahead in fourth quarter in win over Minnesota

By C.J. Peterson Special to S.F. Examiner OAKLAND — Before leaving the…

 

Stephen Curry's, seen here Feb. 24, absence in Sunday's game against the Houston Rockets was strongly felt. (Photo by Joel Angel Juarez / Special to S.F. Examiner)

What you need to know after another loss for the Curry-less Warriors

The undermanned Golden State Warriors wilted down the stretch and fell further…

 

Steph Curry wasn’t surprised to hear members of the Houston Rockets claim they’ll be able to topple the Warriors in the playoffs. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Is Houston actually a problem for Golden State?

As the Warriors completed their last East Coast road trip of the…

 

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) celebrates a made basket against the Minnesota Timberwolves at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on January 25, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors boat race Timberwolves with room for improvement

OAKLAND — Steve Kerr wasn’t happy with the Golden State Warriors after…

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) celebrates a made basket against the Minnesota Timberwolves at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on January 25, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots a three pointer against the Minnesota Timberwolves at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on January 25, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors set new season-high for 3-pointers made

OAKLAND — The Minnesota Timberwolves didn’t have Jimmy Butler on Thursday against…

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots a three pointer against the Minnesota Timberwolves at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on January 25, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Steve Kerr is coaching game No. 300 on Tuesday night. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

No Durant, no problem — Warriors fly past Wolves

OAKLAND — Stephen Curry sauntered toward the bench just inside the final…

Steve Kerr is coaching game No. 300 on Tuesday night. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Who's going to stop Klay Thompson and the Golden State Warriors? (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors roll promising Wolves team without Kevin Durant, flex on rest of NBA in process

OAKLAND — Kevin Durant missed a start for the first time this…

Who's going to stop Klay Thompson and the Golden State Warriors? (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The Rockets, led by James Harden, are undefeated against the Warrriors this season — but there still isn’t any reason for concern for the odds-on favorites. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

A comprehensive rundown of the teams that could challenge the Warriors’ supremacy — but won’t

The Golden State Warriors are 0-1. Putting that relatively meaningless binary distinction…

The Rockets, led by James Harden, are undefeated against the Warrriors this season — but there still isn’t any reason for concern for the odds-on favorites. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The Golden State Warriors have been on fire in November, winning their last 11 games. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors make it 11 in a row by beating Wolves

OAKLAND — Standing feet from the Golden State Warriors' bench, Kevin Durant launched…

The Golden State Warriors have been on fire in November, winning their last 11 games. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The Cleveland Browns are reportedly offering their No. 2 overall pick to interested buyers. Will the 49ers move up to pick homegrown prospect Jared Goff? (Darron Cummings/AP)

Phil Simms doesn’t like Jared Goff, do the 49ers?

The 49ers were a bad team in 2015. So the 2016 NFL…

The Cleveland Browns are reportedly offering their No. 2 overall pick to interested buyers. Will the 49ers move up to pick homegrown prospect Jared Goff? (Darron Cummings/AP)
Karl-Anthony Towns celebrates en route to a Minnesota Timberwolves victory at Oracle Arena in Oakland on Tuesday. The Warriors were unable to come back after surrendering the lead, leading to their second home loss in the last three games and season. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Warriors shocked at home for second time in a week

OAKLAND — The Warriors hit an unexpected obstacle on their quest for…

Karl-Anthony Towns celebrates en route to a Minnesota Timberwolves victory at Oracle Arena in Oakland on Tuesday. The Warriors were unable to come back after surrendering the lead, leading to their second home loss in the last three games and season. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Warriors’ Draymond Green drives around Minnesota Timberwolves’ Ricky Rubio in the second half of an NBA basketball game Monday, March 21, 2016, in Minneapolis. The Warriors won 109-104. Green led the Warriors with 24 points while Rubio scored 20 points and had 11 assists. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Green, Warriors nip Timberwolves, 109-104

MINNEAPOLIS — Draymond Green had 24 points, nine rebounds and six assists…

Warriors’ Draymond Green drives around Minnesota Timberwolves’ Ricky Rubio in the second half of an NBA basketball game Monday, March 21, 2016, in Minneapolis. The Warriors won 109-104. Green led the Warriors with 24 points while Rubio scored 20 points and had 11 assists. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
Stephen Curry, left, looks to move past the Timberwolves’ Zach LaVine during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015, in Minneapolis. The Warriors won  129-116. (Jim Mone/AP)

Best show in sports: Curry 46, Dubs 10-0

MINNEAPOLIS — Stephen Curry dribbled across midcourt in the third quarter and…

Stephen Curry, left, looks to move past the Timberwolves’ Zach LaVine during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015, in Minneapolis. The Warriors won  129-116. (Jim Mone/AP)
Marcio Jose Sanchez/APThe Warriors' Harrison Barnes

Warriors break home wins mark in victory over Timberwolves

OAKLAND — Stephen Curry scored 20 of his 34 points in the…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/APThe Warriors' Harrison Barnes
Jim Mone/APWarriors center Andrew Bogut

Warriors have plenty in reserve to beat Timberwolves

MINNEAPOLIS — After a first 51 games unlike any other in franchise…

Jim Mone/APWarriors center Andrew Bogut
Stacy Bengs/APThe Warriors' Marreese Speights

Warriors roll to 13th straight victory

MINNEAPOLIS â€" Minnesota Timberwolves coach Flip Saunders may have come up with…

Stacy Bengs/APThe Warriors' Marreese Speights
AP Photo/Steve Yeater

AP source: Wolves, Warriors restart Love talks

The Minnesota Timberwolves and Golden State Warriors have reopened trade talks for…

AP Photo/Steve Yeater
Ben Margot/AP file photoTo gain control of the NBA Finals

Klay Thompson’s dad says Warriors could trade guard for Timberwolves’ Kevin Love

Are the Warriors on the verge of making their second big splash…

Ben Margot/AP file photoTo gain control of the NBA Finals
Mark Humphrey/APWarriors enforcer Andrew Bogut swats away a shot by Vince Carter during Golden State's Game 4 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies.

Warriors beat Wolves 130-120, secure 6th seed

Stephen Curry had 32 points and 15 assists, and the reeling Golden…

Mark Humphrey/APWarriors enforcer Andrew Bogut swats away a shot by Vince Carter during Golden State's Game 4 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies.
Ben Margot/APThe Warriors' David Lee

Defensive lets Warriors down in loss to Timberwolves

OAKLAND -- The streak that has haunted Minnesota all season is finally…

Ben Margot/APThe Warriors' David Lee