NBA Finals

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) handles the ball against the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game 1 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 31, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Bonta Hill: Golden State Warriors are anything but dull

Shortly after Kevin Durant all but single-handedly ended the Cleveland Cavaliers’ season…

 

Klay Thompson takes a selfie video of himself during a press conference following the Golden State Warriors' Game 4 win in the 2018 NBA Finals. (Ryan Gorcey / SF Examiner)

For the 2018 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors, it’s time to get greedy

Before he lounged in a golden bathtub of half-drunk bottles of Moet…

 

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry runs and high-fives excited fans as the Warriors celebrate back-to-back championships in a parade through downtown Oakland on June 12, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Golden State Warriors enjoy third hometown parade in four years, but could it be the last?

OAKLAND — Oakland welcomed the Bay Area onto its streets Tuesday. Fans…

 

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)
Kevin Durant, seen here in February, is the odds-on favorite to win the NBA Finals MVP. (Joel Angel Juarez/Special to S.F. Examiner)

NBA Finals: No more chaos for the Golden State Warriors headed into Game 4 against LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sqEmXIdowJA&width=550&height=506[/embedyt] CLEVELAND -- With LeBron James's seemingly fatalistic comments on Wednesday,…

Kevin Durant, seen here in February, is the odds-on favorite to win the NBA Finals MVP. (Joel Angel Juarez/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) takes the ball to the basket against the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game 1 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 31, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

NBA Finals: Warriors take 3-0 series lead behind a massive night from Kevin Durant

CLEVELAND -- The Golden State Warriors had a lot of warts and…

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) takes the ball to the basket against the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game 1 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 31, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) handles the ball against the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game 1 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 31, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Bonta Hill: Steph Curry comes up short in the Finals? Not a chance

There’s this notion that Stephen Curry has come up small on the…

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) handles the ball against the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game 1 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 31, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Andre Iguodala relishes the moment after the Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals to win their second championship in three seasons. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

NBA Finals: Andre Iguodala could make a significant impact if he plays in Game 3, plus a Klay Thompson update

CLEVELAND -- As  Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue took the stage…

Andre Iguodala relishes the moment after the Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals to win their second championship in three seasons. (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: Andre Iguodala could play in Game 3 against the Cleveland Cavaliers, Steve Kerr says

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr told media at shootaround on…

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)
Golden State Warriors center JaVale McGee slams the ball in against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game two of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. on June 3, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

NBA Finals: JaVale McGee holds LeBron James in check again, adds scoring punch against Cleveland Cavaliers

OAKLAND -- Before Game 1 of the NBA Finals, Golden State Warriors…

Golden State Warriors center JaVale McGee slams the ball in against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game two of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. on June 3, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson lays the ball up for two against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game two of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. on June 3, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

NBA Finals: Klay Thompson goes off for 20 points in Game 2 despite balky ankle

OAKLAND -- A day ago, Klay Thompson was hobbling. A day ago,…

Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson lays the ball up for two against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game two of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. on June 3, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry buries a three-pointer from beyond the arc against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game two of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. on June 3, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

NBA Finals: Stephen Curry goes off for 16 in fourth quarter as Warriors take 2-0 lead

OAKLAND -- In Game 1 of the NBA Finals, LeBron James was transcendent.…

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry buries a three-pointer from beyond the arc against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game two of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. on June 3, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry acknowledges fans reaction after hitting a shot clock buzzer-beating three-pointer against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game two of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. on June 3, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Warriors defeat Cavs 122-103, go up 2-0 in NBA Finals

Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry hit an NBA Finals record…

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry acknowledges fans reaction after hitting a shot clock buzzer-beating three-pointer against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game two of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. on June 3, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) takes the ball to the basket against the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game 1 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 31, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

NBA Finals: Kevin Durant looking to get back into the flow in Game 2

OAKLAND -- During Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals against the…

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) takes the ball to the basket against the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game 1 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 31, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson (11) shoots a three pointer against the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game 1 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 31, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

NBA Finals: Klay Thompson is finding his voice

During the postgame celebration of a Game 7 win in the Western…

Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson (11) shoots a three pointer against the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game 1 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 31, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson (11) takes the ball to the basket against the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game 1 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 31, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Golden State Warriors: Klay Thompson questionable for Game 2 of NBA Finals

OAKLAND -- Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson limped to the podium…

Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson (11) takes the ball to the basket against the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game 1 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 31, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) shoots a three pointer over Cleveland Cavaliers forward Jeff Green (32) during Game 1 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 31, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

NBA Finals: Draymond Green powers Golden State Warriors down the stretch

OAKLAND -- With 5:06 left in regulation and the Golden State Warriors…

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) shoots a three pointer over Cleveland Cavaliers forward Jeff Green (32) during Game 1 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 31, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson (11) shoots a three pointer against the Houston Rockets during Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 26, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

NBA Finals: Klay Thompson exits in first quarter

OAKLAND -- With 6:17 to go in the first quarter of Thursday's…

Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson (11) shoots a three pointer against the Houston Rockets during Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 26, 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)