NBA Playoffs

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.…

 

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 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 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 Shaun Livingston (34) shoots a jumper 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: Shaun Livingston provides the difference in overtime win

OAKLAND -- The Golden State Warriors went from being tied after the…

Golden State Warriors guard Shaun Livingston (34) shoots a jumper 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 head coach Steve Kerr addresses the media in March of 2018.

NBA Finals: Steve Kerr talks Andre Iguodala, Patrick McCaw could see increased minutes

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vB_etoWq31I&width=550&height=309[/embedyt] OAKLAND -- The logos on the floor are different. The…

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr addresses the media in March of 2018.
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) reacts to a foul called on him during Game 1 of the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 31, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) reacts to a foul called on him during Game 1 of the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 31, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. 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: Jordan Bell wants to make history

OAKLAND -- On the way back from a Game 7 win over…

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)
Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) blocks a lay up by Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love (0) during Game 1 of the 2017 NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

NBA Finals: Kevin Love cleared for Game 1

The Cleveland Cavaliers announced on Thursday morning that Kevin Love has completed…

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) blocks a lay up by Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love (0) during Game 1 of the 2017 NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) drives to the basket 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 ride third quarter to a rematch with the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals

The Golden State Warriors had been here before. A team that had…

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) drives to the basket 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 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, Klay Thompson send Western Conference Finals back to Houston

OAKLAND — After a James Harden air ball with 9:43 to go…

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 forward Andre Iguodala (9) celebrates a three pointer against the San Antonio Spurs during Game 2 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on April 16, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Golden State Warriors: Andre Iguodala will miss Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals

OAKLAND -- While listed today as 'questionable' on the Golden State Warriors…

Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala (9) celebrates a three pointer against the San Antonio Spurs during Game 2 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on April 16, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The Sacramento Kings' Vince Carter (15) turns away as the Golden State Warriors' Patrick McCaw (0) falls in the third quarter after he was fouled at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, Calif., on Saturday, March 31, 2018. McCaw was injured on the play and left the court on a stretcher. (Hector Amezcua/Sacramento Bee/TNS)

Golden State Warriors: Patrick McCaw upgraded to questionable for Game 6 of Western Conference Finals

The Golden State Warriors have updated their injury report for Game 6…

The Sacramento Kings' Vince Carter (15) turns away as the Golden State Warriors' Patrick McCaw (0) falls in the third quarter after he was fouled at the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, Calif., on Saturday, March 31, 2018. McCaw was injured on the play and left the court on a stretcher. (Hector Amezcua/Sacramento Bee/TNS)
Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala (9) drives to the 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)

Bonta Hill: Could Andre Iguodala’s absence cost the Golden State Warriors an NBA championship?

The Golden State Warriors were In the midst of pummeling the Houston…

Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala (9) drives to the 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)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) pushes the ball down the court against 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)

Warriors drop Game 4 of Western Conference Finals 95-92

OAKLAND -- Down 94-92 in their own building, after a missed three…

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) pushes the ball down the court against 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)
Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) celebrates a foul called on Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) 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)

Bonta Hill: Love him or hate him, you know you love Draymond Green

If Draymond Green is not playing for your favorite team, odds are…

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) celebrates a foul called on Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) 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)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevon Looney (5) and Houston Rockets forward Luc Mbah a Moute (12) battle for a loose ball at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on October 17, 2017. Looney will likely start in place of the injured Andre Iguodala. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Golden State Warriors: Andre Iguodala ruled out due to knee

OAKLAND -- The Golden State Warriors have officially ruled that forward Andre…

Golden State Warriors forward Kevon Looney (5) and Houston Rockets forward Luc Mbah a Moute (12) battle for a loose ball at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on October 17, 2017. Looney will likely start in place of the injured Andre Iguodala. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala (9) drives to the 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)

Golden State Warriors: Andre Iguodala upgraded to questionable for Game 4 of Western Conference Finals

The Golden State Warriors have announced that forward Andre Iguodala has been…

Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala (9) drives to the 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)
Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala (9) drives to the 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)

Golden State Warriors: Andre Iguodala listed as doubtful for Game 4 of Western Conference Finals

Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala has been listed as 'doubtful' for…

Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala (9) drives to the 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)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) drives to the 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 Playoffs: Stephen Curry scores 35 as Golden State Warriors take 2-1 series lead

OAKLAND -- After hitting his second of two three-pointers of the third…

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) drives to the 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)