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Former Golden State Warriors’ Kevin Durant received his 2017-18 Championship ring at Oracle Arena in Oakland on Oct. 16, 2018. Durant, now playing with the Brooklyn Nets, will play against his former team at Chase Center in February. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Kevin Durant to face former teammates at Chase Center in February

Schedule released Friday calls for Warriors to play Christmas and New Year’s Day games

 

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green and guards Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and D'Angelo Russell pose for a group photo during media day at Chase Center on Sept. 30. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner), 2019

Warriors star Klay Thompson suffers season-ending Achilles tear: report

Golden State Warriors star Klay Thompson suffered a torn right Achilles tendon…

 

Golden State Warriors’ Klay Thompson, pictured playing against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 2 of the NBA Finals in Oakland on June 3, 2018, has sustained an apparently severe injury. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Klay Thompson injury overshadows anticipated Warriors number two draft pick

Warriors draft high-rated Memphis center James Wiseman

 

Workers remove towels from the Milwaukee Bucks empty bench after the Bucks sit out Game Five of the Eastern Conference First Round in protest during the 2020 NBA Playoffs against the Orlando Magic at AdventHealth Arena at ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex on Aug. 26, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The Bucks are boycotting the game to protest the police shooting of Jacob Black. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/TNS)

Milwaukee Bucks’ refusal to play leads NBA to postpone all of today’s games

Police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wis. prompts talk of cancellations among teams, players

Workers remove towels from the Milwaukee Bucks empty bench after the Bucks sit out Game Five of the Eastern Conference First Round in protest during the 2020 NBA Playoffs against the Orlando Magic at AdventHealth Arena at ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex on Aug. 26, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The Bucks are boycotting the game to protest the police shooting of Jacob Black. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/TNS)
Toronto Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri celebrates his team’s victory in the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors at ORACLE Arena in Oakland, California, on June 13, 2019. (Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images/TNS)

Video footage appears to show Raptors president being pushed twice by deputy suing him

Newly released video footage appears to show that a sheriff’s deputy may…

Toronto Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri celebrates his team’s victory in the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors at ORACLE Arena in Oakland, California, on June 13, 2019. (Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images/TNS)
The San Francisco Giants faced the Oakland Athletics in the first exhibition Major League Baseball game of 2020 at Oracle Park on July 21 with no fans in the stands. Restrictions on gatherings have led to the elimination of thousands of food service jobs.

More than 2,000 food service employees at Oracle Park and Chase Center to be laid off

Empty stands and a lack of fans prompt major cuts for arena, ballpark workers

The San Francisco Giants faced the Oakland Athletics in the first exhibition Major League Baseball game of 2020 at Oracle Park on July 21 with no fans in the stands. Restrictions on gatherings have led to the elimination of thousands of food service jobs.
Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry (30) drives to the basket past against Toronto Raptors forward Serge Ibaka (9) during the second quarter of Game 3 of the 2019 NBA Finals on June 5, 2019 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)

NBA Superstar Stephen Curry interviews Anthony Fauci about COVID-19

Curry, himself was tested for the coronavirus.

Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry (30) drives to the basket past against Toronto Raptors forward Serge Ibaka (9) during the second quarter of Game 3 of the 2019 NBA Finals on June 5, 2019 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)
The NBA is suspending its season immediately

The NBA is suspending its season immediately

Move comes after a player tests positive for the coronavirus

The NBA is suspending its season immediately
Empty seats scattered throughout the arena at Chase Center on Tuesday night at the Warriors game tip-off with the Los Angeles Clippers. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Warriors, Giants and other San Francisco Bay area sports face unprecedented pandemic times

Typically, the ball would have been tossed back into the game without a second thought, but this time, officials responded with screams

Empty seats scattered throughout the arena at Chase Center on Tuesday night at the Warriors game tip-off with the Los Angeles Clippers. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors guard Mychal Mulder (15) attempt a 3-point basket over Washington Wizards forward Davis Bertans (42) in the 1st quarter at Chase Center on March 1, 2020 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Warriors ink Mulder to multi-year contract

Former G-Leaguer Mychal Mulder has been signed to a multi-year deal by the Golden State Warriors.

  • Mar 10, 2020
Golden State Warriors guard Mychal Mulder (15) attempt a 3-point basket over Washington Wizards forward Davis Bertans (42) in the 1st quarter at Chase Center on March 1, 2020 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Stephen Curry returns as the Warriors face the Raptors

Stephen Curry returns as the Warriors face the Raptors

Photos: Golden State Warriors Stephen Curry makes his long-awaited return to the…

  • Mar 5, 2020
Stephen Curry returns as the Warriors face the Raptors
Golden State Warriors guard Mychal Mulder (15) drives through the lane to attempt a layup while drawing a foul in the third quarter against the Washington Wizards at Chase Center on Sunday. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Wizards beat Curry-less Warriors behind Beal, Bertans

As Bradley Beal faded to the right, knocking down his fourth three-pointer of the first quarter…

  • Mar 1, 2020
Golden State Warriors guard Mychal Mulder (15) drives through the lane to attempt a layup while drawing a foul in the third quarter against the Washington Wizards at Chase Center on Sunday. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Fans gather to mourn the death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant at a mural near Staples Center on Jan. 27, 2020 in Los Angeles, a day after nine people were killed in the helicopter crash which claimed the life of the former Los Angeles Lakers star and his 13 year old daughter. The NBA has postponed the Lakers-Clippers game scheduled for Tuesday. (Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images/TNS)

NBA postpones Lakers-Clippers game that was set for Tuesday

The NBA has postponed the Lakers-Clippers game that was scheduled for Tuesday.…

Fans gather to mourn the death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant at a mural near Staples Center on Jan. 27, 2020 in Los Angeles, a day after nine people were killed in the helicopter crash which claimed the life of the former Los Angeles Lakers star and his 13 year old daughter. The NBA has postponed the Lakers-Clippers game scheduled for Tuesday. (Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images/TNS)
Former NBA Commissioner David Stern died on Wednesday at age 77 in Manhattan. (Tribune News Service)

Former NBA commissioner David Stern dead at 77

The Golden State Warriors Wednesday issued a statement mourning the death of…

Former NBA Commissioner David Stern died on Wednesday at age 77 in Manhattan. (Tribune News Service)
Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr speaks during a post-game conference after playing against the Los Angeles Lakers at Chase Center on October 5, 2019. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner).

Warriors lose to Knicks and hit the NBA cellar

Regardless of Wednesday’s result, the Warriors are in a much more enviable position

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr speaks during a post-game conference after playing against the Los Angeles Lakers at Chase Center on October 5, 2019. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner).
Jordan Poole drives the lane in third quarter at Chase Center on Oct. 24, 2019 (Chris Victorio/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors Jordan Poole shooting himself out of the big league

A month and a half into his first season, Poole is within shouting distance of rock bottom.

Jordan Poole drives the lane in third quarter at Chase Center on Oct. 24, 2019 (Chris Victorio/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Currey (30) reacts to a 3-point basket made by Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) during the fourth quarter against the Chicago Bulls at Chase Center on Nov. 27, 2019 in San Francisco. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Warriors get strong defensive effort, hold late lead against Bulls

After watching a lead evaporate two nights prior, Golden State holds on against Chicago

  • Nov 28, 2019
Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Currey (30) reacts to a 3-point basket made by Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) during the fourth quarter against the Chicago Bulls at Chase Center on Nov. 27, 2019 in San Francisco. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)
(L-R) San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan and general manager John Lynch congratulate each other as the 49ers have a commanding lead on the Green Bay Packers 38-7 with only minutes left in regulation at Levi’s Stadium on Nov. 24, 2019 in Santa Clara, Calif. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Kolsky: Let’s be thankful for the 49ers

Bay Area Thanksgiving wouldn’t be complete without a championship-caliber franchise and burger dogs

(L-R) San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan and general manager John Lynch congratulate each other as the 49ers have a commanding lead on the Green Bay Packers 38-7 with only minutes left in regulation at Levi’s Stadium on Nov. 24, 2019 in Santa Clara, Calif. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors guard Ky Bowman (12) tries to keep his distance from Oklahoma City Thunder guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (2) during the first quarter at Chase Center on November 25, 2019 in San Francisco. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Warriors can’t hold on as Thunder engineer comeback win

Big nights from Ky Bowman and Glenn Robinson III not enough against Chris Paul and Oklahoma City

Golden State Warriors guard Ky Bowman (12) tries to keep his distance from Oklahoma City Thunder guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (2) during the first quarter at Chase Center on November 25, 2019 in San Francisco. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) at Chase Center on Nov. 15, 2019 in San Francisco. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Draymond Green ruled out against Thunder

Nagging heel injury will keep starting forward on the shelf for third straight game

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) at Chase Center on Nov. 15, 2019 in San Francisco. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)