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Warriors to start three rookies against Charlotte

Warriors to start three rookies against Charlotte

Golden State sitting D’Angelo Russell and Draymond Green due to injury

Warriors to start three rookies against Charlotte
Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) sets up the offense during the third quarter against the San Antonio Spurs at Chase Center on Nov. 1, 2019 in San Francisco. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Draymond Green could miss game against Charlotte with injury

On the day Stephen Curry undergoes hand surgery, Draymond Green hurts his left hand against Spurs

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) sets up the offense during the third quarter against the San Antonio Spurs at Chase Center on Nov. 1, 2019 in San Francisco. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Warriors’ life without Curry begins with loss to Spurs

Warriors’ life without Curry begins with loss to Spurs

D’Angelo Russell scores 30, Jordan Poole nets 20 in loss to San Antonio

Warriors’ life without Curry begins with loss to Spurs
Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Currey (30) lays on the court in pain after falling over guarding Phoenix Suns center Aron Baynes (46) and breaking his left hand in the third quarter at Chase Center on October 30, 2019 in San Francisco. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Hand surgeon explains why Stephen Curry will be out so long

Stephen Curry will be out three months likely out of an overabundance of caution by the Warriors

Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Currey (30) lays on the court in pain after falling over guarding Phoenix Suns center Aron Baynes (46) and breaking his left hand in the third quarter at Chase Center on October 30, 2019 in San Francisco. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) makes a jump shot against the Phoenix Suns at Chase Center on Oct. 30, 2019 in San Francisco. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Warriors won’t grind Draymond Green, but will depend on him

In wake of Stephen Curry injury, Golden State will make sure All-Star forward isn’t over-worked

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) makes a jump shot against the Phoenix Suns at Chase Center on Oct. 30, 2019 in San Francisco. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Currey (30) makes a fist to fight off the pain in his left hand after a collision under the basket with Phoenix Suns center Aron Baynes (46) in the 3rd quarter at Chase Center on October 30, 2019 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Stephen Curry undergoes surgery, out three months with broken hand

Golden State Warriors two-time MVP will be out at least three months after surgery to repair hand

Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Currey (30) makes a fist to fight off the pain in his left hand after a collision under the basket with Phoenix Suns center Aron Baynes (46) in the 3rd quarter at Chase Center on October 30, 2019 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Currey (30) yells in pain as Phoenix Suns center Aron Baynes (46) rolls off him during a collision under the basket in the 3rd quarter at Chase Center on October 30, 2019 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Stephen Curry breaks hand in loss to Suns

Two-time MVP Stephen Curry breaks hand in third quarter of loss to Phoenix Suns

Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Currey (30) yells in pain as Phoenix Suns center Aron Baynes (46) rolls off him during a collision under the basket in the 3rd quarter at Chase Center on October 30, 2019 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Warriors lose two rotation players, get Cauley-Stein, Burks back

Warriors lose two rotation players, get Cauley-Stein, Burks back

Golden State gets size and wing defense, but loses a foundational piece and a developing youngster

Warriors lose two rotation players, get Cauley-Stein, Burks back
Willie Cauley-Stein addresses the media before his first game with the Golden State Warriors on Oct. 30, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Willie Cauley-Stein will learn ‘on the fly’ in Warriors debut

Golden State Warriors have cleared projected starting center for action against Phoenix

Willie Cauley-Stein addresses the media before his first game with the Golden State Warriors on Oct. 30, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr trying to get the defense set-up against the Los Angeles Clippers in the first quarter at Chase Center on Oct. 24, 2019 in San Francisco. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Kolsky: The Warriors are fine

While mediocrity is a culture shock for some veterans and fans, this group is just fine

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr trying to get the defense set-up against the Los Angeles Clippers in the first quarter at Chase Center on Oct. 24, 2019 in San Francisco. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Currey (30) attempts a shot against Los Angeles Clippers power forward JaMychal Green (4) and guard Lou Williams (23)at Chase Center on October 24, 2019 in San Francisco. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Exciting, frustrating and expected: Warriors open with loss

Golden State Warriors open new Chase Center with resounding loss to Clippers

Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Currey (30) attempts a shot against Los Angeles Clippers power forward JaMychal Green (4) and guard Lou Williams (23)at Chase Center on October 24, 2019 in San Francisco. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors center Kevon Looney (5) fouls Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul (3) as both go after a loose basketball during second quarter of Game 3 of the 2019 NBA West Conference Semifinal Playoffs on May 4, 2019 at Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)

Kevon Looney to start, Kerr expresses condolences to Shaq

Golden State will open with Kevon Looney at center, and Alec Burks coming on soon

Golden State Warriors center Kevon Looney (5) fouls Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul (3) as both go after a loose basketball during second quarter of Game 3 of the 2019 NBA West Conference Semifinal Playoffs on May 4, 2019 at Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Marquese Chriss (32) against the Los Angeles Lakers at Chase Center on Oct. 18, 2019 in San Francisco. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Warriors forward Marquese Chriss finds his center

In returning to Northern California, Golden State’s Marquese Chriss has what he needs to flourish

Golden State Warriors forward Marquese Chriss (32) against the Los Angeles Lakers at Chase Center on Oct. 18, 2019 in San Francisco. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)
From left: 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 Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Report: Klay Thompson ‘unlikely’ to play this season, according to Kerr

Golden State guard may not play this season, Kerr says in preseason interview

From left: 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 Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Warriors forward Kevon Looney (5) scores 2 of his 14 points on this dunk over the 76ers during the second quarter of the game on Jan. 31, 2019 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)

Kevon Looney scrimmages, Cauley-Stein and Burks make progress

Warriors get extended run in Sunday practice, including a scrimmage that featured Kevon Looney

Warriors forward Kevon Looney (5) scores 2 of his 14 points on this dunk over the 76ers during the second quarter of the game on Jan. 31, 2019 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)
TNT analyst Reggie Miller and play-by-play man Kevin Harlan call a game. (Courtesy / TNT)

On Sports Media: Warriors opening night is a national affair

TNT’s Reggie Miller talks about this season’s Golden State team and their new home

  • Oct 20, 2019
TNT analyst Reggie Miller and play-by-play man Kevin Harlan call a game. (Courtesy / TNT)
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)

Warriors beat Lakers to finish preseason slate

Fifth verse, same as the first: Warriors’ preseason finale shows persistent flaws

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)
Golden State Warriors forward Marquese Chriss (32) misses a wide-open dunk against the Los Angeles Lakers during the 2nd quarter at Staples Center on October 14, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Marquese Chriss will play opening night for Golden State

After being on the fringes of the league, Marquese Chriss may be the Warriors’ opening-night center

Golden State Warriors forward Marquese Chriss (32) misses a wide-open dunk against the Los Angeles Lakers during the 2nd quarter at Staples Center on October 14, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Marquese Chriss (32) in the lane against the Los Angeles Lakers during the 2nd quarter at Staples Center on October 14, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Warriors to waive Alfonzo McKinnie to make room for Marquese Chriss

Golden State to waive feel-good story of last season for 22-year-old former No. 8 overall pick

Golden State Warriors forward Marquese Chriss (32) in the lane against the Los Angeles Lakers during the 2nd quarter at Staples Center on October 14, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Marquese Chriss (32) misses a wide-open dunk against the Los Angeles Lakers during the 2nd quarter at Staples Center on October 14, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Draymond Green calls out Phoenix Suns for treatment of Chriss

Golden State forward Draymond Green cites franchises, not players, as reasons for busts

Golden State Warriors forward Marquese Chriss (32) misses a wide-open dunk against the Los Angeles Lakers during the 2nd quarter at Staples Center on October 14, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)