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Warriors center Kevon Looney (5) gets a block on Pelicans guard Elfrid Payton (4) during the fourth quarter of the game on Jan. 16, 2019 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)

Kevon Looney to miss next two games, expected back soon

Warriors will be without forward Kevon Looney for brief homestand, but he’ll be back on the road

Warriors center Kevon Looney (5) gets a block on Pelicans guard Elfrid Payton (4) during the fourth quarter of the game on Jan. 16, 2019 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to 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)

Warriors’ Kevon Looney, Alen Smailagić on path to recovery

Golden State post players will return to team this weekend, after stint in Santa Cruz

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)
Golden State Warriors guard D’Angelo Russell (0) heads down the court against the Boston Celtics in the first quarter at Chase Center on November 15, 2019 in San Francisco. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)

D’Angelo Russell out two weeks with sprained thumb

Warriors lose yet another star to injury as D’Angelo Russell sprains right thumb against Celtics

Golden State Warriors guard D’Angelo Russell (0) heads down the court against the Boston Celtics in the first quarter at Chase Center on November 15, 2019 in San Francisco. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors guard D’Angelo Russell (0) dribbles down the court against the Boston Celtics in the first quarter at Chase Center on Nov. 15, 2019 in San Francisco. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)

D’Angelo Russell injured as Golden State falls to Boston

Warriors lose another star to a hand injury and lose to Celtics despite strong defense

  • Nov 15, 2019
Golden State Warriors guard D’Angelo Russell (0) dribbles down the court against the Boston Celtics in the first quarter at Chase Center on Nov. 15, 2019 in San Francisco. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Damion Lee out two weeks with broken hand

Damion Lee out two weeks with broken hand

Golden State Warriors suffer another injury, as third-year wing goes down with a broken hand

Damion Lee out two weeks with broken hand
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 returns, doesn’t last as Warriors battered by Jazz

Golden State loses fourth in a row and seventh in last eight despite return of veteran Green

  • Nov 11, 2019
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)
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)

Curry plans to return after months out with broken hand

Stephen Curry will have second procedure on his hand to remove pins

  • Nov 11, 2019
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 forward Eric Paschall (7) drives down the court as Portland Blazers center Anthony Tollliver(43) guards during the 2nd quarter at Chase Center on November 4, 2019 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Eric Paschall has historic night as Warriors win first at Chase

Birthday boy Eric Pascall has one of the greatest nights ever for a Golden State rookie

  • Nov 4, 2019
Golden State Warriors forward Eric Paschall (7) drives down the court as Portland Blazers center Anthony Tollliver(43) guards during the 2nd quarter at Chase Center on November 4, 2019 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Paschall scores 25, but Golden State still winless at Chase

Paschall scores 25, but Golden State still winless at Chase

Warriors let win slip away in final seconds due to decision by Steve Kerr

Paschall scores 25, but Golden State still winless at Chase
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)