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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)
Golden State Warriors guard Jordan Poole (3) drives to the baskets past Los Angeles Lakers guard Alex Caruso (4) during the 1st quarter at Staples Center on October 14, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Without Curry, Warriors face reality of new era in loss to Lakers

With Stephen Curry resting, Golden State drops its second straight preseason game in Los Angeles

Golden State Warriors guard Jordan Poole (3) drives to the baskets past Los Angeles Lakers guard Alex Caruso (4) during the 1st 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)

Marquese Chriss continues to make case for roster spot

Alfonzo McKinnie scores 11 as he fights for what could be Golden State’s final roster spot

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)
LeBron James #23 of the Los Angeles Lakers in action against Spencer Dinwiddie #8 of the Brooklyn Nets during a preseason game as part of 2019 NBA Global Games China at Mercedes-Benz Arena on Oct. 10, 2019 in Shanghai, China. (Lintao Zhang/Getty Images/TNS)

LeBron James criticizes Daryl Morey for China tweet

Lakers star LeBron James says Houston Rockets GM wasn’t educated enough on China

LeBron James #23 of the Los Angeles Lakers in action against Spencer Dinwiddie #8 of the Brooklyn Nets during a preseason game as part of 2019 NBA Global Games China at Mercedes-Benz Arena on Oct. 10, 2019 in Shanghai, China. (Lintao Zhang/Getty Images/TNS)
Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry (30) goes for a lay-up during the first quarter of an exhibition game against the Minnesota Timberwolves at Chase Center on October 10, 2019 in San Francisco. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).

Curry scores 40 in sign of things to come for Warriors

Stephen Curry fires off 18 shots in three quarters as Golden State easily blows by Timberwolves

Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry (30) goes for a lay-up during the first quarter of an exhibition game against the Minnesota Timberwolves at Chase Center on October 10, 2019 in San Francisco. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).
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 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner).

Steve Kerr addresses Donald Trump and NBA-China rift

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr addresses the mocking comments of President Donald Trump

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 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner).
Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) speaks during a post-game conference after playing against the Los Angeles Lakers at Chase Center on October 5, 2019 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner).

Morey tweet underscores US-China divide, says Draymond Green

Tension between NBA and China over Houston GM’s tweet won’t deter players from talking social issues

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) speaks during a post-game conference after playing against the Los Angeles Lakers at Chase Center on October 5, 2019 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner).
Golden State Warriors center Draymond Green (23) reacts after scoring a layup and drawing the foul on Portland Trail Blazers forward Al-Farouq Aminu (8) during the first quarter of Game 2 of the NBA Western Conference Finals on May 16, 2019 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)

Draymond Green tickled by newly-accurate NBA height

Golden State Warriors tweener forward vindicated by measurement

Golden State Warriors center Draymond Green (23) reacts after scoring a layup and drawing the foul on Portland Trail Blazers forward Al-Farouq Aminu (8) during the first quarter of Game 2 of the NBA Western Conference Finals on May 16, 2019 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)
Warriors fans can watch team at open practice Monday night

Warriors fans can watch team at open practice Monday night

Golden State Warriors fans have the opportunity Monday evening to watch the…

Warriors fans can watch team at open practice Monday night
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 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner).

Warriors Preseason Takeaways: McKinnie may be playing for job

With Golden State needing to bolster the center position, Marquese Chriss made quite a case

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 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner).
Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr speaks to the media before Game 1 of the 2019 NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors on May 30, 2019 at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors work out centers before Chase Center opening

Golden State Warriors are suddenly thin at center, and will look to remedy that in the coming days

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr speaks to the media before Game 1 of the 2019 NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors on May 30, 2019 at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)
Klay Thompson readies to put up a shot during practice at Oracle Arena on June 4, 2019, ahead of Game 3 of the NBA Finals. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Warriors Media Day Notebook: Klay Thompson not rushing back

Kevon Looney set to be starting center, Spellman drops 40 pounds, Curry accepts elder statesman role

Klay Thompson readies to put up a shot during practice at Oracle Arena on June 4, 2019, ahead of Game 3 of the NBA Finals. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)