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Golden State Warriors General Manager Bob Myers dejectedly slaps hands with fans after the Warriors lost Game 6 of the NBA Finals to the Toronto Raptors 114-110 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. on Thursday, June 13, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Warriors deal Shabazz Napier and Treveon Graham to Minnesota

Golden State makes more room to re-sign forward block Kevon Looney

Golden State Warriors General Manager Bob Myers dejectedly slaps hands with fans after the Warriors lost Game 6 of the NBA Finals to the Toronto Raptors 114-110 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. on Thursday, June 13, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Kevin Durant, seen here against the New Orleans Pelicans in the Western Conference Semifinals, scored 34 points on Monday in Game 7 against the Houston Rockets. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Joe Lacob says “no player will ever wear #35” after Durant

Owner Joe Lacob says Golden State will not re-issue Kevin Durant’s jersey number

Kevin Durant, seen here against the New Orleans Pelicans in the Western Conference Semifinals, scored 34 points on Monday in Game 7 against the Houston Rockets. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala (9) grabs a missed 3-point basket attempt and dunks the ball over the Houston Rockets during second quarter of Game 2of the 2019 NBA West Conference Semi-Final playoffs on April 28, 2019 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors deal Iguodala, add Russell in separate trades

Golden State deals longtime franchise pillar, acquires All-Star D’Angelo Russell from Brooklyn

Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala (9) grabs a missed 3-point basket attempt and dunks the ball over the Houston Rockets during second quarter of Game 2of the 2019 NBA West Conference Semi-Final playoffs on April 28, 2019 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (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, Klay Thompson agree to max deal

Golden State Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson will stay with the team long-term

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)
Team LeBron’s Kevin Durant, of the Golden State Warriors, raises the MVP trophy after the 2019 NBA All-Star 2019 game at Spectrum Center in Charlotte, N.C. on Sunday, February 17, 2019. (David T. Foster III/Charlotte Observer/TNS)

Kevin Durant to sign four-year deal with Brooklyn Nets

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant is expected to announce his decision tonight

Team LeBron’s Kevin Durant, of the Golden State Warriors, raises the MVP trophy after the 2019 NBA All-Star 2019 game at Spectrum Center in Charlotte, N.C. on Sunday, February 17, 2019. (David T. Foster III/Charlotte Observer/TNS)
Eric Paschall, one of the Golden State Warriors’ 2019 NBA Draft picks, speaks with reporters following an introductory press conference on June 24, 2019 at the Rakuten Performance Center in Oakland, California. (Noah Graham/Courtesy Golden State Warriors)

Warriors draft pick Eric Paschall anxious to get to work

Used to championship basketball, Paschall has a specific goal for Las Vegas Summer League

Eric Paschall, one of the Golden State Warriors’ 2019 NBA Draft picks, speaks with reporters following an introductory press conference on June 24, 2019 at the Rakuten Performance Center in Oakland, California. (Noah Graham/Courtesy Golden State Warriors)
Warriors draft pick Jordan Poole holds up his jersey during their introductory press conference in downtown Oakland on June 24, 2019. (CJ Peterson / Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors draft pick Jordan Poole ready to work

Michigan product knows former Spartan Draymond Green will take him to task

Warriors draft pick Jordan Poole holds up his jersey during their introductory press conference in downtown Oakland on June 24, 2019. (CJ Peterson / Special to S.F. Examiner)
Kevin Durant declines option, will become free agent

Kevin Durant declines option, will become free agent

Kevin Durant declines one-year player option with Golden State Warriors

Kevin Durant declines option, will become free agent
San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy holds the Commissioner’s Trophy during the 2014 World Series victory parade in San Francisco. (Mike Koozmin / S.F. Examiner)

Kolsky: Championships are fleeting, not a birthright

Bay Area fans seem to think that championships are their manifest destiny

San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy holds the Commissioner’s Trophy during the 2014 World Series victory parade in San Francisco. (Mike Koozmin / S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) gets press from Houston Rockets center Clint Capela (15) during third quarter of Game 5 of the 2019 NBA Western Conference Semi-Final playoffs on May 8, 2019 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)

Myers intends to sit down with Thompson, Durant

With free agency looming, Bob Myers is set to try and keep Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) gets press from Houston Rockets center Clint Capela (15) during third quarter of Game 5 of the 2019 NBA Western Conference Semi-Final playoffs on May 8, 2019 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco point guard Frankie Ferrari drives against No. 5 Gonzaga on Jan. 12, 2019. (Chris Victorio / Special to S.F. Examiner)

Frankie Ferrari signs up for summer league with Utah Jazz

Former USF Dons point guard will head to summer league with Utah Jazz

San Francisco point guard Frankie Ferrari drives against No. 5 Gonzaga on Jan. 12, 2019. (Chris Victorio / Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors General Manager Bob Myers dejectedly slaps hands with fans after the Warriors lost Game 6 of the NBA Finals to the Toronto Raptors 114-110 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. on Thursday, June 13, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Needing cheap help now, Golden State opts to look ahead

Warriors select three in NBA Draft that could be more help in the future than in upcoming season

Golden State Warriors General Manager Bob Myers dejectedly slaps hands with fans after the Warriors lost Game 6 of the NBA Finals to the Toronto Raptors 114-110 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. on Thursday, June 13, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors General Manager Bob Myers dejectedly slaps hands with fans after the Warriors lost Game 6 of the NBA Finals to the Toronto Raptors 114-110 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. on Thursday, June 13, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Warriors draft Villanova senior Eric Paschall

Golden State Warriors pick Eric Paschall 41st overall in the NBA Draft

Golden State Warriors General Manager Bob Myers dejectedly slaps hands with fans after the Warriors lost Game 6 of the NBA Finals to the Toronto Raptors 114-110 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. on Thursday, June 13, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers discusses the pick of Jacob Evans at No. 28 overall in the 2018 NBA Draft. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Warriors draft G League prospect Alen Smailagic

Golden State Warriors draft a prospect they regard very highly in Serbian Alen Smailagic

Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers discusses the pick of Jacob Evans at No. 28 overall in the 2018 NBA Draft. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers addresses the media on Sept. 24, 2018, during the team’s media day. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Warriors pick Jordan Poole 28th overall

Golden State picks Michigan man in first round of NBA Draft

Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers addresses the media on Sept. 24, 2018, during the team’s media day. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors General Manager Bob Myers dejectedly slaps hands with fans after the Warriors lost Game 6 of the NBA Finals to the Toronto Raptors 114-110 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. on Thursday, June 13, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Warriors trade for No. 41 overall pick in NBA Draft

Golden State Warriors get a third pick after a trade with Atlanta

Golden State Warriors General Manager Bob Myers dejectedly slaps hands with fans after the Warriors lost Game 6 of the NBA Finals to the Toronto Raptors 114-110 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. on Thursday, June 13, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Warriors general manager Bob Myers counts Draymond Green among his most successful draft picks. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors draft picks could be most important of Myers’ career

After three championships and two utterly disappointing NBA Finals losses, Bob Myers can still rattle off every pick he’s made as a general manager for Golden State.

Warriors general manager Bob Myers counts Draymond Green among his most successful draft picks. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Confetti falls as the Golden State Warriors celebrate beating the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game 5 of the NBA Finals to become NBA Champions at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on June 12, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Counting down the Top 10 moments at Oracle

What are the most defining moments over the last 47 years of Oracle Arena?

  • Jun 19, 2019
Confetti falls as the Golden State Warriors celebrate beating the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game 5 of the NBA Finals to become NBA Champions at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on June 12, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) dunks the ball against the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game 1 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on June 1, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Five games defined Golden State’s dynasty

From Klay games to the Death Lineup, one can’t tell the story of the dynasty without these games

  • Jun 19, 2019
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) dunks the ball against the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game 1 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on June 1, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors General Manager Bob Myers dejectedly slaps hands with fans after the Warriors lost Game 6 of the NBA Finals to the Toronto Raptors 114-110 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. on Thursday, June 13, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Golden State draft prospects: Who do the Warriors take?

Who should the Golden State Warriors prioritize in this week’s NBA Draft?

  • Jun 19, 2019
Golden State Warriors General Manager Bob Myers dejectedly slaps hands with fans after the Warriors lost Game 6 of the NBA Finals to the Toronto Raptors 114-110 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. on Thursday, June 13, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)