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Golden State Warriors center JaVale McGee (1) scores a basket against the Houston Rockets during Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 20, 2018.(Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Three takeaways from Golden State Warriors center JaVale McGee’s JugLife celebrity softball event

Oakland — With two outs in the top of the second inning,…

 

Klay Thompson takes a selfie video of himself during a press conference following the Golden State Warriors' Game 4 win in the 2018 NBA Finals. (Ryan Gorcey / SF Examiner)

For the 2018 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors, it’s time to get greedy

Before he lounged in a golden bathtub of half-drunk bottles of Moet…

 

Golden State Warriors forward Kevon Looney (5) attempts to block a shot by Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon (10) during Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 20, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors Notebook: Resistance isn’t so futile

Just after Stephen Curry got going with his first three of the…

 

Steve Kerr told Nick Young to be ready before Monday's Western Conference Finals opener at Houston. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Golden State Warriors: Nick Young had the strangest dream before Game 1

HOUSTON -- On Sunday -- the eve of the Western Conference Finals against…

Steve Kerr told Nick Young to be ready before Monday's Western Conference Finals opener at Houston. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Kevin Durant, seen here on March 30, 2018, scored 29 in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals in Houston. (Stan Olszewski/2017 Special to S.F. Examiner)

Western Conference Finals: Golden State Warriors steal Game 1 behind Kevin Durant

HOUSTON — When Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant was pulled from…

Kevin Durant, seen here on March 30, 2018, scored 29 in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals in Houston. (Stan Olszewski/2017 Special to S.F. Examiner)
Stephen Curry's, seen here Feb. 24, absence in Sunday's game against the Houston Rockets was strongly felt. (Photo by Joel Angel Juarez / Special to S.F. Examiner)

What you need to know after another loss for the Curry-less Warriors

The undermanned Golden State Warriors wilted down the stretch and fell further…

Stephen Curry's, seen here Feb. 24, absence in Sunday's game against the Houston Rockets was strongly felt. (Photo by Joel Angel Juarez / Special to S.F. Examiner)
Stephen Curry's, seen here Feb. 24, absence in Sunday's game against the Houston Rockets was strongly felt. (Photo by Joel Angel Juarez / Special to S.F. Examiner)

What you need to know from a Warriors’ win overshadowed by another Steph Curry ankle injury

A late steal from Andre Iguodala saved the Golden State Warriors from…

Stephen Curry's, seen here Feb. 24, absence in Sunday's game against the Houston Rockets was strongly felt. (Photo by Joel Angel Juarez / Special to S.F. Examiner)
Steve Kerr got a lot of attention for delegating coaching duties on Monday. But with the buyout market drying up, he also utilized an easy win to get his reserves back in rhythm. (Joel Angel Juarez/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Steve Kerr used automatic win to get Warriors B-team back on track

Lost amid the spectacle that was Steve Kerr handing over the reins…

Steve Kerr got a lot of attention for delegating coaching duties on Monday. But with the buyout market drying up, he also utilized an easy win to get his reserves back in rhythm. (Joel Angel Juarez/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Kevin Durant, seen here Dec. 27, carried the Warriors to victory on Friday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

What you need to know from the Warriors pulling away from the Bucks

Kevin Durant hit a 27-foot dagger with just over two minutes to…

Kevin Durant, seen here Dec. 27, carried the Warriors to victory on Friday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) celebrates a dunk against the Houston Rockets at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on October 17, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Steve Kerr on Draymond Green’s status for Thursday: ‘I’d be shocked if he played’

Draymond Green (right shoulder soreness) is set to be out for the…

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) celebrates a dunk against the Houston Rockets at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on October 17, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Steve Kerr couldn’t resist tweeting about the results of the special election on Tuesday in Alabama. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors celebrate results of Alabama special election

OAKLAND — In the wake of democrat Doug Jones’ victory over republican…

Steve Kerr couldn’t resist tweeting about the results of the special election on Tuesday in Alabama. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
David West dunked all over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday, when the Warriors were able to win despite missing several starters. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors hold off Blazers to open homestand on winning note

OAKLAND — Playing without sixty percent of the starting five, the Golden…

David West dunked all over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday, when the Warriors were able to win despite missing several starters. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Willie Cauley-Stein dunks during the second half of the Sacramento Kings VS Golden State Warriors game at Oakland's Oracle Arena on Monday, November 27th, 2017. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors’ loss to Kings opens Steve Kerr to poorly conceived criticism

OAKLAND — Amazing what can happen when a team is without its…

Willie Cauley-Stein dunks during the second half of the Sacramento Kings VS Golden State Warriors game at Oakland's Oracle Arena on Monday, November 27th, 2017. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Boston Celtics forward Al Horford celebrates late in the game against the Orlando Magic on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017 at the Amway Center in Orlando, Fla. Boston won the game, 104-88. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel/TNS)

Warriors surrender pair of 17-point leads as 7-game win streak ends in Boston

On a night when the Golden State Warriors were held to a…

Boston Celtics forward Al Horford celebrates late in the game against the Orlando Magic on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017 at the Amway Center in Orlando, Fla. Boston won the game, 104-88. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel/TNS)
Golden State Warriors Kevin Durant (35) celebrates a basket during a game between the Golden State Warriors and the Philadelphia 76ers in Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. Saturday, November 11, 2017. (Daniel Kim/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Durant takes over early as Warriors win 6th in a row

OAKLAND — Late in the first quarter on Saturday night, after Joel Embiid…

Golden State Warriors Kevin Durant (35) celebrates a basket during a game between the Golden State Warriors and the Philadelphia 76ers in Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. Saturday, November 11, 2017. (Daniel Kim/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Nick Young will be a Golden State Warrior. (Illustration Andy Yung/S.F. Examiner)

Warriors manage to add more shooting on the cheap

The Golden State Warriors are already NBA champions. But on Wednesday, they…

Nick Young will be a Golden State Warrior. (Illustration Andy Yung/S.F. Examiner)