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Forward Damion Jones (15) of the Golden State Warriors tries to block the path of Paul George (13) of the Oklahoma City Thunder during the first quarter of the game on November 21, 2018 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (Chris Victorio - Special to S.F. Examiner)

Golden State Warriors limp to fourth straight loss for first time since 2012-13

By C.J. Peterson Special to S.F. Examiner OAKLAND — Upon returning to…

 

A fan celebrates after Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry hits a three-pointer against the Oklahoma City Thunder at Oracle Arena in Oakland on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Golden State Warriors look spent, but come through on ring night

By C.J. Peterson Special to S.F. Examiner OAKLAND -- As their championship…

 

Steph Curry wasn’t surprised to hear members of the Houston Rockets claim they’ll be able to topple the Warriors in the playoffs. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Is Houston actually a problem for Golden State?

As the Warriors completed their last East Coast road trip of the…

 

Steve Kerr is coaching game No. 300 on Tuesday night. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Approaching 300 games, Kerr jokes that he didn’t know what he was doing when he joined Warriors

OAKLAND — Before Steve Kerr coached his 300th NBA game against the Oklahoma…

Steve Kerr is coaching game No. 300 on Tuesday night. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Russell Westbrook was a blur to the Golden State Warriors defense early in Tuesday’s game in Oakland. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Russell Westbrook takes it to the Warriors again

OAKLAND — About seven hours before the tipoff of the Golden State…

Russell Westbrook was a blur to the Golden State Warriors defense early in Tuesday’s game in Oakland. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder had plenty to smile about on Tuesday night at Oracle Arena. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Warriors hit new low in loss to Thunder

OAKLAND — The Golden State Warriors never led in their game against…

Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder had plenty to smile about on Tuesday night at Oracle Arena. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) watches a three point shot swish against the Oklahoma City Thunder at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on November 3, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

KD, Warriors have little interest in talking Thunder

OAKLAND — Kevin Durant doesn't much feel like rehashing his departure from…

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) watches a three point shot swish against the Oklahoma City Thunder at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on November 3, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
It’s must-see TV every time the Warriors play in Oklahoma City, even before Kevin Durant spurned the Thunder fanbase. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Can the Warriors deliver another signature moment in Oklahoma City?

The game between the Golden State Warriors and their rival Oklahoma City…

It’s must-see TV every time the Warriors play in Oklahoma City, even before Kevin Durant spurned the Thunder fanbase. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The Rockets, led by James Harden, are undefeated against the Warrriors this season — but there still isn’t any reason for concern for the odds-on favorites. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

A comprehensive rundown of the teams that could challenge the Warriors’ supremacy — but won’t

The Golden State Warriors are 0-1. Putting that relatively meaningless binary distinction…

The Rockets, led by James Harden, are undefeated against the Warrriors this season — but there still isn’t any reason for concern for the odds-on favorites. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
A Golden State Warriors fan celebrates a Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) three pointer during Game 2 of the NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on June 4, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors get their way with schedule for title defense

The Golden State Warriors play their first game, defending their title second…

A Golden State Warriors fan celebrates a Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) three pointer during Game 2 of the NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on June 4, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Paul George could’ve been a member of the Golden State Warriors. But the Indiana Pacers’ asking price was too high. (Leah Klafczynski/Akron Beacon Journal/TNS)

Warriors turned down offer for Paul George

Before the Oklahoma City Thunder threw a massive welcome party for one…

Paul George could’ve been a member of the Golden State Warriors. But the Indiana Pacers’ asking price was too high. (Leah Klafczynski/Akron Beacon Journal/TNS)
Kevin Durant, seen here in January, and his former teammate Andre Roberson exchanged words Saturday in Oklahoma City. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors thrive in front of angry OKC crowd

After the Oklahoma City Thunder drained back-to-back 3-pointers late in the third…

Kevin Durant, seen here in January, and his former teammate Andre Roberson exchanged words Saturday in Oklahoma City. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Kevin Durant scored 40 points on just 16 shots against his old team, the Oklahoma City Thunder, on Wednesday. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Kevin Durant goes off as Warriors down the Thunder

OAKLAND — Facing his old club for the second time, Kevin Durant…

Kevin Durant scored 40 points on just 16 shots against his old team, the Oklahoma City Thunder, on Wednesday. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) watches a three point shot swish against the Oklahoma City Thunder at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on November 3, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Kevin Durant was simply magnificent against Oklahoma City

This is what the Warriors wanted and the fans, Warriors Nation, if…

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) watches a three point shot swish against the Oklahoma City Thunder at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on November 3, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Kevin Durant changed the NBA landscape by joining the Golden State Warriors on the Fourth of July. (Sue Ogrocki/AP)

Durant, Dubs and dreams: ‘Not one, not two, not three …’

Geez, did you ever think renouncing the rights to Fetus Ezeli would…

Kevin Durant changed the NBA landscape by joining the Golden State Warriors on the Fourth of July. (Sue Ogrocki/AP)
Draymond Green and LeBron James had a dustup in Game 4 of the NBA finals. (Ron Schwane/AP)

More Green nonsense arises as Warriors take 3-1 series lead

CLEVELAND — This is a day the Warriors and their fans should be…

Draymond Green and LeBron James had a dustup in Game 4 of the NBA finals. (Ron Schwane/AP)
Stephen Curry dunks during practice on Wednesday. The Warriors host the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Champs face tougher challenge in LeBron, Cavs this time

You wanted it. ABC wanted it. The NBA sure as heck wanted…

Stephen Curry dunks during practice on Wednesday. The Warriors host the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) shoots against Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams during the second half of Game 7 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals in Oakland on Monday. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Curry punishes OKC big men, Dubs advance

OAKLAND — The days of successfully switching a big man onto Stephen…

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) shoots against Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams during the second half of Game 7 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals in Oakland on Monday. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) celebrates after Game 7 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals against the Oklahoma City Thunder in Oakland on Monday. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Familiar feeling returns to Warriors fans at Oracle

It was Steph. It was defense. It was Shaun. It was the…

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) celebrates after Game 7 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals against the Oklahoma City Thunder in Oakland on Monday. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30 shoots over Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka (9) as forward Kevin Durant (35) and center Andrew Bogut (12) look on during the second half in Game 6 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals in Oklahoma City, Saturday, May 28, 2016. The Warriors won 108-101. (Sue Ogrocki/AP)

Warriors know Game 7 back home for Finals trip won’t be easy

OAKLAND — After a record 73 wins and a memorable Game 6…

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30 shoots over Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka (9) as forward Kevin Durant (35) and center Andrew Bogut (12) look on during the second half in Game 6 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals in Oklahoma City, Saturday, May 28, 2016. The Warriors won 108-101. (Sue Ogrocki/AP)