Rick Barry

The Golden State Warriors added Kevin Durant, but there are bigger questions this team still needs to answer. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Have the Warriors developed a new recipe for a title?

If you alter the main ingredients in a delicious recipe will it…

 

Nate Thurmond, a Hall of Fame center and longtime Golden State Warrior, died Saturday after a short battle with leukemia, the team announced. He was 74. (AP file)

Nate Thurmond remembered by former teammates

Warriors legend Nate Thurmond left behind a flood of memories on Saturday morning,…

 

Steve Kerr may have the deepest, most versatile roster in the NBA, but the Warriors’ inability to keep up with the Oklahoma City Thunder reflects poorly on the second-year coach. (Sue Ogrocki/AP)

Time for Kerr to prove he’s Coach of the Year

There are a long list of reasons why the Warriors are in…

 

Patrick Beverley, left, took a cheap shot at Stephen Curry on Saturday. The Warriors will beat the Rockets either way, so the Dubs might as well sit Curry to protect him from further injury. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Best to sit Curry, discourage dirty Houston Rockets

The first games of playoff series are supposed to be statement games,…

Patrick Beverley, left, took a cheap shot at Stephen Curry on Saturday. The Warriors will beat the Rockets either way, so the Dubs might as well sit Curry to protect him from further injury. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
The Warriors’ championship parade was a sight that many long-suffering fans thought they would never see. (S.F. Examiner/Mike Koozmin)

OH, HAPPY DAY FOR DUBS NATION

Still don’t believe what you just saw, do you? That’s right —a…

The Warriors’ championship parade was a sight that many long-suffering fans thought they would never see. (S.F. Examiner/Mike Koozmin)
Stephen Curry, center, walks past cheering team employees as he carries the Larry O'Brien championship trophy in front of forward Andre Iguodala, lifting the NBA Finals MVP trophy. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Let’s party like it’s 1975

To say the least, I am really looking forward to participating in…

Stephen Curry, center, walks past cheering team employees as he carries the Larry O'Brien championship trophy in front of forward Andre Iguodala, lifting the NBA Finals MVP trophy. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James, center, loses the ball between Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson, left, and forward Harrison Barnes during the first half of Game 1 of basketball's NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, June 4, 2015. The Warriors won 108-100 in overtime. (John G. Mabanglo/EPA Pool via AP)

Barry: Dubs need to treat clincher like another game

For me, Sunday is always a special day. It is a family…

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James, center, loses the ball between Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson, left, and forward Harrison Barnes during the first half of Game 1 of basketball's NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, June 4, 2015. The Warriors won 108-100 in overtime. (John G. Mabanglo/EPA Pool via AP)
Cleveland Cavaliers guard Matthew Dellavedova, bottom, hangs on to the ball under Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry during the first half of Game 5 of basketball's NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, June 14, 2015. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Dirtyvedova is at it again

If the NBA really is concerned about safety, then it will do…

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Matthew Dellavedova, bottom, hangs on to the ball under Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry during the first half of Game 5 of basketball's NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, June 14, 2015. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
Kyle Terada/USA TODAY Sports via APThe Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James

Barry: Let-them-play attitude has set Warriors back

I have been known to be a bit vocal and opinionated over…

Kyle Terada/USA TODAY Sports via APThe Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James
Tony Dejak/AP File photoThe underdog Cavaliers are going to need more than just their star player

Barry: James is great, Warriors are better

The NBA Finals hype has been going on for days now. The…

Tony Dejak/AP File photoThe underdog Cavaliers are going to need more than just their star player
AP File PhotoOne of the biggest similarities between the 1975 Championship Warriors and today's team is the commitment to defense.

Barry: Similarities are many between Warriors, ’75 Champs

Earlier this season, I thoroughly enjoyed spending time with my teammates during…

AP File PhotoOne of the biggest similarities between the 1975 Championship Warriors and today's team is the commitment to defense.
1975 AP file photoWarriors’ George Johnson (52) and Rick Barry (24) double teamed Washington Bullets’ Elvin Hayes and stopped him from making a shot in the Warriors’ NBA Championship victory in 1975.

Barry: Forty years later, '75 title remains vivid

May 25, 1975, was one of the best days of my life.…

1975 AP file photoWarriors’ George Johnson (52) and Rick Barry (24) double teamed Washington Bullets’ Elvin Hayes and stopped him from making a shot in the Warriors’ NBA Championship victory in 1975.
Jeff Chiu/APStephen Curry

Barry: Warriors’ Backcourt Will Be The Difference

Beat the New Orleans Pelicans. Check. Beat the Memphis Grizzlies. Check. It’s…

Jeff Chiu/APStephen Curry
Mark Humphrey/apAfter Saturday night’s loss to a hungry Grizzlies team

Barry: Warriors need work, but don’t fret yet

I didn’t like much of what I saw of the Warriors in…

Mark Humphrey/apAfter Saturday night’s loss to a hungry Grizzlies team
Jeff Chiu/APMembers of the 1975 Warriors celebrate the 40th anniversary of their NBA championship: from left

'75 Warriors see potential greatness in '15 counterparts

A long time has passed since the 1974-75 Warriors popped their corks…

Jeff Chiu/APMembers of the 1975 Warriors celebrate the 40th anniversary of their NBA championship: from left
Jeff Chiu/AP file photoMembers of 1975 Golden State Warriors

’75 champs show what can be done by Warriors

He ran off the court and yelled to no one in particular,…

Jeff Chiu/AP file photoMembers of 1975 Golden State Warriors