Stephen Curry

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…

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)
The Golden State Warriors unveil their 2017-18 NBA Championship banner before the game against the Oklahoma City Thunder at Oracle Arena in Oakland on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Warriors celebrate 2017-18 Championship, win season opener

The Golden State Warriors celebrated their 2017-18 Championship in style by receiving…

The Golden State Warriors unveil their 2017-18 NBA Championship banner before the game against the Oklahoma City Thunder at Oracle Arena in Oakland on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) passes the ball against Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) during Game 5 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on June 12, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Lakers edge Warriors in entertaining Las Vegas bout

Shortly after Steve Kerr was discussing the buffets in Las Vegas on…

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) passes the ball against Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) during Game 5 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on June 12, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Stephen Curry scored 28 points in 27 minutes in his first game back from MCL injury. What will he do tonight? (Emma Marie Chiang/2017 Special to S.F. Examiner)

Stephen Curry already in midseason form as Warriors still need to iron out final two roster spots

OAKLAND -- With just over 11 minutes left in the third quarter…

Stephen Curry scored 28 points in 27 minutes in his first game back from MCL injury. What will he do tonight? (Emma Marie Chiang/2017 Special to S.F. Examiner)
Kevin Durant (#35) smiles to the crowd as the Golden State Warriors went up against the Minnesota Timberwolves at Oracle Arena on Saturday Sept. 29. Durant turned 30 this day. (Mitchell Mylius / Special to S.F. Examiner)

Birthday boy Kevin Durant, Golden State Warriors core four already in mid-season form

By C.J. Peterson Special to S.F. Examiner OAKLAND -- They say it’s…

Kevin Durant (#35) smiles to the crowd as the Golden State Warriors went up against the Minnesota Timberwolves at Oracle Arena on Saturday Sept. 29. Durant turned 30 this day. (Mitchell Mylius / Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) handles the ball against the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game 1 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 31, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Bonta Hill: Golden State Warriors are anything but dull

Shortly after Kevin Durant all but single-handedly ended the Cleveland Cavaliers’ season…

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) handles the ball against the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game 1 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 31, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
LeBron James and Stephen Curry take more than 7,000 steps per game, and when they land on a single leg they exert on their knees force up to three times their body weight. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

LeBron James vs Stephen Curry

You watch the ball. I watch the knees. Here’s what I see…

LeBron James and Stephen Curry take more than 7,000 steps per game, and when they land on a single leg they exert on their knees force up to three times their body weight. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Stephen Curry shoots one of his 15 three-pointers in Game 4 of the NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers. (Ryan Gorcey / SF Examiner)

NBA Finals: Led by Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors win third title in four years

CLEVELAND -- The Golden State Warriors never played to their full potential.…

Stephen Curry shoots one of his 15 three-pointers in Game 4 of the NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers. (Ryan Gorcey / SF Examiner)
Golden State Warriors center Jordan Bell (2) reacts to getting hit in the jaw by the Houston Rockets during Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 22, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

NBA Finals Game 4: Cleveland Cavaliers can’t match Warriors’ depth

CLEVELAND -- While Jordan Bell was down in Los Angeles this past…

Golden State Warriors center Jordan Bell (2) reacts to getting hit in the jaw by the Houston Rockets during Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 22, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Kevin Durant, seen here in February, is the odds-on favorite to win the NBA Finals MVP. (Joel Angel Juarez/Special to S.F. Examiner)

NBA Finals: No more chaos for the Golden State Warriors headed into Game 4 against LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sqEmXIdowJA&width=550&height=506[/embedyt] CLEVELAND -- With LeBron James's seemingly fatalistic comments on Wednesday,…

Kevin Durant, seen here in February, is the odds-on favorite to win the NBA Finals MVP. (Joel Angel Juarez/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) takes the ball to the basket against the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game 1 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 31, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

NBA Finals: Warriors take 3-0 series lead behind a massive night from Kevin Durant

CLEVELAND -- The Golden State Warriors had a lot of warts and…

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) takes the ball to the basket against the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game 1 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 31, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) handles the ball against the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game 1 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 31, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Bonta Hill: Steph Curry comes up short in the Finals? Not a chance

There’s this notion that Stephen Curry has come up small on the…

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) handles the ball against the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game 1 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 31, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry buries a three-pointer from beyond the arc against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game two of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. on June 3, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

NBA Finals: Stephen Curry goes off for 16 in fourth quarter as Warriors take 2-0 lead

OAKLAND -- In Game 1 of the NBA Finals, LeBron James was transcendent.…

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry buries a three-pointer from beyond the arc against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game two of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. on June 3, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) reacts to a foul called on him during Game 1 of the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 31, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) reacts to a foul called on him during Game 1 of the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 31, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) drives to the basket against the Houston Rockets during Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 26, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Golden State Warriors ride third quarter to a rematch with the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals

The Golden State Warriors had been here before. A team that had…

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) drives to the basket against the Houston Rockets during Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 26, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson (11) shoots a three pointer against the Houston Rockets during Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 26, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Golden State Warriors, Klay Thompson send Western Conference Finals back to Houston

OAKLAND — After a James Harden air ball with 9:43 to go…

Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson (11) shoots a three pointer against the Houston Rockets during Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 26, 2018. (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)
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)
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: Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry earn All-NBA nods

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant and guard Stephen Curry have been named…

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 guard Stephen Curry (30) pushes the ball down the court against the Houston Rockets during Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 22, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors drop Game 4 of Western Conference Finals 95-92

OAKLAND -- Down 94-92 in their own building, after a missed three…

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) pushes the ball down the court against the Houston Rockets during Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 22, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) drives to the 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)

NBA Playoffs: Stephen Curry scores 35 as Golden State Warriors take 2-1 series lead

OAKLAND -- After hitting his second of two three-pointers of the third…

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) drives to the 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)