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

As they go through the motions, Warriors keep big picture in mind

Amid the crush of fans who had spilled onto the court in…

Steve Kerr told Nick Young to be ready before Monday's Western Conference Finals opener at Houston. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Quinn Cook shoots during the 2017-18 season. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Quinn Cook, Shaun Livingston ace unenviable assignment for Warriors

OAKLAND — After Quinn Cook fouled out in the closing minutes on…

Quinn Cook shoots during the 2017-18 season. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry pushes the ball down the court against the LA Clippers at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, on February 22, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Homecourt advantage doesn’t matter, Warriors getting Steph healthy is top priority

The Golden State Warriors are having another fantastic season, well on their…

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry pushes the ball down the court against the LA Clippers at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, on February 22, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/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)
Jordan Bell screams in frustration after injuring his ankle against the Brooklyn Nets last week. (Joel Angel Juarez/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors rookie Jordan Bell reflects on life after college

Jordan Bell was high above the Pacific Ocean when he first began…

Jordan Bell screams in frustration after injuring his ankle against the Brooklyn Nets last week. (Joel Angel Juarez/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Kevin Durant took over after Stephen Curry went down with an injury on Thursday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Another ankle injury for Stephen Curry casts shadow over Warriors’ win and future

OAKLAND — Before the Golden State Warriors’ 110-107 win over the San…

Kevin Durant took over after Stephen Curry went down with an injury on Thursday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Andre Iguodala wasn’t here for the low period of the Warriors. But he’s been an important part of the franchise’s rise in recent years. (Joel Angel Juarez/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors hit 50-win plateau for 5th consecutive season

OAKLAND — Near the close of the opening quarter on Tuesday night,…

Andre Iguodala wasn’t here for the low period of the Warriors. But he’s been an important part of the franchise’s rise in recent years. (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)
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…

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)
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)

Warriors recall time spent in DC with underprivileged youth

WASHINGTON — The Warriors had a day off on Tuesday but didn’t…

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)
Steve Kerr has been pleased with the Warriors defense since the All Star break. That’s a welcome change for Golden State. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Whatever funk the Warriors were in, they’re out of it now

WASHINGTON — It wasn't a perfect game for the Golden State Warriors. But…

Steve Kerr has been pleased with the Warriors defense since the All Star break. That’s a welcome change for Golden State. (Stan Olszewski/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)

Warriors need roughly 24-percent effort to beat Knicks

NEW YORK — The Warriors followed a familiar script on Monday night…

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 carries the championship trophy during the Golden State Warriors and the City of Oakland parade honoring the 2017 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors in Oakland, Calif. Thursday, June 15, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Warriors refuse to feed troll president ahead of DC visit

WASHINGTON — Don’t feed the trolls. It’s a phrase that’s been in the…

Stephen Curry carries the championship trophy during the Golden State Warriors and the City of Oakland parade honoring the 2017 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors in Oakland, Calif. Thursday, June 15, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Kevin Durant netted 50 points on Wednesday, but the Golden State Warriors couldn’t beat the Portland Trail Blazers. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

What you need to know from Kevin Durant’s wasted 50-point outing in Portland

Not even Kevin Durant playing with a cheat code could save the…

Kevin Durant netted 50 points on Wednesday, but the Golden State Warriors couldn’t beat the Portland Trail Blazers. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Draymond Green led most of the Golden State Warriors' huddles on Monday against the Phoenix Suns. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Players’ night: Steve Kerr gets creative to wake up the Warriors

OAKLAND — Midway through the opening quarter of the Golden State Warriors’…

Draymond Green led most of the Golden State Warriors' huddles on Monday against the Phoenix Suns. (Jacob C. Palmer/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)
David West defends Elfrid Payton in the fourth quarter of Monday's blowout over the Phoenix Suns. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Warriors toy with, destroy Suns

OAKLAND — The Golden State Warriors beat the Phoenix Suns, 129-83, on…

David West defends Elfrid Payton in the fourth quarter of Monday's blowout over the Phoenix Suns. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) and forward Draymond Green (23) block San Antonio Spurs forward Kyle Anderson (1) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. (Photo by Joel Angel Juarez / Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors rise above undermanned Spurs

OAKLAND — Kawhi Leonard has played fewer than 10 games since he…

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) and forward Draymond Green (23) block San Antonio Spurs forward Kyle Anderson (1) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. (Photo by Joel Angel Juarez / Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) watches his jump shot sink in the basket against the Dallas Mavericks at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, on February 8, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors (sort of) end slide by taking care of overmatched Mavs

OAKLAND — Golden State fans hoping for a show of force on…

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) watches his jump shot sink in the basket against the Dallas Mavericks at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, on February 8, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Draymond Green and the Golden State Warriors have struggled on the defensive side of the ball lately and there’s no easy solution to that problem. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors struggling isn’t unprecedented — not having an excuse is

The NBA — the one that was ruined by the dominance of…

Draymond Green and the Golden State Warriors have struggled on the defensive side of the ball lately and there’s no easy solution to that problem. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)