Stephen Curry

Kevin Durant received a standing ovation from the crowd at Oracle Arena on Wednesday after becoming the second-youngest player in NBA history to reach 20,000. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Kevin Durant ascends into legendary company in loss

OAKLAND — Kevin Durant glided down the floor, crossed over Montrezl Harrell,…

Kevin Durant received a standing ovation from the crowd at Oracle Arena on Wednesday after becoming the second-youngest player in NBA history to reach 20,000. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Steph Curry scored 32 points on Monday and still had a relatively down night. (Joel Angel Juarez / Special to S.F. Examiner)

Steph Curry nets 32 on a down night vs. Nuggets

OAKLAND — How high are the expectations Stephen Curry has established for…

Steph Curry scored 32 points on Monday and still had a relatively down night. (Joel Angel Juarez / Special to S.F. Examiner)
Stephen Curry has said he wants to have an ownership stake in his hometown Carolina Panthers, and he’s serious about it. (Andy Jacobsohn/Dallas Morning News/TNS)

Steph Curry doubles down on desire to own Panthers

OAKLAND — No, seriously, Stephen Curry wants to buy a share of…

Stephen Curry has said he wants to have an ownership stake in his hometown Carolina Panthers, and he’s serious about it. (Andy Jacobsohn/Dallas Morning News/TNS)
Stephen Curry, shown on Jan. 3, punctuated his spectacular road trip with a 45-point onslaught on Saturday afternoon. (Andy Jacobsohn/Dallas Morning News/TNS)

What you need to know from the Warriors’ lopsided win over the Clippers

Stephen Curry dropped 45 points on the Los Angeles Clippers and the…

Stephen Curry, shown on Jan. 3, punctuated his spectacular road trip with a 45-point onslaught on Saturday afternoon. (Andy Jacobsohn/Dallas Morning News/TNS)
Stephen Curry, seen here Oct. 17, continued his incredible play since returning from injury against the Houston Rockets on Thursday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

What you need to know from the Warriors’ frenetic win over the Rockets

Even with Kevin Durant and James Harden missing out, the Golden State…

Stephen Curry, seen here Oct. 17, continued his incredible play since returning from injury against the Houston Rockets on Thursday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Stephen Curry hit the game winner in another incredible performance coming off injury, but it wasn’t all pretty for the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday in Dallas. (Andy Jacobsohn/Dallas Morning News/TNS)

What you need to know from the Warriors’ precarious win over the Mavs

Even after the Golden State Warriors squandered a 10-point advantage in the…

Stephen Curry hit the game winner in another incredible performance coming off injury, but it wasn’t all pretty for the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday in Dallas. (Andy Jacobsohn/Dallas Morning News/TNS)
Stephen Curry. shown on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, sprained his right ankle again on Wednesday. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Curry lights up Oracle Arena on 1st day back at school

OAKLAND — On Stephen Curry’s way to Oracle Arena, where he’d drop…

Stephen Curry. shown on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, sprained his right ankle again on Wednesday. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) prepares to shoot during pregame of an NBA basketball game against Toronto Raptors at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Kerr on Curry: ‘I think he’s done everything possible to get himself ready’

OAKALND — With Stephen Curry’s near-month long absence set to conclude, his…

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) prepares to shoot during pregame of an NBA basketball game against Toronto Raptors at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Stephen Curry is on the verge of rejoining the Warriors. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Kerr says Curry ‘most likely’ will play Saturday

OAKLAND —  Warriors head coach Steve Kerr expects to have Stephen Curry…

Stephen Curry is on the verge of rejoining the Warriors. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
After cheering on his teammates from the second row of the bench for the last couple weeks, Stephen Curry is set to return to action on Saturday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors fall flat on Curry Eve

OAKLAND — Before the Golden State Warriors slumped to a 111-100 loss…

After cheering on his teammates from the second row of the bench for the last couple weeks, Stephen Curry is set to return to action on Saturday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
After cheering on his teammates from the second row of the bench for the last couple weeks, Stephen Curry is set to return to action on Saturday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors indicate Steph Curry will be back on Saturday

OAKLAND — The Golden State Warriors have mostly survived their stint without…

After cheering on his teammates from the second row of the bench for the last couple weeks, Stephen Curry is set to return to action on Saturday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Stephen Curry warmed up but didn’t play on Christmas, when the Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers at Oracle Arena. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Warriors make most of Curry-less Christmas

OAKLAND — As Kevin Durant lined up a 26-footer late in the…

Stephen Curry warmed up but didn’t play on Christmas, when the Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers at Oracle Arena. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Steve Kerr said Stephen Curry tested his side-to-side motion on Wednesday for the first time since suffering a sprained ankle. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Steve Kerr provides update for injured Warriors: Draymond, Zaza, Steph advance in healing process

OAKLAND — Five members of the Golden State Warriors will miss Wednesday's…

Steve Kerr said Stephen Curry tested his side-to-side motion on Wednesday for the first time since suffering a sprained ankle. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The Golden State Warriors lead the NBA in blocked shots and have stepped up their defense as they deal with injuries. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors ratchet up focus on defense with stars out

OAKLAND — The Golden State Warriors have gotten pretty good at playing without…

The Golden State Warriors lead the NBA in blocked shots and have stepped up their defense as they deal with injuries. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) steals the ball from Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on October 17, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Steph Curry will miss Christmas game against Cavs

When Stephen Curry sprained his ankle at the end of their win…

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) steals the ball from Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on October 17, 2017. (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)
Golden State Warriors Stephen Curry, shown on October 29, 2017, is progressing "well," according to head coach Steve Kerr. (Daniel Kim/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Curry ‘coming along well,’ Green and Pachulia to miss out vs. Blazers

OAKLAND — After Stephen Curry was spotted getting a workout in at…

Golden State Warriors Stephen Curry, shown on October 29, 2017, is progressing "well," according to head coach Steve Kerr. (Daniel Kim/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)
Kevin Durant, seen here Dec. 3, was ejected from Monday’s game against the New Orleans Pelicans. (David Santiago/Miami Herald/TNS)

Warriors roar back from being down 21 but Curry sprains ankle

The Golden State Warriors surmounted a 21-point first-half deficit but lost Stephen…

Kevin Durant, seen here Dec. 3, was ejected from Monday’s game against the New Orleans Pelicans. (David Santiago/Miami Herald/TNS)