Steve Kerr

Steve Kerr in March of 2018. (Photo by Joel Angel Juarez / Special to S.F. Examiner)

Golden State Warriors: Steve Kerr contract extension talks will begin soon

OAKLAND — Steve Kerr’s contract extension will happen on his time, and…

Steve Kerr in March of 2018. (Photo by Joel Angel Juarez / 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 guard Klay Thompson (11) shoots a three pointer 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: Iguodala is out, Klay Thompson a game-time decision for Golden State Warriors in Game 2

OAKLAND -- Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala (left lateral leg contusion,…

Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson (11) shoots a three pointer 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 head coach Steve Kerr addresses the media in March of 2018.

NBA Finals: Steve Kerr talks Andre Iguodala, Patrick McCaw could see increased minutes

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vB_etoWq31I&width=550&height=309[/embedyt] OAKLAND -- The logos on the floor are different. The…

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr addresses the media in March of 2018.
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)
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)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevon Looney (5) attempts to block a shot by Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon (10) 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)

Warriors Notebook: Resistance isn’t so futile

Just after Stephen Curry got going with his first three of the…

Golden State Warriors forward Kevon Looney (5) attempts to block a shot by Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon (10) 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)
The Houston Rockets shouldn't count on Stephen Curry to have a second off night when the Warriors return home to Oracle Arena on Sunday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Gorcey: It’s a fool’s bet to wager against the Warriors

Stephen Curry had just finished the second of his worst two shooting…

The Houston Rockets shouldn't count on Stephen Curry to have a second off night when the Warriors return home to Oracle Arena on Sunday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevon Looney (5) and Houston Rockets forward Luc Mbah a Moute (12) battle for a loose ball at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on October 17, 2017. Looney will likely start in place of the injured Andre Iguodala. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

The Hamptons Five: To start or not to start for Kerr and Golden State?

HOUSTON -- For the past three games, Golden State Warriors head coach…

Golden State Warriors forward Kevon Looney (5) and Houston Rockets forward Luc Mbah a Moute (12) battle for a loose ball at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on October 17, 2017. Looney will likely start in place of the injured Andre Iguodala. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevon Looney (5) and Houston Rockets forward Luc Mbah a Moute (12) battle for a loose ball at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on October 17, 2017. Looney will likely start in place of the injured Andre Iguodala. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevon Looney (5) and Houston Rockets forward Luc Mbah a Moute (12) battle for a loose ball at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on October 17, 2017. Looney will likely start in place of the injured Andre Iguodala. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Steve Kerr told Nick Young to be ready before Monday's Western Conference Finals opener at Houston. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Golden State Warriors: Nick Young had the strangest dream before Game 1

HOUSTON -- On Sunday -- the eve of the Western Conference Finals against…

Steve Kerr told Nick Young to be ready before Monday's Western Conference Finals opener at Houston. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Steve Kerr in March of 2018. (Photo by Joel Angel Juarez / Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors have ‘appropriate fear’ headed into road opener of Western Conference Finals

HOUSTON — The Golden State Warriors chose health over wins during the…

Steve Kerr in March of 2018. (Photo by Joel Angel Juarez / Special to S.F. Examiner)
Klay Thompson, seen here on April 12, 2018, grew up idolizing Kobe Bryant. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Bonta Hill: Golden State Warriors Keys to the Western Conference Finals

Over the weekend, I’m not going to need any caffeine to wake…

Klay Thompson, seen here on April 12, 2018, grew up idolizing Kobe Bryant. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors couldn't overcome a tough travel schedule and win in Denver on Saturday night. (Hector Amezcua/Sacramento Bee/TNS)

Golden State Warriors advance to Western Conference Finals behind third-quarter blitz

OAKLAND — Less than two minutes into the third quarter, after Kevin…

Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors couldn't overcome a tough travel schedule and win in Denver on Saturday night. (Hector Amezcua/Sacramento Bee/TNS)
Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr, seen here in December,  insists he isn’t worried about Draymond Green’s slew of injuries this season. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Golden State Warriors: Steve Kerr compares Death Lineup to Bulls

OAKLAND -- The Golden State Warriors held optional practice on Monday, and…

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr, seen here in December,  insists he isn’t worried about Draymond Green’s slew of injuries this season. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green, seen here on January 25, was injured on Monday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors to take extra precautions after Draymond Green death threat

OAKLAND -- After Monday's death-threat tweet directed at forward Draymond Green from…

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green, seen here on January 25, was injured on Monday. (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)

Warriors take commanding 3-1 series lead behind Death Lineup in New Orleans

Steve Kerr has sent out three different starting lineups in the first…

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)
Warriors All-Star Stephen Curry returned to the starting lineup on Friday, but scored just 19 points in the Warriors' loss. (Stan Olszewski/2017 Special to S.F. Examiner)
Warriors All-Star Stephen Curry returned to the starting lineup on Friday, but scored just 19 points in the Warriors' loss. (Stan Olszewski/2017 Special to S.F. Examiner)
Draymond Green throws down a dunk in the Warriors' 123-101 win over the New Orleans Pelicans in Game 1 of the Western Conference Semifinals at Oracle Arena on Saturday, April 28, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Draymond, Klay bury Pelicans as Curry rests

OAKLAND — Midway through the second quarter of the Warriors’ Game 1…

Draymond Green throws down a dunk in the Warriors' 123-101 win over the New Orleans Pelicans in Game 1 of the Western Conference Semifinals at Oracle Arena on Saturday, April 28, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Center Javale McGee drives to the basket for two as the Golden State Warriors take on the San Antonio Spurs in game one of the opening round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Oracle Arena on April 14, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Old Warriors show up, bully Spurs to open title defense

OAKLAND — Less than an hour before the Golden State Warriors began…

Center Javale McGee drives to the basket for two as the Golden State Warriors take on the San Antonio Spurs in game one of the opening round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Oracle Arena on April 14, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)