Steve Kerr

Kevin Durant leaves the floor after being ejected in the first half of the Golden State Warriors' 116-107 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday night. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors officially surrender No. 1 seed on Kevin Durant’s short night

OAKLAND — After missing the previous six games, Kevin Durant’s return to…

Kevin Durant leaves the floor after being ejected in the first half of the Golden State Warriors' 116-107 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday night. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors center JaVale McGee (1) lays the ball up against the Utah Jazz at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Dec. 27. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors show how bleak life can be without a team of All Stars

Stephen Curry will be re-evaluated in three weeks. Draymond Green and Kevin…

Golden State Warriors center JaVale McGee (1) lays the ball up against the Utah Jazz at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Dec. 27. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Stephen Curry will be back in action for the Warriors on Friday, barring any unforeseen setbacks. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors ‘comfortable’ in belief they’ll find rhythm for playoffs

The Golden State Warriors are in an interesting position: They’re hurt with…

Stephen Curry will be back in action for the Warriors on Friday, barring any unforeseen setbacks. (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)

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)
Carlos Hyde is gone after signing with the Cleveland Browns on Wednesday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

There’s been no shortage of madness this March

Get your Boss Buttons ready, day-jobbers … It’s that thrilling time of…

Carlos Hyde is gone after signing with the Cleveland Browns on Wednesday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to 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)
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)
The NBA is well-positioned to fix the problems surrounding the NCAA and college basketball. Hopefully it takes necessary action. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

NBA should kill the NCAA, fix basketball

The NCAA is in the news for the same two reasons the…

The NBA is well-positioned to fix the problems surrounding the NCAA and college basketball. Hopefully it takes necessary action. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Steve Kerr in March of 2018. (Photo by Joel Angel Juarez / Special to S.F. Examiner)

‘We’re all going through something’ — Kerr praises Love for Players’ Tribune essay

OAKLAND — Before the Golden State Warriors hosted the Brooklyn Nets, Steve…

Steve Kerr in March of 2018. (Photo by Joel Angel Juarez / 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)
Steve Kerr had some fun at President Donald Trump's expense on Thursday in Washington. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Steve Kerr jokes about President Trump getting confused in gun control debate

WASHINGTON — The Golden State Warriors were very careful to not address…

Steve Kerr had some fun at President Donald Trump's expense on Thursday in Washington. (Jacob C. Palmer/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)
Steve Kerr is once again handing the reins to his players. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

‘That’s their event’ — Kerr defers to players on reported alternative plans for DC trip

OAKLAND — On the heels of an ESPN report that the Warriors…

Steve Kerr is once again handing the reins to his players. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)