Steve Kerr

Golden State Warriors center Zaza Pachulia (27) is challenged by LA Clippers guard Tyrone Wallace (12) at the basket at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, on February 22, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

With JaVale rising and Bell returning, Zaza may be out of luck

OAKLAND — With 1:11 left in the opening quarter on Thursday night,…

Golden State Warriors center Zaza Pachulia (27) is challenged by LA Clippers guard Tyrone Wallace (12) at the basket at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, on February 22, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Patrick McCaw has had a rough sophomore season. On Wednesday, the Warriors announced he would be out for at least four weeks with a broken left wrist. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Patrick McCaw to miss four weeks with broken wrist

The Golden State Warriors will be without Patrick McCaw for at least…

Patrick McCaw has had a rough sophomore season. On Wednesday, the Warriors announced he would be out for at least four weeks with a broken left wrist. (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)
Draymond Green is out but Patrick McCaw is back for Monday night's game against the Phoenix Suns. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Warriors notebook: Kerr on McCaw’s demotion, the new-look Cavs and underestimating Draymond

OAKLAND — Patrick McCaw will be playing in his fifth game in…

Draymond Green is out but Patrick McCaw is back for Monday night's game against the Phoenix Suns. (Jacob C. Palmer/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 Draymond Green (23) looks for an open teammate during a NBA game against the Dallas Mavericks at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, on February 8, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Draymond Green is too smart to not learn from latest problems with officials

The heart and soul of the Golden State Warriors, Draymond Green, has…

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) looks for an open teammate during a NBA game against the Dallas Mavericks at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, on February 8, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to 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 Draymond Green (23) yells at referee David Jones (36) after being fouled at the rim by the Dallas Mavericks at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, on February 8, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Draymond Green, Warriors technically have a problem

OAKLAND — The Golden State Warriors lead the NBA in technical fouls…

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) yells at referee David Jones (36) after being fouled at the rim by the Dallas Mavericks at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, on February 8, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Patrick McCaw has struggled in his sophomore season and will play with the G-League Santa Cruz Warriors this weekend. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Trade deadline looms for fringe Warriors

OAKLAND — About 1 p.m. on Wednesday, less than 24 hours before…

Patrick McCaw has struggled in his sophomore season and will play with the G-League Santa Cruz Warriors this weekend. (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)
Steve Kerr is coaching game No. 300 on Tuesday night. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Approaching 300 games, Kerr jokes that he didn’t know what he was doing when he joined Warriors

OAKLAND — Before Steve Kerr coached his 300th NBA game against the Oklahoma…

Steve Kerr is coaching game No. 300 on Tuesday night. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder had plenty to smile about on Tuesday night at Oracle Arena. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Warriors hit new low in loss to Thunder

OAKLAND — The Golden State Warriors never led in their game against…

Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder had plenty to smile about on Tuesday night at Oracle Arena. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
The Sacramento Kings' Vince Carter (15) steals the ball against the Golden State Warriors in the first half at Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, Calif., on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. (Hector Amezcua/Sacramento Bee/TNS)

Warriors focus on re-enforcing good habits to overcome pre-All Star break doldrums

OAKLAND — The Golden State Warriors are just like anyone else looking…

The Sacramento Kings' Vince Carter (15) steals the ball against the Golden State Warriors in the first half at Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, Calif., on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. (Hector Amezcua/Sacramento Bee/TNS)
Bob Myers gets his work done during the summer, so the trade deadline is largely uneventful for the Golden State Warriors. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

LeBron rumor saves Warriors from another boring trade deadline

OAKLAND — As the trade deadline nears, Golden State’s rivals are sputtering…

Bob Myers gets his work done during the summer, so the trade deadline is largely uneventful for the Golden State Warriors. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Jordan Bell (2) attempts to block a lay up by Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on October 17, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Steve Kerr accidentally tweets about James Harden, reportedly avoids fine

SACRAMENTO — Steve Kerr made a critical-yet-common mistake that wasn't possible when…

Golden State Warriors forward Jordan Bell (2) attempts to block a lay up by Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on October 17, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The Sacramento Kings' De'Aaron Fox (5) drives to the basket against the Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry (30) in the first quarter at Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, Calif., on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. (Hector Amezcua/Sacramento Bee/TNS)

Warriors win ugly in Sacramento, yearn for All Star break

SACRAMENTO — It wasn't pretty. The nasty test left from the worst…

The Sacramento Kings' De'Aaron Fox (5) drives to the basket against the Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry (30) in the first quarter at Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, Calif., on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. (Hector Amezcua/Sacramento Bee/TNS)
Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr coaches Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) during a Utah Jazz free throw attempt at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on December 27, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Steve Kerr on if he wants to coach LeBron: ‘Are you really going to ask that?’

OAKLAND — NBA Twitter was set on fire late Wednesday night when…

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr coaches Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) during a Utah Jazz free throw attempt at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on December 27, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) hangs out during a time out against the Minnesota Timberwolves at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on January 25, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Don’t look now but Steph Curry is peaking

OAKLAND — Early in November, after Stephen Curry nearly posted a triple…

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) hangs out during a time out against the Minnesota Timberwolves at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on January 25, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Relations between NBA players and officials have devolved this season and the league wants to fix that. But it might be time to accept it as a part of the game. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

NBA attempts to solve its most intractable problem

The NBA has an officiating problem. That isn’t news. It has for…

Relations between NBA players and officials have devolved this season and the league wants to fix that. But it might be time to accept it as a part of the game. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)