Steve Kerr

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)
Harrison Barnes has grown as a player and as a social activist since leaving the Golden State Warriors. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Harrison Barnes has grown as a player and as a social activist since leaving the Golden State Warriors. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson (11) reacts to a three pointer against the Houston Rockets at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on October 17, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Is Klay switching it up with Steph out? Steve Kerr says absolutely not

He's the man famous for saying he wasn't going to "sacrifice shit"…

Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson (11) reacts to a three pointer against the Houston Rockets 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)
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)
Golden State Warriors Kevin Durant (35)  signals to his teammates during a game between the Golden State Warriors and the Detroit Pistons in Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. Sunday, October 29, 2017. (Daniel Kim/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors weather late storm to conclude club’s 1st 6-0 road trip

Kevin Durant produced such a virtuoso performance that Stephen Curry had to…

Golden State Warriors Kevin Durant (35)  signals to his teammates during a game between the Golden State Warriors and the Detroit Pistons in Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. Sunday, October 29, 2017. (Daniel Kim/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)
Stephen Curry scored 30 points on Sunday, when the Golden State Warriors blew out the Miami Heat. (David Santiago/Miami Herald/TNS)

Warriors soak up the sun, cool the Heat

It’s a familiar story for the 2017-18 Golden State Warriors: On Sunday,…

Stephen Curry scored 30 points on Sunday, when the Golden State Warriors blew out the Miami Heat. (David Santiago/Miami Herald/TNS)
Stephen Curry, seen here Nov. 11, improved his jump shot in overtime after struggling for most of the contest on Wednesday. (Daniel Kim/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors, Steph Curry hit shots when they need to, beat tough Lakers squad

Two shots was all Stephen Curry needed. The former back-to-back MVP made…

Stephen Curry, seen here Nov. 11, improved his jump shot in overtime after struggling for most of the contest on Wednesday. (Daniel Kim/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The Warriors are experimenting with rotations and will play Jordan Bell more in the future. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors utilize early season to take ‘Strength in Numbers’ to new level

OAKLAND — When you’ve been to the NBA Finals for three straight…

The Warriors are experimenting with rotations and will play Jordan Bell more in the future. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Willie Cauley-Stein dunks during the second half of the Sacramento Kings VS Golden State Warriors game at Oakland's Oracle Arena on Monday, November 27th, 2017. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors’ loss to Kings opens Steve Kerr to poorly conceived criticism

OAKLAND — Amazing what can happen when a team is without its…

Willie Cauley-Stein dunks during the second half of the Sacramento Kings VS Golden State Warriors game at Oakland's Oracle Arena on Monday, November 27th, 2017. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
It’s must-see TV every time the Warriors play in Oklahoma City, even before Kevin Durant spurned the Thunder fanbase. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Can the Warriors deliver another signature moment in Oklahoma City?

The game between the Golden State Warriors and their rival Oklahoma City…

It’s must-see TV every time the Warriors play in Oklahoma City, even before Kevin Durant spurned the Thunder fanbase. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Steve Kerr is coaching game No. 300 on Tuesday night. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Steph Curry, Warriors barrel past 76ers thanks to explosive 3rd quarter

The Golden State Warriors outscored the Philadelphia 76ers by 32 points in…

Steve Kerr is coaching game No. 300 on Tuesday night. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Boston Celtics forward Al Horford celebrates late in the game against the Orlando Magic on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017 at the Amway Center in Orlando, Fla. Boston won the game, 104-88. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel/TNS)

Warriors surrender pair of 17-point leads as 7-game win streak ends in Boston

On a night when the Golden State Warriors were held to a…

Boston Celtics forward Al Horford celebrates late in the game against the Orlando Magic on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017 at the Amway Center in Orlando, Fla. Boston won the game, 104-88. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel/TNS)
Kevin Durant, seen here Nov. 13th, saved the day for the Warriors on Saturday. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors roll past Magic as Curry rests

OAKLAND — On a night when Stephen Curry never emerged from the locker…

Kevin Durant, seen here Nov. 13th, saved the day for the Warriors on Saturday. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The Warriors are only as good as the sum of their parts, and they need Kevin Durant to win another title. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Don’t believe the hype: Warriors need KD

The Golden State Warriors served the Minnesota Timberwolves a hot slice of…

The Warriors are only as good as the sum of their parts, and they need Kevin Durant to win another title. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Steve Kerr is coaching game No. 300 on Tuesday night. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

No Durant, no problem — Warriors fly past Wolves

OAKLAND — Stephen Curry sauntered toward the bench just inside the final…

Steve Kerr is coaching game No. 300 on Tuesday night. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)