Steve Kerr

Nick Young will be a Golden State Warrior. (Illustration Andy Yung/S.F. Examiner)

Warriors manage to add more shooting on the cheap

The Golden State Warriors are already NBA champions. But on Wednesday, they…

Nick Young will be a Golden State Warrior. (Illustration Andy Yung/S.F. Examiner)
Draymond Green acknowledges the crowd at Monte Vista High School on Wednesday as Bob Myers, left, and Tim Roye look on. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Surrounded by trophies, Executive and Defensive Player of the Year play up their connection

DANVILLE — Bob Myers was quick to point out their differences from…

Draymond Green acknowledges the crowd at Monte Vista High School on Wednesday as Bob Myers, left, and Tim Roye look on. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
It might take a while before Jordan Bell sees significant minutes. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

The newest Warrior can’t, doesn’t want to escape Draymond comparisons

OAKLAND — Jordan Bell was introduced by the Golden State Warriors on…

It might take a while before Jordan Bell sees significant minutes. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Jordan Bell was a standout for the University of Oregon, he's now a member of the Golden State Warriors. (Courtesy MGoBlog/Flickr)

Warriors buy another high-value second-round pick in Oregon’s Jordan Bell

OAKLAND — The Golden State Warriors front office knew the team needed…

Jordan Bell was a standout for the University of Oregon, he's now a member of the Golden State Warriors. (Courtesy MGoBlog/Flickr)
Draymond Green hypes up Patrick McCaw after the rookie hit a 3-pointer in the first half of the Golden State Warriors' game against the San Antonio Spurs on Monday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Warriors will need to make a move to get a pick

The NBA champion Golden State Warriors don’t have a draft pick in…

Draymond Green hypes up Patrick McCaw after the rookie hit a 3-pointer in the first half of the Golden State Warriors' game against the San Antonio Spurs on Monday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Confetti falls as the Golden State Warriors celebrate beating the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game 5 of the NBA Finals to become NBA Champions at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on June 12, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

From Hamptons to Champions: Key dates that made the 2016-17 Warriors what they are

At this time last year, general manager Bob Myers was admitting to…

Confetti falls as the Golden State Warriors celebrate beating the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game 5 of the NBA Finals to become NBA Champions at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on June 12, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) lays the ball up against the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game 5 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on June 12, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Mr. Reliable: KD-Warriors marriage works better than ever could’ve been imagined

OAKLAND — Three of Kevin Durant’s four best performances of the 2016-17 season…

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) lays the ball up against the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game 5 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on June 12, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala (9) celebrates the Golden State Warriors becoming NBA Champions after beating the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on June 12, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Now and next: The players who carried Golden State to its second title in three years

The Golden State Warriors mantra of “Strength in Numbers” has been repeated…

Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala (9) celebrates the Golden State Warriors becoming NBA Champions after beating the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on June 12, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Before Steve Kerr led the Warriors to two titles, he was a role player on the Chicago Bulls. A single shot in the Finals cemented his NBA legacy forever. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Steve Kerr reflects on the shot that changed his life

By K.C. Johnson | Chicago Tribune Twenty years. When you’re young, that…

Before Steve Kerr led the Warriors to two titles, he was a role player on the Chicago Bulls. A single shot in the Finals cemented his NBA legacy forever. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala (9) celebrates the Golden State Warriors becoming NBA Champions after beating the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on June 12, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Andre Iguodala plays critical role in Dubs title — again

OAKLAND — Kevin Durant was the clear choice for Finals MVP, but…

Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala (9) celebrates the Golden State Warriors becoming NBA Champions after beating the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on June 12, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) celebrates a basket against the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game 5 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on June 12, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Sweet redemption: Warriors become first Bay Area team to win title at home since 1974

OAKLAND — Now inevitability was about to become reality. Fewer  than four…

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) celebrates a basket against the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game 5 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on June 12, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Confetti falls as the Golden State Warriors celebrate beating the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game 5 of the NBA Finals to become NBA Champions at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on June 12, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors complete most successful NBA playoffs run in history

OAKLAND — Stephen Curry dribbled out the shot clock in the final…

Confetti falls as the Golden State Warriors celebrate beating the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game 5 of the NBA Finals to become NBA Champions at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on June 12, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) reacts to a foul called while defending Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) during Game 5 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on June 12, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors redeem themselves against Cavs, win second title in last three years

OAKLAND — Stephen Curry dribbled out the clock of Game 5 of…

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) reacts to a foul called while defending Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) during Game 5 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on June 12, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr and Draymond Green react after a first quarter foul call in Game 4 of the NBA Finals Friday at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. (Phil Masturzo/Akron Beacon Journal)

Cavaliers end Warriors’ pursuit of a perfect postseason

CLEVELAND — The Golden State Warriors took the Cleveland Cavaliers’ best punch…

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr and Draymond Green react after a first quarter foul call in Game 4 of the NBA Finals Friday at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. (Phil Masturzo/Akron Beacon Journal)
Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green argues with Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James while Stephen Curry shoots foul shots during the second quarter in Game 4 of the NBA Finals Friday at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland.  (Leah Klafczynski/Akron Beacon Journal)

Cavs beat Warriors by going bonkers from deep, an unsustainable approach

CLEVELAND — Going 16-0 in the postseason was never the goal for…

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green argues with Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James while Stephen Curry shoots foul shots during the second quarter in Game 4 of the NBA Finals Friday at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland.  (Leah Klafczynski/Akron Beacon Journal)
The Cleveland Cavaliers' Iman Shumpert is hammered inside by the Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant during the fourth quarter on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. The Warriors won, 118-113, for a 3-0 series lead. (Phil Masturzo/Akron Beacon Journal/TNS)

KD drains cold-blooded 3, snatches souls of Cavs fans everywhere

CLEVELAND — Midwesterners view sports differently than Californians. Sure, West Coast fans are…

The Cleveland Cavaliers' Iman Shumpert is hammered inside by the Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant during the fourth quarter on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. The Warriors won, 118-113, for a 3-0 series lead. (Phil Masturzo/Akron Beacon Journal/TNS)
Steph Curry. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Steph Curry. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Who will win their first Finals MVP this year? Kevin Durant is leading the race right now, but Stephen Curry could win it with a big Game 4. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Who is the Warriors’ Finals MVP?

CLEVELAND — Soon, the Golden State Warriors will win their second title…

Who will win their first Finals MVP this year? Kevin Durant is leading the race right now, but Stephen Curry could win it with a big Game 4. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr calls out plays during Game 2 of the NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on June 4, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Return of Kerr, Klay’s shooting are welcome sights for Warriors

OAKLAND — One of them hadn’t been seen. The other hadn’t been…

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr calls out plays during Game 2 of the NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on June 4, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) reacts to a loss against the Golden State Warriors during Game 2 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on June 4, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors can’t stop LeBron, settle for Cavs teammates

OAKLAND — How do you stop LeBron James, the unstoppable force of…

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) reacts to a loss against the Golden State Warriors during Game 2 of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on June 4, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)