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Draymond Green, Stephen Curry and the Warriors asserted their will from the opening tip on Monday, completing their sweep of the Portland Trail Blazers. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Warriors leave no room for doubt, sweep Blazers

Dubs blitz Blazers, cruise to some well-deserved time off PORTLAND, Ore. —…

 

Golden State Warriors guard Ian Clark (21) attacks the basket against the Portland Trail Blazers at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on October 21, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Terry Stotts can only hope Ian Clark — shooting 90 percent vs. Blazers — is due for a regression

OAKLAND — The Portland Trail Blazers have had no answer for Ian Clark…

 

Refs break up a Golden State Warriors and Portland Trail Blazers get in a tussle at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on October 21, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors have plenty of margin for error, Blazers don’t

OAKLAND — After being eliminated in Game 5 of the second round…

 

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry celebrates after scoring against the Portland Trail Blazers during the first half Wednesday in Oakland. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Seasoned Warriors vanquish Portland’s band of upstarts

OAKLAND — The big-little brother dynamic is alive and well in the…

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry celebrates after scoring against the Portland Trail Blazers during the first half Wednesday in Oakland. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Oakland native Damian Lillard had plenty to celebrate in Game 3, when he scored 40 points — going eight-for-13 from 3-point range — with 10 assists and five rebounds. (Craig Mitchelldyer/AP)

Blazers roll over Warriors, make it a series

PORTLAND, Ore. — After outplaying the Golden State Warriors for the first…

Oakland native Damian Lillard had plenty to celebrate in Game 3, when he scored 40 points — going eight-for-13 from 3-point range — with 10 assists and five rebounds. (Craig Mitchelldyer/AP)
The Professional Basketball Writers Association voted Stephen Curry the winner of the Magic Johnson Award for the 2015-16 season. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Steph Curry voted ‘Most Likely to Appease’

Stephen Curry won the Magic Johnson Award for the 2015-16 season, the…

The Professional Basketball Writers Association voted Stephen Curry the winner of the Magic Johnson Award for the 2015-16 season. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson (11) drives to the basket during the first half of Game 2 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday in Oakland. (AP Photo/Ezra Shaw, Getty Images via AP, Pool)

Warriors complete Herculean comeback, take 2-0 series lead

OAKLAND — It certainly wasn’t boring. Before Tuesday, the last six contests…

Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson (11) drives to the basket during the first half of Game 2 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday in Oakland. (AP Photo/Ezra Shaw, Getty Images via AP, Pool)
In Stephen Curry’s absence, Klay Thompson led all scorers with 37 points on Sunday against the Portland Trail Blazers. Thompson hit seven 3-pointers for the third-straight game. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Klay and Dray’s day: Warriors’ other stars ensure 1-0 series lead over Portland

OAKLAND — It wasn’t supposed to get easier. Sure, the Golden State…

In Stephen Curry’s absence, Klay Thompson led all scorers with 37 points on Sunday against the Portland Trail Blazers. Thompson hit seven 3-pointers for the third-straight game. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Steve Kerr has been the catalyst that took the Warriors from a good team to a transcendent force in the NBA. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)

Coach of the year? Kerr’s impact spans the ages

My breaking point came when broadcaster Jim Barnett, paid by the Warriors…

Steve Kerr has been the catalyst that took the Warriors from a good team to a transcendent force in the NBA. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)