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Matt Moore. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Together, the Giants are running it back

Quick hits with Kolsky The San Francisco Giants were tied for the…

 

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 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…

 

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)
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)
Lue on Kerr: 'It's just great to see him back'

Lue on Kerr: ‘It’s just great to see him back’

OAKLAND — The Cleveland Cavaliers will be facing yet another hurdle as…

Lue on Kerr: 'It's just great to see him back'
Draymond Green played well in Game 7 on Sunday, but it wasn't enough to overcome the LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and the Cleveland Cavaliers. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

In the grand scheme, Game 7 loss a mere setback to Dubs’ dynasty dreams

The Golden State Warriors went from potentially the greatest of all time…

Draymond Green played well in Game 7 on Sunday, but it wasn't enough to overcome the LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and the Cleveland Cavaliers. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors came up short in their quest to become the greatest NBA team of all time. (Eric Risberg/AP)

Mission unaccomplished: Warriors fall to Cavs in Game 7

OAKLAND — The Golden State Warriors were the subject of another historic…

Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors came up short in their quest to become the greatest NBA team of all time. (Eric Risberg/AP)
Draymond Green took the blame for the Warriors losing Game 5. (Tony Dejak/AP)

Draymond free, Bogut out

Draymond Green will be back for Game 6. Andrew Bogut will not.…

Draymond Green took the blame for the Warriors losing Game 5. (Tony Dejak/AP)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) walks on the floor during the second half of Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Oakland on Monday. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Fans’ faith not enough against rejuvenated Cavs

The crowd had come for a coronation, a celebration, an evening of…

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) walks on the floor during the second half of Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Oakland on Monday. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Cleveland’s Kyrie Irving splits Klay Thompson, left, and Festus Ezeli during his game-high 41-point performance to lead the Cavs over the Warriors in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Irving’s 41-point performance gives Cleveland new life

OAKLAND — Delay the parade. Temporarily, at least. With Draymond Green across…

Cleveland’s Kyrie Irving splits Klay Thompson, left, and Festus Ezeli during his game-high 41-point performance to lead the Cavs over the Warriors in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday night. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Stephen Curry sits on the bench during the second half against the Cleveland Cavaliers. (Tony Dejak/AP)

‘Soft’ Warriors learn hard way in blowout loss

CLEVELAND — The Warriors had the Cleveland Cavaliers in more than a…

Stephen Curry sits on the bench during the second half against the Cleveland Cavaliers. (Tony Dejak/AP)
Stephen Curry dunks during practice on Wednesday. The Warriors host the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Champs face tougher challenge in LeBron, Cavs this time

You wanted it. ABC wanted it. The NBA sure as heck wanted…

Stephen Curry dunks during practice on Wednesday. The Warriors host the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Klay Thompson has been one of the best players in this postseason. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Klay Thompson poised to be the key to Dubs repeat

OAKLAND — On paper, the NBA Finals matchup is the same as…

Klay Thompson has been one of the best players in this postseason. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
LeBron James and others had jokes on Wednesday. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Players, coaches keep it loose day before Finals

The Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers met with the media…

LeBron James and others had jokes on Wednesday. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
LeBron James and Stephen Curry headline a repeat of last year's finals. (Tony Dejak/AP)

NBA Finals tale of the tape: Warriors vs. Cavs part 2

After completing the best regular season in history, the Golden State Warriors…

LeBron James and Stephen Curry headline a repeat of last year's finals. (Tony Dejak/AP)