Utah Jazz

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots the ball against the Houston Rockets during Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 22, 2018. He scored a game-high 38 against the Utah Jazz in Golden State's 2018019 road opener. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Jonas Jerebko wins it for Golden State in tense shootout with Utah Jazz

By Rob Johnson Special to S.F. Examiner SALT LAKE CITY -- The…

 

Kevin Durant, seen here Dec. 27, struggled on Tuesday against the Utah Jazz. He finished the game with 17 points and went 0-for-5 from beyond the 3-point line. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

What you need to know from one of the Warriors’ ugliest losses in years

The Golden State Warriors began their three-game road trip with one of…

 

Zaza Pachulia’s performance typically doesn’t jump out at you, but the Golden State Warriors appreciate him for his subtle contributions. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Zaza Pachulia makes fittingly understated return to Warriors starting lineup

OAKLAND — A look at the box score doesn’t tell the full…

 

Kevin Durant, seen here on May 4. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Kevin Durant’s brilliance pushes Utah to the brink of elimination

The Golden State Warriors didn’t play particularly well on Saturday. They threw…

Kevin Durant, seen here on May 4. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) celebrates a three pointer during Game 2 of the Western Conference Semifinals against the Utah Jazz at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 4, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Draymond, Steph enjoy ‘carte blanche’ freedom with Warriors

OAKLAND — Just inside the opening minute of the Golden State Warriors’…

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) celebrates a three pointer during Game 2 of the Western Conference Semifinals against the Utah Jazz at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 4, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Fans cheer for Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) after he makes a jumper against the Utah Jazz during Game 2 of the Western Conference Semifinals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 4, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Jazz’s best doesn’t matter against Warriors

OAKLAND — The Utah Jazz got what they needed desperately: Their two…

Fans cheer for Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) after he makes a jumper against the Utah Jazz during Game 2 of the Western Conference Semifinals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 4, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Draymond Green has made a huge impact on both ends of the floor in the first five games of the Golden State Warriors’ postseason. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group/TNS)

Draymond takes game to another level

Whether he’s exposing the opponent’s vulnerabilities or filling part of the Warriors’…

Draymond Green has made a huge impact on both ends of the floor in the first five games of the Golden State Warriors’ postseason. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group/TNS)
Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) celebrates a basket during Game 1 of the Western Conference Semifinals against the Utah Jazz at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 2, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Defense wins championships — and the Warriors look like champions

OAKLAND — Steve Kerr wasn’t in the building. His back pain, the…

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) celebrates a basket during Game 1 of the Western Conference Semifinals against the Utah Jazz at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 2, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) takes the ball to the basket against the Utah Jazz during Game 1 of the Western Conference Semifinals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 2, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors use speed to grow quick lead against Jazz

Golden State lands early blow in clash of styles with Jazz OAKLAND…

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) takes the ball to the basket against the Utah Jazz during Game 1 of the Western Conference Semifinals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 2, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) lays the ball into the basket against the Utah Jazz at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on December 20, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Cut that noise off: Warriors stifle Jazz

OAKLAND — Most NBA teams roll into Oracle Arena with little real…

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) lays the ball into the basket against the Utah Jazz at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on December 20, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) lays the ball up against the Utah Jazz at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on December 20, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Dubs overcome slow start to crush the Jazz

OAKLAND — It took the Golden State Warriors and Utah Jazz nearly…

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) lays the ball up against the Utah Jazz at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on December 20, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Andre Iguodala and JaVale McGee, seen here on Dec. 5, both played well on Thursday against the Jazz. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors go up early, hold on late vs. shorthanded Jazz

The Warriors trailed for the first two minutes of their game against…

Andre Iguodala and JaVale McGee, seen here on Dec. 5, both played well on Thursday against the Jazz. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Stephen Curry, right, watches as fans fall from the stands after a railing broke, while he signs autographs before the start of his game with the Utah Jazz on Wednesday. (Rick Bowmer/AP)

Warriors complete comeback win over Jazz in OT

SALT LAKE CITY — Stephen Curry scored 31 points, including six straight…

Stephen Curry, right, watches as fans fall from the stands after a railing broke, while he signs autographs before the start of his game with the Utah Jazz on Wednesday. (Rick Bowmer/AP)
Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry, center, and Andre Iguodala, right, celebrates a 3-pointer by Marreese Speights (5) during the second half of their game against the Utah Jazz on Wednesday. (Ben Margot/AP)

Warriors’ streak never in danger Wednesday against Jazz

Stephen Curry made a zippy crossover to shed his defender then banked…

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry, center, and Andre Iguodala, right, celebrates a 3-pointer by Marreese Speights (5) during the second half of their game against the Utah Jazz on Wednesday. (Ben Margot/AP)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) drives around Utah Jazz's Derrick Favors (15) and Raul Neto, center, in the first quarter Monday in Salt Lake City.  (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Warriors win 19th straight, 106-103 over the Jazz

SALT LAKE CITY — Stephen Curry was held in relative check for…

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) drives around Utah Jazz's Derrick Favors (15) and Raul Neto, center, in the first quarter Monday in Salt Lake City.  (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
Rick Bowmer/APThe Warriors' Andrew Bogut (12) tries to block a shot of the Jazz's Enes Kanter during Tuesday's game.

Warriors come alive in second half to beat Jazz

SALT LAKE CITY -- Stephen Curry scored 27 points and ignited a…

Rick Bowmer/APThe Warriors' Andrew Bogut (12) tries to block a shot of the Jazz's Enes Kanter during Tuesday's game.
Marcio Jose Sanchez/APWarriors guard Stephen Curry takes a shot during Golden State’s easy victory against the Jazz in Oakland on Sunday.

Warriors cruise past Jazz, eclipse last year's win total

After another weird week in a season full of drama, the Warriors…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/APWarriors guard Stephen Curry takes a shot during Golden State’s easy victory against the Jazz in Oakland on Sunday.
Mark Humphrey/APWarriors enforcer Andrew Bogut swats away a shot by Vince Carter during Golden State's Game 4 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies.

Evans helps Jazz rout Warriors in preseason action

Jeremy Evans scored 12 points and had 13 rebounds to help the…

Mark Humphrey/APWarriors enforcer Andrew Bogut swats away a shot by Vince Carter during Golden State's Game 4 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies.