Warriors

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry holds the Larry O'Brien Championship trophy while running past throngs of fans as the Warriors celebrate back-to-back championships in a parade through downtown Oakland on June 12, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Warriors celebrate back-to-back championships with big party

The Golden State Warriors got out of their buses and got close…

 

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry acknowledges fans reaction after hitting a shot clock buzzer-beating three-pointer against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game two of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. on June 3, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Warriors defeat Cavs 122-103, go up 2-0 in NBA Finals

Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry hit an NBA Finals record…

 

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) attempts to block a shot by New Orleans Pelicans guard Rajon Rondo (9) at Oracle Arena during Game 2 of the Western Semifinals in Oakland, California, on May 1, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors and Rockets to face off in the ‘real’ NBA Finals

OAKLAND -- The Western Conference Finals that we’ve talked about ad nauseum…

 

Warriors forward Kevin Durant hangs off the rim after dunking the ball as the Warriors take on the New Orleans Pelicans in game one of the Western Conference Semifinals at Oracle Arena on Saturday, April 28, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Warriors defeat Pelicans to open Western Conference Semifinals

The Golden State Warriors used a huge second quarter to defeat the…

Warriors forward Kevin Durant hangs off the rim after dunking the ball as the Warriors take on the New Orleans Pelicans in game one of the Western Conference Semifinals at Oracle Arena on Saturday, April 28, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Forward Kevin Durant puts up two on a pull-up jump shot as the Golden State Warriors take on the San Antonio Spurs in game one of the opening round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Oracle Arena on Saturday, April 14, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Warriors-Spurs Game One 2018 NBA Playoffs

The Golden State Warriors defeated the San Antonio Spurs 113-92 in game…

Forward Kevin Durant puts up two on a pull-up jump shot as the Golden State Warriors take on the San Antonio Spurs in game one of the opening round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Oracle Arena on Saturday, April 14, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Long before vice president Mike Pence used a 49ers-Colts game as a backdrop for a political stunt, it was impossible to “stick to sports.” (Sam Riche/TNS)

Sports is politics, politics is sports

Quick hits with Kolsky Anyone in the sports media who has ever…

Long before vice president Mike Pence used a 49ers-Colts game as a backdrop for a political stunt, it was impossible to “stick to sports.” (Sam Riche/TNS)
49ers' Carlos Hyde tries to save the ball after being tackled during the fourth quarter of the San Francisco 49ers VS. Carolina Panthers game at Levi's Stadium on Sunday, September 10, 2017. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

No surprises from 49ers, Raiders; No offseason for NBA fans

Quick hits with Kolsky The world watched Week 1 of the NFL…

49ers' Carlos Hyde tries to save the ball after being tackled during the fourth quarter of the San Francisco 49ers VS. Carolina Panthers game at Levi's Stadium on Sunday, September 10, 2017. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Supervisor London Breed, pictured at City Hall in January, horned in on Chris Rock's post-Warriors' win TV news interview. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Scoop: London Breed videobombs Chris Rock on live TV

Following the Golden State Warriors’ win Monday night, comedian Chris Rock found…

San Francisco Supervisor London Breed, pictured at City Hall in January, horned in on Chris Rock's post-Warriors' win TV news interview. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
After months of turmoil and public outrage, Police Chief Greg Suhr tendered his resignation on May 19, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Former SFPD Chief Suhr now consulting for Golden State Warriors

Former San Francisco police Chief Greg Suhr, who stepped down amid controversy…

After months of turmoil and public outrage, Police Chief Greg Suhr tendered his resignation on May 19, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
The Warriors' new arena is set to open in Mission Bay in time for the 2019-20 NBA season. (Courtesy Chase Center)

Appeals court upholds plan to build Warriors arena in Mission Bay

The Warriors’ recent winning streak continued off the court and in the…

The Warriors' new arena is set to open in Mission Bay in time for the 2019-20 NBA season. (Courtesy Chase Center)
Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr watches a NBA preseason game against the Los Angeles Clippers from the bench in the third quarter at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on October 4, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Steve Kerr addresses Finals collapse, ‘cowards’ comment and final roster spot

OAKLAND — If last season's epic Finals' collapse is still eating at Steve…

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr watches a NBA preseason game against the Los Angeles Clippers from the bench in the third quarter at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on October 4, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The Golden State Warriors plan to resurface the basketball courts at Willie Brown Middle School with their logo at center court. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

SF school board lifts ad ban for Warriors, considers new donor policy

Despite concerns over the commercialization of public schools, the San Francisco Board…

The Golden State Warriors plan to resurface the basketball courts at Willie Brown Middle School with their logo at center court. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
The Golden State Warriors plan to resurface the basketball courts at Willie Brown Middle School with their logo at center court. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Warriors shoot for branding basketball court at new Willie Brown Middle School

The Golden State Warriors want to brand basketball courts at the new…

The Golden State Warriors plan to resurface the basketball courts at Willie Brown Middle School with their logo at center court. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
In this April 27, 2016, file photo, Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green celebrates after scoring against the Houston Rockets during the first half in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, in Oakland, Calif. A court conference is scheduled for Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green in his misdemeanor assault and battery case before he leaves next month for the Olympics. The former Michigan State basketball player is accused of striking former Spartans football player Jermaine Edmondson in the jaw during a weekend confrontation near the East Lansing campus. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

Warriors’ Draymond Green settles assault case before Rio

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Lawyers say Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green…

In this April 27, 2016, file photo, Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green celebrates after scoring against the Houston Rockets during the first half in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, in Oakland, Calif. A court conference is scheduled for Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green in his misdemeanor assault and battery case before he leaves next month for the Olympics. The former Michigan State basketball player is accused of striking former Spartans football player Jermaine Edmondson in the jaw during a weekend confrontation near the East Lansing campus. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
In this May 26, 2016, file photo, Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant watches during the closing minutes of the second half in Game 5 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors in Oakland, Calif. Durant and others are ready to decide their NBA futures, with free agency beginning Friday, July 1, 2016. Teams have more cap room than ever, meaning this could be one of the more highly anticipated periods in league history.  (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

Kevin Durant announces he will join Golden State Warriors

Kevin Durant decided his best chance for "growth" means leaving his beloved…

In this May 26, 2016, file photo, Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant watches during the closing minutes of the second half in Game 5 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors in Oakland, Calif. Durant and others are ready to decide their NBA futures, with free agency beginning Friday, July 1, 2016. Teams have more cap room than ever, meaning this could be one of the more highly anticipated periods in league history.  (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
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How to buy Warriors tickets for Game 7 of NBA Finals

Tickets for Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals at Oakland's Oracle…

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Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) leaves the court after fouling out against the Cleveland Cavaliers during the second half of Game 6 of basketball's NBA Finals in Cleveland, Thursday, June 16, 2016. Cleveland won 115-101. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Kerr, Curry each fined $25,000 for Game 6 incidents

CLEVELAND — Steve Kerr and Stephen Curry let their frustrations with Game…

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) leaves the court after fouling out against the Cleveland Cavaliers during the second half of Game 6 of basketball's NBA Finals in Cleveland, Thursday, June 16, 2016. Cleveland won 115-101. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
Draymond Green and LeBron James had a dustup in Game 4 of the NBA finals. (Ron Schwane/AP)

Warriors’ Draymond Green suspended for Game 5

Golden State star Draymond Green has been suspended for Game 5 of…

Draymond Green and LeBron James had a dustup in Game 4 of the NBA finals. (Ron Schwane/AP)
In this March 23, 2016 file photo, Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr smiles as his team plays the Los Angeles Clippers during the first half of an NBA basketball game, in Oakland, Calif. Steve Kerr is the NBA's coach of the year, after leading to the Golden State Warriors to the best regular season record in league history.  (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

Warriors’ Steve Kerr wins Coach of the Year

Steve Kerr is the NBA's coach of the year, after leading to…

In this March 23, 2016 file photo, Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr smiles as his team plays the Los Angeles Clippers during the first half of an NBA basketball game, in Oakland, Calif. Steve Kerr is the NBA's coach of the year, after leading to the Golden State Warriors to the best regular season record in league history.  (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry heads off the court and to the locker room at the start of the second half in Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Houston Rockets, Sunday, April 24, 2016, in Houston. Curry was injured at the end of the first half. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Avoidable injury leaves Curry, Warriors hurtin’, uncertain

High fives from the Warriors’ 121-94 rout of the Rockets in Houston…

Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry heads off the court and to the locker room at the start of the second half in Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Houston Rockets, Sunday, April 24, 2016, in Houston. Curry was injured at the end of the first half. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)