Warriors

In this Sunday, April 24, 2016 photo, Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry carries popcorn as he limps out of the Toyota Center after Game 4 in the first round of the NBA playoff series against the Houston Rockets, in Houston. Golden State's record-setting run toward a second consecutive NBA championship may come down to an MRI on the sprained right knee of Stephen Curry. The NBA's reigning MVP missed the second half of a win over the Houston Rockets in Game 4 on Sunday and was expected to have the medical test later Monday. (Karen Warren/Houston Chronicle via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

Stephen Curry out at least 2 weeks with sprained right knee

Stephen Curry will miss at least two weeks for Golden State with…

In this Sunday, April 24, 2016 photo, Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry carries popcorn as he limps out of the Toyota Center after Game 4 in the first round of the NBA playoff series against the Houston Rockets, in Houston. Golden State's record-setting run toward a second consecutive NBA championship may come down to an MRI on the sprained right knee of Stephen Curry. The NBA's reigning MVP missed the second half of a win over the Houston Rockets in Game 4 on Sunday and was expected to have the medical test later Monday. (Karen Warren/Houston Chronicle via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT
Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green reacts after their 97-96 loss against the Houston Rockets in Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Thursday, April 21, 2016, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Despite loss, Warriors still in driver’s seat

Here’s Balls’ take on the Warriors’ 97-96 loss to the Houston Rockets…

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green reacts after their 97-96 loss against the Houston Rockets in Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Thursday, April 21, 2016, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Houston Rockets guard James Harden scores the winning basket during the second half in Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Golden State Warriors, Thursday, April 21, 2016, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Harden’s late shot lifts Rockets over Warriors 97-96

HOUSTON — The Houston Rockets were down by one point with no…

Houston Rockets guard James Harden scores the winning basket during the second half in Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Golden State Warriors, Thursday, April 21, 2016, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Warriors’ Draymond Green drives around Minnesota Timberwolves’ Ricky Rubio in the second half of an NBA basketball game Monday, March 21, 2016, in Minneapolis. The Warriors won 109-104. Green led the Warriors with 24 points while Rubio scored 20 points and had 11 assists. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Green, Warriors nip Timberwolves, 109-104

MINNEAPOLIS — Draymond Green had 24 points, nine rebounds and six assists…

Warriors’ Draymond Green drives around Minnesota Timberwolves’ Ricky Rubio in the second half of an NBA basketball game Monday, March 21, 2016, in Minneapolis. The Warriors won 109-104. Green led the Warriors with 24 points while Rubio scored 20 points and had 11 assists. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
Warriors' Stephen Curry (30) celebrates after scoring against the New Orleans Pelicans during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 14, 2016, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Stephen Curry scores 27 points playing on 28th birthday

OAKLAND — Stephen Curry sliced himself a piece of red velvet birthday…

Warriors' Stephen Curry (30) celebrates after scoring against the New Orleans Pelicans during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 14, 2016, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Draymond Green says he won't throw another halftime tirade again, but can the Warriors be sure? (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer)

Green lucky that Kerr is a bigger man

If the report is true that Steve Kerr told Draymond Green to…

Draymond Green says he won't throw another halftime tirade again, but can the Warriors be sure? (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer)
Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) grabs a rebound in front of New York Knicks guard Sasha Vujacic (18) as Warriors forwards Draymond Green (23) and Harrison Barnes (40) defend in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden in New York, Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016. The Warriors defeated the Knicks 116-95. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Kerr gets mad, Warriors respond

NEW YORK — The shooting and passing weren't good, though apparently coach…

Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) grabs a rebound in front of New York Knicks guard Sasha Vujacic (18) as Warriors forwards Draymond Green (23) and Harrison Barnes (40) defend in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden in New York, Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016. The Warriors defeated the Knicks 116-95. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Warriors to celebrate 2015 championship at the White House

The Golden State Warriors will take a trip to the White House…

Stephen Curry and the Warriors will face the San Antonio Spurs on Monday in what could be one of their most challenging matchups this year.  (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

At last, Warriors, Spurs ready to rumble

The NBA regular season has often been derided for its endless procession…

Stephen Curry and the Warriors will face the San Antonio Spurs on Monday in what could be one of their most challenging matchups this year.  (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Warriors point guard Stephen Curry's ability to play heavy minutes - and absorb tremendous force with his knees - only adds to his impressive pedigree. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Stephen Curry’s knees

When the Golden State Warriors take the court, their speed and precision…

Warriors point guard Stephen Curry's ability to play heavy minutes - and absorb tremendous force with his knees - only adds to his impressive pedigree. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Cavaliers staggered by blowout loss to champion Warriors

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland's locker room finally opened nearly 25 minutes after…

Miami Heat guard Gerald Green, right, drives the ball against Golden State Warriors’ Draymond Green (23) during the first half Monday in Oakland.  (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Green soaring to new levels

The Warriors’ Draymond Green appreciates a challenge as much as anyone. So…

Miami Heat guard Gerald Green, right, drives the ball against Golden State Warriors’ Draymond Green (23) during the first half Monday in Oakland.  (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
The proposed Warriors arena is located at Third and 16th streets in Mission Bay. (Image courtesy of Manica Architecture, Images rendered by Steelblue)

Opponents of basketball arena in Mission Bay sue San Francisco, Warriors

A second lawsuit has been filed seeking to block the proposed Warriors…

The proposed Warriors arena is located at Third and 16th streets in Mission Bay. (Image courtesy of Manica Architecture, Images rendered by Steelblue)
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In Curry’s World, we ask: LeBron who?

Today, it is Stephen Curry who is the best player in the…

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The proposed Warriors arena in Mission Bay is located at Third and 16th streets. Courtesy rendering

Mission Bay Alliance files complaint against UCSF for agreement over Warriors arena

A group of former UC San Francisco leaders have filed a legal…

The proposed Warriors arena in Mission Bay is located at Third and 16th streets. Courtesy rendering
The proposed Warriors arena in Mission Bay is located at Third and 16th streets. Courtesy rendering

Mission Bay Alliance urges UCSF to dissolve Warriors arena agreement

The Mission Bay Alliance group that opposes building a Warriors arena in…

The proposed Warriors arena in Mission Bay is located at Third and 16th streets. Courtesy rendering
A matchup between the Golden State Warriors and the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls would probably end well for the Warriors. (Jeff Chiu/John Bazemore/AP)

What if? Warriors beat Bulls in epic series

Now that Stephen Curry and the Warriors are off to the best…

A matchup between the Golden State Warriors and the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls would probably end well for the Warriors. (Jeff Chiu/John Bazemore/AP)
Klay Thompson has not been in top form, perhaps because of a back injury that has been nagging him for weeks. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Warriors need Thompson — the All-Star version

The Warriors own a nice, shiny 11-0 record, and it’s hard to…

Klay Thompson has not been in top form, perhaps because of a back injury that has been nagging him for weeks. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Warriors’ coach Steve Kerr is recovering from back surgery he had in the summer. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Nothing wrong with ‘70’ dream

In one sense, I wince about the Warriors because they’re inviting the…

Warriors’ coach Steve Kerr is recovering from back surgery he had in the summer. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
The proposed Warriors arena in Mission Bay is located at Third and 16th streets. Courtesy rendering

Warriors arena clears board committee; slated for full board next month

The proposed Warriors arena in Mission Bay is continuing to wend its…

The proposed Warriors arena in Mission Bay is located at Third and 16th streets. Courtesy rendering