Western Conference Semifinals

Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors couldn't overcome a tough travel schedule and win in Denver on Saturday night. (Hector Amezcua/Sacramento Bee/TNS)

Golden State Warriors advance to Western Conference Finals behind third-quarter blitz

OAKLAND — Less than two minutes into the third quarter, after Kevin…

 

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…

 

Klay Thompson, seen here on April 12, 2018, grew up idolizing Kobe Bryant. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors: Klay Thompson is Golden State’s bridge over troubled waters in Western Conference Semifinal Game 5

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MWpfLnmh6Ew&width=500&height=281[/embedyt] OAKLAND -- As Stephen Curry flicked an up-ahead behind-the-head pass…

 

Kevin Durant, seen here on March 30, 2018, scored 29 in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals in Houston. (Stan Olszewski/2017 Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors take commanding 3-1 series lead behind Death Lineup in New Orleans

Steve Kerr has sent out three different starting lineups in the first…

Kevin Durant, seen here on March 30, 2018, scored 29 in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals in Houston. (Stan Olszewski/2017 Special to S.F. Examiner)
Warriors All-Star Stephen Curry returned to the starting lineup on Friday, but scored just 19 points in the Warriors' loss. (Stan Olszewski/2017 Special to S.F. Examiner)
Warriors All-Star Stephen Curry returned to the starting lineup on Friday, but scored just 19 points in the Warriors' loss. (Stan Olszewski/2017 Special to S.F. Examiner)
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)