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Golden State Warriors center JaVale McGee (1) scores a basket against the Houston Rockets during Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on May 20, 2018.(Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Three takeaways from Golden State Warriors center JaVale McGee’s JugLife celebrity softball event

Oakland — With two outs in the top of the second inning,…

 

Klay Thompson takes a selfie video of himself during a press conference following the Golden State Warriors' Game 4 win in the 2018 NBA Finals. (Ryan Gorcey / SF Examiner)

For the 2018 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors, it’s time to get greedy

Before he lounged in a golden bathtub of half-drunk bottles of Moet…

 

Golden State Warriors center Damian Jones (15) defends Milwaukee Bucks forward Khris Middleton (22) at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on March 29, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Golden State Warriors will embark on youth movement to remake the bench in 2018

Minutes after the Golden State Warriors secured back-to-back titles and their third…

 

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr addresses the media in March of 2018.

NBA Finals: Steve Kerr talks Andre Iguodala, Patrick McCaw could see increased minutes

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vB_etoWq31I&width=550&height=309[/embedyt] OAKLAND -- The logos on the floor are different. The…

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr addresses the media in March of 2018.
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)
Stephen Curry's, seen here Feb. 24, absence in Sunday's game against the Houston Rockets was strongly felt. (Photo by Joel Angel Juarez / Special to S.F. Examiner)

What you need to know after another loss for the Curry-less Warriors

The undermanned Golden State Warriors wilted down the stretch and fell further…

Stephen Curry's, seen here Feb. 24, absence in Sunday's game against the Houston Rockets was strongly felt. (Photo by Joel Angel Juarez / Special to S.F. Examiner)
Kevin Durant scored 40 points on Friday night. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

What you need to know from the Warriors missed chance to catch the Rockets

For the second time in as many trips to the Moda Center,…

Kevin Durant scored 40 points on Friday night. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Oklahoma City Thunder’s Russell Westbrook (0) lays on the ground as Golden State Warriors’ Zaza Pachulia (27) and Nick Young (6) get up during the third quarter of an NBA basketball game at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. (Photo by Joel Angel Juarez / Special to S.F. Examiner)

Russ/Zaza drama is an unfortunate byproduct of Warriors turning it on against the Thunder

The Golden State Warriors finally solved the Oklahoma City Thunder Saturday night,…

Oklahoma City Thunder’s Russell Westbrook (0) lays on the ground as Golden State Warriors’ Zaza Pachulia (27) and Nick Young (6) get up during the third quarter of an NBA basketball game at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. (Photo by Joel Angel Juarez / Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors center Zaza Pachulia (27) is challenged by LA Clippers guard Tyrone Wallace (12) at the basket at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, on February 22, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

With JaVale rising and Bell returning, Zaza may be out of luck

OAKLAND — With 1:11 left in the opening quarter on Thursday night,…

Golden State Warriors center Zaza Pachulia (27) is challenged by LA Clippers guard Tyrone Wallace (12) at the basket at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, on February 22, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
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)

What you need to know about the Warriors’ late letdown against the Nuggets

The Golden State Warriors stumbled down the stretch against the Denver Nuggets…

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)
Stephen Curry. shown on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, sprained his right ankle again on Wednesday. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Curry lights up Oracle Arena on 1st day back at school

OAKLAND — On Stephen Curry’s way to Oracle Arena, where he’d drop…

Stephen Curry. shown on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, sprained his right ankle again on Wednesday. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
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…

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)
Jordan Bell has played well while he's been in the starting lineup. But for how much longer will that be the case. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Jordan Bell seizes opportunity to shine in starting role for Warriors

OAKLAND — Time stops when Jordan Bell soars into the air to…

Jordan Bell has played well while he's been in the starting lineup. But for how much longer will that be the case. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Steve Kerr said Stephen Curry tested his side-to-side motion on Wednesday for the first time since suffering a sprained ankle. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Steve Kerr provides update for injured Warriors: Draymond, Zaza, Steph advance in healing process

OAKLAND — Five members of the Golden State Warriors will miss Wednesday's…

Steve Kerr said Stephen Curry tested his side-to-side motion on Wednesday for the first time since suffering a sprained ankle. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) celebrates a dunk against the Houston Rockets at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on October 17, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Steve Kerr on Draymond Green’s status for Thursday: ‘I’d be shocked if he played’

Draymond Green (right shoulder soreness) is set to be out for the…

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) celebrates a dunk against the Houston Rockets at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on October 17, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Steve Kerr couldn’t resist tweeting about the results of the special election on Tuesday in Alabama. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors celebrate results of Alabama special election

OAKLAND — In the wake of democrat Doug Jones’ victory over republican…

Steve Kerr couldn’t resist tweeting about the results of the special election on Tuesday in Alabama. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors Stephen Curry, shown on October 29, 2017, is progressing "well," according to head coach Steve Kerr. (Daniel Kim/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Curry ‘coming along well,’ Green and Pachulia to miss out vs. Blazers

OAKLAND — After Stephen Curry was spotted getting a workout in at…

Golden State Warriors Stephen Curry, shown on October 29, 2017, is progressing "well," according to head coach Steve Kerr. (Daniel Kim/Special to S.F. Examiner)
David West dunked all over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday, when the Warriors were able to win despite missing several starters. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors hold off Blazers to open homestand on winning note

OAKLAND — Playing without sixty percent of the starting five, the Golden…

David West dunked all over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday, when the Warriors were able to win despite missing several starters. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors Kevin Durant (35)  signals to his teammates during a game between the Golden State Warriors and the Detroit Pistons in Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. Sunday, October 29, 2017. (Daniel Kim/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors weather late storm to conclude club’s 1st 6-0 road trip

Kevin Durant produced such a virtuoso performance that Stephen Curry had to…

Golden State Warriors Kevin Durant (35)  signals to his teammates during a game between the Golden State Warriors and the Detroit Pistons in Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. Sunday, October 29, 2017. (Daniel Kim/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Kevin Durant, seen here Dec. 3, was ejected from Monday’s game against the New Orleans Pelicans. (David Santiago/Miami Herald/TNS)

Warriors roar back from being down 21 but Curry sprains ankle

The Golden State Warriors surmounted a 21-point first-half deficit but lost Stephen…

Kevin Durant, seen here Dec. 3, was ejected from Monday’s game against the New Orleans Pelicans. (David Santiago/Miami Herald/TNS)