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Steve Kerr speaks out against Donald Trump’s executive order and travel ban

Because of his unique, worldly background and increased willingness to speak up about social issues, Warriors coach Steve Kerr has become a sought-after voice in this polarizing political climate.


After giving up 24-point lead, Golden State knows it can’t cruise through season

The truth is that the Warriors have been playing with fire. The general indifference with which they’ve gone through the regular season has made them a different team from the …


NBA: 2 calls were missed in final moments of Cavs-Warriors

The NBA says two calls were missed in the final moments of Cleveland’s win over Golden State on Sunday, and both aided the Cavaliers in what became their one-point victory.


Klay Thompson scores 60 for Warriors in rout of Pacers

Klay Thompson had an NBA season-high and career-best 60 points for the highest-scoring performance by a Golden State player in more than 42 years, and the Warriors whipped the Indiana …


Al Attles has seen some history-making scoring performances

Al Attles made all eight of his field-goal tries for 17 points during Wilt Chamberlain’s 100-point game on March 2, 1962. Attles coached Rick Barry the day he scored 64 …


NBA roundup: Russell Westbrook’s triple-double leads Thunder past Hawks 102-99

Russell Westbrook extended his streak of triple-doubles to six games, leading the visiting Oklahoma City Thunder to a 102-99 victory over the skidding Atlanta Hawks on Monday night.


Draymond Green’s steady presence keeps Golden State Warriors ticking

For five months, Draymond Green has worked to block out the unrelenting criticism that his Game 5 suspension in the NBA Finals cost Golden State a repeat championship – punishment …


Charles Barkley says Warriors still a flawed team even with Kevin Durant

Charles Barkley didn’t want Kevin Durant to join the Golden State Warriors and isn’t sure Durant changes things now that he’s there.


NBA refs to focus on groin hits, traveling

NBA referees will be cracking down this season on the kind of hits to the groin area that resulted in Draymond Green’s suspension during the NBA Finals.


NBA great Nate Thurmond, Hall of Fame center, dies at 74

Former NBA great Nate Thurmond, a tenacious defensive center who played with Wilt Chamberlain and was an iconic sports figure in two cities, died Saturday after a short battle with …


Warriors’ Draymond Green faces possible assault charge

Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green struck a Michigan State football player in the jaw during a weekend confrontation near campus, tried to apologize and then had to sit in …


Kevin Durant finalizes two-year deal with Warriors

Kevin Durant wanted to look MVP Stephen Curry in the eye, meet Klay Thompson face to face, and find out for himself whether they truly wanted him as a teammate.


Kevin Durant going to Golden State Warriors

Kevin Durant has made his decision: The highly coveted free agent is joining the Golden State Warriors, forming the NBA’s latest super team alongside All-Stars Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and …


James and Cavaliers win thrilling NBA Finals Game 7, 93-89

LeBron James and his relentless, never-count-them-out Cavaliers pulled off an improbable NBA Finals comeback, and Cleveland is title town again at long last.


Warriors cap greatest Finals collapse with Game 7 loss

Stephen Curry tried to shake Kevin Love with a dribble and let loose with one of those long 3-pointers he seemed to make at every big moment this season. Instead …


LeBron James will come to play, without pressure of Cleveland title

Right near the start Saturday, LeBron James faced a question about whether his legacy might be riding on Game 7 of these NBA Finals. “No,” he said, straight-faced.


Warriors limp to finish, hope home court helps in Game 7

The level of tension is growing rapidly for the Golden State Warriors. Someone gets suspended, someone gets hurt, someone gets ejected, and lots of someones make no effort to hide …


Ayesha Curry latest sports spouse to lash out on Twitter

With a click, Ayesha Curry made herself a part of the NBA Finals story.


LeBron James, Cavaliers down Warriors to force Game 7

LeBron James scored 41 points, Kyrie Irving added 23 and the Cleveland Cavaliers sent the NBA Finals packing for California by beating the rattled Golden State Warriors 115-101 on Thursday …


LeBron James, Cavaliers pushing for Game 7

LeBron James has watched “The Godfather” trilogy over and over during these playoffs. The Oscar-winning films about crime, family, honor – and revenge – soothe and motivate him. He can’t …


Draymond Green vows to be better for Warriors in Game 6

For all the criticism of Golden State’s Draymond Green and his penchant for committing flagrant fouls during these playoffs, Wednesday may have brought the harshest words yet.


Warriors remain confident of winning second straight title

Stephen Curry sat on the bench and buried his head in his hand. Fellow Splash Brother Klay Thompson wrapped a towel around his face.


Warriors look to close out Cavs without suspended Green

Steve Kerr could have used a little more notice on this one. A heads-up about Draymond Green’s suspension sure would have been preferable and far more convenient for his planning …


In the NBA Finals, the losses linger more than the wins

Falling just short after coming so far can be gut-wrenching, an experience that can haunt a player long after his days on the court are over.


Stephen Curry scores 38 points as Warriors move closer to another NBA title

LeBron James said Game 4 was another “do-or-die” scenario for the Cleveland Cavaliers.


LeBron James, Kyrie Irving power Cavs past Warriors in Game 2

LeBron James scored 32 points, Kyrie Irving added 30 and the Cleveland Cavaliers, pushed for 48 minutes by a delirious, championship-starved crowd, hammered the Golden State Warriors 120-90 in Game …


Cavaliers may be without Love in Game 3

Already underdogs, the Cavaliers may also be undermanned for Game 3 of the NBA Finals.


Warriors whip Cavaliers 110-77 to take 2-0 NBA Finals lead

Draymond Green had 28 points with five 3-pointers, seven rebounds and five assists, while MVP Stephen Curry scored 18 points despite foul trouble, and Golden State thoroughly overwhelmed Cleveland 110-77 …


No strangers to adversity, Cavs have more of it in NBA Finals

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers know what’s being whispered – and sometimes shouted – at the NBA Finals. The Cavaliers play in the Eastern Conference, they say. They haven’t …


Shaun Livingston, close-knit band of backups bring best in Game 1

Shaun Livingston put up nearly 100 free throws at the end of Friday’s NBA Finals practice, and that is somewhere around his norm.