Golden State Warriors

NBA Preview: It’s the Warriors, and then everyone else

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver will be at Oracle Arena on Tuesday night, handing the Golden State Warriors what will be their third set of championship rings from the last four seasons. A banner will be displayed. Highlights will be shown. And then the Warriors will have to start all over again. The NBA’s 73rd season … Continue reading NBA Preview: It’s the Warriors, and then everyone else

OKLAHOMA CITY | Westbrook has procedure on knee; status for opener in doubt

OKLAHOMA CITY — Thunder All-Star guard Russell Westbrook underwent an arthroscopic procedure on his right knee on Wednesday, putting his availability for the season opener against the Golden State Warriors in doubt. The team says Westbrook decided after suffering from inflammation in the knee this past weekend that he’d have the procedure. He’ll be re-evaluated … Continue reading OKLAHOMA CITY | Westbrook has procedure on knee; status for opener in doubt

HAYWARD, Calif. | Stephen Curry shoots 86, finishes last in Web.com event

HAYWARD, Calif.  — Stephen Curry dropped 11 strokes to par on the first eight holes and shot a/an 16-over 86 on Friday to finish last in the Web.com Tour’s Ellie Mae Classic. The Golden State Warriors star, making his second appearance in the event at TPC Stonebrae, finished at 17-over 157 after opening with a … Continue reading HAYWARD, Calif. | Stephen Curry shoots 86, finishes last in Web.com event

CLEVELAND | LA-Bron: James agrees to 4-year contract with Lakers

CLEVELAND — LeBron James is leaving home for Hollywood and an iconic team. The Los Angeles Lakers have a new superstar — L.A.-Bron. The NBA’s best player announced Sunday night that he has agreed to a four-year, $154 million contract with the Lakers, joining one of the league’s most storied franchises and switching conferences to … Continue reading CLEVELAND | LA-Bron: James agrees to 4-year contract with Lakers

It begins: Free agency in NBA starts with a flourish

Kevin Durant is staying put for now.  So are Paul George and Chris Paul. Meanwhile, LeBron James‘ next move remains unclear. Durant has decided to sign a two-year deal with the Golden State Warriors, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Saturday because the deal cannot become official … Continue reading It begins: Free agency in NBA starts with a flourish

CLEVELAND | Guessing game: Cavs enter NBA draft unsure of LeBron’s plans

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James won’t be picking any players during Thursday’s NBA draft. At least not directly. With the trajectory of their franchise riding on where he decides to play next season and beyond, the Cleveland Cavaliers will enter this year’s draft not knowing if they’re choosing a player to help them — and … Continue reading CLEVELAND | Guessing game: Cavs enter NBA draft unsure of LeBron’s plans

OAKLAND, Calif | Oakland again celebrates NBA champion Warriors

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — For the second straight year, throngs of fans celebrated the Golden State Warriors with a parade for a team some are calling a basketball dynasty. Throngs of fans in gold and blue T-shirts and holding signs that read “Dynasty” and “Back to Back Champions” have taken their places behind barriers set … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif | Oakland again celebrates NBA champion Warriors

OAKLAND, Calif.  | Klay Thompson plays through pain in Game 2 win for Warriors

OAKLAND, Calif.  — Draymond Green saw Klay Thompson limping on his tender left ankle a day before Game 2 of the NBA Finals and quickly texted Nick Young to tell him the Golden State Warriors would need big minutes from the backup. But Golden State’s most durable player and understated star once again managed to … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif.  | Klay Thompson plays through pain in Game 2 win for Warriors