LeBron focused on forcing Game 7

Basketball / NBA Jun 16, 2016

LeBron focused on forcing 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 get enough. But while he's not tired of the classic films, there's a final scene ...

Warriors confident of winning second title

Basketball / NBA Jun 15, 2016

Warriors confident of winning second 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. This was misery for the Warriors and their fired-up fans, who made for the exits early during Monday's 112-97 NBA Finals ...

NBA suspends Warriors star Green for Game 5

Basketball / NBA Jun 13, 2016

NBA suspends Warriors star Green for Game 5

Through all of the criticism and accusations of dirty play, Draymond Green vowed to keep pushing as hard as he possibly could to help deliver another championship to Golden State. That win-at-all-costs mentality has suddenly opened the door for LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers ...

Warriors thrash Cavs to take commanding finals lead

Basketball / NBA Jun 6, 2016

Warriors thrash Cavs to take commanding finals lead

Golden State's quest for back-to-back championships after a record-setting season moved a step closer as the Warriors ran away in the second half to beat Cleveland 110-77 on Sunday, taking a 2-0 lead in the NBA Finals. Draymond Green scored 28 points and Stephen Curry ...

Warriors sink Thunder in Game 7 to reach NBA Finals

Basketball / NBA May 31, 2016

Warriors sink Thunder in Game 7 to reach NBA Finals

Stephen Curry knocked down yet another 3-pointer in the waning moments, pulled his jersey up into his mouth and yelled to the rafters in triumph once more. A special, record-setting season saved for the defending champs, with a memorable comeback added to the long list ...

Thunder take control in conference finals

Basketball / NBA May 25, 2016

Thunder take control in conference finals

Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook had his first triple-double of this year's playoffs, after recording 18 during the regular season, and suddenly, the Golden State Warriors who have been compared all season to the Chicago Bulls dynasty of the 1990s are on the brink of ...

Basketball / NBA May 24, 2016

Warriors' Green fined $25,000, not suspended

Draymond Green was fined $25,000 but not suspended by the NBA on Monday for kicking Oklahoma City center Steven Adams in the groin. The league also upgraded the foul to a flagrant 2, which would have resulted in an automatic ejection had officials given it ...

Warriors eliminate Rockets

Basketball / NBA Apr 28, 2016

Warriors eliminate Rockets

Klay Thompson knew Golden State had to come together, that every player needed to raise his game with Stephen Curry on the sidelines. "None of us can do it alone," Thompson insisted hours earlier. He sure got things started, scoring 27 points with seven 3-pointers as ...

Curry leads Warriors past Rockets in playoff opener

Basketball / NBA Apr 17, 2016

Curry leads Warriors past Rockets in playoff opener

Stephen Curry dazzled from long range and drove to the hoop with flair and fire until a tweaked ankle finally slowed him down. Once he sat for good after three firm requests to coach Steve Kerr about returning, his supporting cast handled the rest. "Like a ...

Warriors beat Spurs in San Antonio to tie Bulls' record

Basketball / NBA Apr 11, 2016

Warriors beat Spurs in San Antonio to tie Bulls' record

The Golden State Warriors got a momentous victory in the one place they hadn't won in nearly two decades. Now, they're one win away from pushing Michael Jordan and the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls off a major record. Stephen Curry had 37 points and the Warriors beat ...

Warriors down Sixers to stay on record pace

Basketball / NBA Mar 28, 2016

Warriors down Sixers to stay on record pace

ornia Klay Thompson got an earful from Draymond Green for his two-game total: 80 points and one assist. Stephen Curry dished out the grief, too. "He's such a ball hog," quipped Curry, who is also dishing off to Thompson at every chance. Good thing Thompson's shots are falling ...

Warriors rack up 65th victory

Basketball / NBA Mar 26, 2016

Warriors rack up 65th victory

After a record-setting night of 3-pointers for Golden State, coach Steve Kerr's focus was more on deficiencies at the other end of the court that nearly cost his team a game against an undermanned opponent. Klay Thompson scored 40 points and Stephen Curry added 33 ...