The gimmick defense is rare in the NBA, but not unheard of
Atlanta guard Kevin Huerter saw gimmick defenses throughout high school and college. Box-and-ones, triangle-and-twos and variations thereof, they weren't exactly uncommon for opponents to...
Veterans Curry, Green eager to lead new-look Warriors
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry knows how different this season will be.
He realizes many aren't considering the Golden State Warriors a clear contender even following five straight trips...
Washington State to retire Klay Thompson’s No. 1 jersey
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Washington State will retire the No. 1 worn by Golden State Warriors star Klay Thompson when he played for the Cougars.
New Warriors center Cauley-Stein sidelined for training camp
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — New Warriors big man Willie Cauley-Stein will be sidelined for training camp with a left foot injury, while Klay Thompson is making progress from a July 2 surgery for a torn...
An early list of NBA games to watch this season
The NBA released its upcoming schedule Monday and here's some rematches, homecomings and other games to watch during this 2019-20 NBA season :
Kerr speaks on Warriors’ offseason, hope for future
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Golden State coach Steve Kerr knows that a new era of Warriors basketball is about to begin.
AP source: Warriors, Green agree on 4-year, $100M extension
Draymond Green entered this offseason vowing that the Golden State Warriors would remain a contender for NBA titles. His opinion hasn't changed.
AP source: Warriors agree to add 2 players, keep Looney
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A person with knowledge of the details says the Golden State Warriors are adding Willie Cauley-Stein and Glenn Robinson III, along with re-signing center Kevon...
The Latest: Kanter returning to East with Boston Celtics
The Latest on NBA free agency Monday (all times EDT):
Enes Kanter is coming back to the Eastern Conference, joining the Boston Celtics.
Klay Thompson staying home, Jimmy Butler-to-Miami gets done
Klay Thompson is staying home with Golden State. Jimmy Butler finally has a new home in Miami.
Thompson says on social media he is staying with Warriors
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — All-Star guard Klay Thompson says on social media he is staying put with the Golden State Warriors, using a clip of Leonardo DiCaprio in the movie "The Wolf of Wall Street"...
It begins: NBA free agency finally starts Sunday
Kawhi Leonard is planning meetings in Los Angeles. Kevin Durant will do the same in New York.
Those are the cities where they'll begin free agency.
Warriors GM to meet soon with Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State general manager Bob Myers plans to meet with both Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson ahead of the start of free agency this weekend.
The draft is over, and now on the clock: Free agency
Now on the clock: Chaos.
The NBA offseason is about to kick into high gear.
A draft that had good bits of intrigue — at least after New Orleans' Zion Williamson, Memphis' Ja Morant and...
With short window after season’s end, Warriors turn to draft
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Late last week, Bob Myers could barely even wrap his mind around the idea he needed to start thinking about the NBA draft. The Golden State general manager just tried to...
Draft, free agency ... and lots of questions await the NBA
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is expected to open next week's draft by announcing that Zion Williamson is the No. 1 overall selection headed to New Orleans. And four months...
Klay Thompson sustains torn left ACL in Warriors’ loss
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Klay Thompson sustained a torn ACL in his left knee during Game 6 of the NBA Finals, more heartbreaking injury news for the Golden State Warriors after Kevin Durant ruptured...
The injuries pile up, and the Warriors’ reign ends
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — In the end, they were just battered and broken.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest from Thursday night's Game 6 of the NBA Finals (all times local):
The Toronto Raptors are NBA champions for the first time.
Much at stake in a last NBA Finals trip to Oracle Arena
TORONTO (AP) — The NBA Finals are making one last trip to Oracle Arena.
For the Toronto Raptors, it's a second shot at a first championship.
Warriors hang on to stay alive, win Game 5 of NBA Finals
TORONTO (AP) — The Golden State Warriors aren't letting go of the NBA title just yet.
With Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson shooting and Draymond Green swatting, the champions found a way to...
TORONTO (AP) — The Latest from Monday night's Game 5 of the NBA Finals (all times local):
Kyle Lowry's 3-pointer at the buzzer was well off, and the Golden State Warriors...
Toronto tries to secure NBA Finals against Golden State in game 5
Golden State Warriors (57-25, first in the Western Conference during the regular season) vs. Toronto Raptors (58-24, second in the Eastern Conference during the regular season)
Leonard, Raptors move within victory of first championship
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kawhi Leonard's hot hand is sending the Raptors home to Toronto on the cusp of a startling upset for Canada.
Leonard outdueled the Splash Brothers for 36 points and 12...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest from Friday night's Game 4 of the NBA Finals (all times local):
The Toronto Raptors are one win from their first NBA title.
Warriors’ Klay Thompson set to return for NBA Finals Game 4
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Everyone knows about Klay Thompson's ability to get dangerously hot in a hurry on offense.
His stingy defense might just be the thing that matters most when he returns...
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Curry’s heroics not enough to save Warriors in Game 3
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry did all he could to lead the injury-depleted Golden State Warriors.
It wasn't enough.
Curry scored 47 points — a playoff career-high for the...
Raptors hit big shots, beat Warriors for 2-1 NBA Finals lead
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — For every amazing shot in a career night by Stephen Curry on his home court, Kawhi Leonard, Kyle Lowry and Danny Green kept finding dazzling answers of their own.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest from Wednesday's Game 3 of the NBA Finals (all times local):
Toronto fended off a playoff-career-high 47 points from Stephen Curry, and beat...
Kevin Durant out for Game 3 of NBA Finals
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Golden State Warriors will take the floor once more without two-time reigning NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant, counting on their depth and home court to carry them as they...
Golden State, Toronto face off with series tied 1-1
Toronto Raptors (58-24, second in the Eastern Conference during the regular season) vs. Golden State Warriors (57-25, first in the Western Conference during the regular season)
Thompson questionable for Game 3, Looney out indefinitely
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State guard Klay Thompson has a mild strain in his left hamstring that forced him out of Game 2 in the NBA Finals and he is listed as questionable for Game 3 against...
Warriors beat Raptors 109-104 to even NBA Finals
TORONTO (AP) — The Golden State Warriors relied on a champion's heart to overcome their weary bodies.
Klay Thompson scored 25 points before leaving with a hamstring injury, Stephen Curry had...
TORONTO (AP) — The Latest from Sunday's Game 2 of the NBA Finals (all times local):
Andre Iguodala's 3-pointer with 5.9 seconds left was the clincher, Klay Thompson scored...
What, them worry? Warriors confident despite NBA Finals hole
TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors are rugged and relentless, capable of punishing teams in transition any time they make a mistake.
The Golden State Warriors felt like they were seeing a...
TORONTO (AP) — The Latest from the NBA Finals and Thursday's Game 1 between the Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors (all times local):
Analysis: Why the Warriors will win the NBA Finals
TORONTO (AP) — Golden State coach Steve Kerr dropped the hint eight months ago that this season may be the end of the Warriors, at least as the team is currently configured.
Warriors’ plan for stopping Kawhi is throw everything at him
TORONTO (AP) — Draymond Green believes he's the best defensive player in basketball. Klay Thompson sought inclusion on the NBA's all-defensive team for years. Andre Iguodala, even at 35 years old,...
Klay Thompson adds meditation to his mental preparation
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Klay Thompson craved a little calm.
The Golden State guard needed something more to balance out his basketball routine, so he added meditation to help him get centered...
Analysis: NBA Finals will decide a champion, and much more
It all comes down to this.
Matchups for the NBA Finals between the Warriors and Raptors
The position matchup breakdown for the 2019 NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors:
Warriors look to build off strong, well-balanced Game 1
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Golden State Warriors displayed that familiar swagger, celebrated in front of the home crowd as they so love to do and got contributions on both ends of the floor from...
Warriors’ Durant likely out for Games 1 and 2 vs Blazers
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant watched from home in the Bay Area as the Golden State Warriors finished off James Harden and the Houston Rockets on the road.
Warriors move to conference finals despite missing Durant
HOUSTON (AP) — The Golden State Warriors still have plenty of work to do if they hope to win their third straight championship.
But after fending off the Houston Rockets on Friday night...
Curry, short-handed Warriors knock out Rockets in Game 6
HOUSTON (AP) — After Stephen Curry bounced back from the first scoreless first half of his playoff career to score 33 points in the last two quarters and help the Golden State Warriors eliminate...
Golden State visits Houston with 3-2 series lead
Golden State Warriors (57-25, first in the Western Conference during the regular season) vs. Houston Rockets (53-29, fourth in the Western Conference during the regular season)
Durant goes down, Warriors hold off Rockets in Game 5
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Golden State Warriors have won plenty of games on the postseason stage without their biggest stars.
This time, Kevin Durant went down, and Klay Thompson and...
On Basketball: Has Kyrie played his last game for Celtics?
When the buzzer sounded in Milwaukee on Wednesday night, the question immediately became this: Has Kyrie Irving played his last game for the Boston Celtics?