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Klay Thompson on his golf game and impact he hopes his foundation provides

<b>‘THREE!’ chronicles the Warriors run to the 2018 NBA Championship. <br>Order the book today!</b><p>SAN FRANCISCO – Usually, nothing bothers Klay Thompson.<p>He …

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Klay Thompson: “I would like to be a Warrior for life”

<b>‘THREE!’ chronicles the Warriors run to the 2018 NBA Championship. <br>Order the book today!</b><p>SAN FRANCISCO – As he sat on a couch in his hotel room, …

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Photos: Warriors Championship Trophy Tour

<i>Click here if you have trouble viewing the gallery on your mobile device.</i><p>The 2015, 2017 and 2018 Larry O’Brien NBA Championship trophies won by the …

McCollum has another message for Warriors; it’s not ‘Congrats on your success’

What, again?<p>Yes, again. The Portland Blazers’ CJ McCollum continues to put the “shooting” in shooting guard.<p>Three weeks ago, McCollum invited the …

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Blazers guard CJ McCollum says he’ll never join the Warriors

Portland Trailblazers guard CJ McCollum has had a lot to say about the Warriors this summer.<p>On Wednesday, a video surfaced of McCollum talking to …

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Kevin Durant invests in Andreessen Horowitz fund to get people of color into tech

Golden State Warriors superstar Kevin Durant is teaming up with a major venture capital firm to help get more people of color into Silicon Valley …

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Why Mayor Schaaf told Stephen Curry that Warriors are ‘staying in Oakland’

Oakland mayor Libby Schaaf used her appearance in one of Stephen Curry’s YouTube channel episodes to clear up something about the Warriors’ impending …

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Steph Curry makes huge donation to pro golfer’s cancer-stricken wife

Yes, Stephen Curry missed the cut in last week’s Ellie Mae Classic in Hayward. But he left the Web.com Tour a far sight better than he found it.<p>After …

Stephen Curry falls apart in second round, misses cut in the Ellie Mae Classic

HAYWARD – Warriors guard Stephen Curry shot an 86 Friday afternoon in the second round of the Web.com Tour’s Ellie Mae Classic at TPC Stonebrae.<p>With …

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Your Warriors viewing guide for the 2018-19 season

The NBA released the full schedule for the 2018-19 season on Friday, two days after the league unveiled national television matchups for opening …

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See Klay Thompson’s dog Rocco display mad skills at his master’s basketball camp

They say that after a few years of togetherness dog owners and their pets start to look like each other. In fact, the BBC reported a story in 2015 …

Stephen Curry puts together solid first round in Ellie Mae Classic

Warriors guard and part-time golfer Stephen Curry shot a 71 first round Thursday afternoon in the Web.com Tour’s Ellie Mae Classic at TPC Stonebrae …

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Iguodala on Warriors’ secret to success, and a hot take sure to incite barstool rhubarbs

Back in the olden days — think “I Love Lucy,” President Eisenhower, hula hoops and drive-ins — it used to be said that rooting for the New York …

Warriors finalizing a deal with Rick Celebrini to head medical staff

The Warriors are finalizing a deal with physiotherapist Rick Celebrini to become the head of Golden State’s medical staff, team sources told the Bay …

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Warriors tabbed for another Christmas game; guess who’ll be dropping by?

Good news for Bay Area basketball fans. That guy with the beard will be visiting again on Christmas Day.<p>No, not Santa. LeBron.<p>The NBA on Wednesday …

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Stephen Curry says Trump’s tweet to LeBron is based in racism

HAYWARD – Though Warriors guard Stephen Curry may list LeBron James as his fiercest on-court rival, it doesn’t mean the sharpshooter won’t support …

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Jason Kidd wants to coach Warriors? Not so fast

Some people just can’t take a joke. Just ask Jason Kidd.<p>The legendary Bay Area hoopster raised some eyebrows when he said he’d like to come home and …

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As if to prove Charles Barkley’s point, Kevin Durant gives Dwyane Wade’s son a few tips

Are you like me? Are you starved for news about the Warriors’ Kevin Durant? It’s been, what, days since we had an update?<p>I’m here to serve.<p>We’ll …

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Warriors’ Stephen Curry excited for new chapter in LeBron rivalry

WALNUT CREEK — Stephen Curry can only imagine the intensity level of the Lakers-Warriors rivalry now that LeBron James has landed in L.A.<p>After four …

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Warriors’ preseason schedule includes LeBron in San Jose, Durant in Seattle

In just 7 1/2 weeks, the back-to-back NBA champion Warriors will return to the floor when they take on the Timberwolves in their preseason opener at …

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Warriors dismiss longtime PA voice Matt Hurwitz; what they’re thinking now

The Warriors have cut the cord on veteran public address announcer Matt Hurwitz, according to The Athletic.<p>Hurwitz, a native San Franciscan, manned …

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Ayesha Curry reveals the cute new guy in her life

Ayesha Curry has proclaimed that her husband Stephen Curry has some serious “completion” for her affections.<p>But perhaps the Golden State Warriors …

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Draymond Green says Tristan Thompson fight stories not accurate

Draymond Green couldn’t stay silent any longer. After watching and reading multiple reports of how he was punched out by Tristan Thompson, the …

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Durant sets record straight: This is the real me, ‘The guy in OKC was the phony’

Is it me, or is being Kevin Durant not as much fun as it used to be?<p>The Instagram feud with a high school boy.<p>The contentious appearance on C.J. …

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Report: Warriors’ Green, Cavs’ Thompson fight at ESPYs after party

If sketchy, third-hand anonymous reports are to be believed, the ESPYs had one whale of an after party.<p>Bossip.com, citing multiple sources, reported …

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Dwight Howard explains why he chose Wizards over Warriors

All-Star center Dwight Howard said signing with the Washington Wizards rather than pursuing an opportunity with the world champion Warriors was a …

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It’s official: Steph Curry is having the best summer ever

At this rate Stephen Curry is going to have the best summer since Walt Disney opened his first theme park.<p>It was announced Monday that Curry, for the …

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Why Warriors’ biggest threat vows: ‘We’ll be right there’

LAS VEGAS — James Harden was so close to toppling the champs he could taste it. That was before the Houston Rockets, the team specially constructed …

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What is going on between Kevin Durant and Portland TrailBlazers star guard?

LAS VEGAS — In real life, as on social media, it’s tough to tell how seriously Kevin Durant takes his feuds.<p>Because even while playing down his …

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