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Wednesday NBA Roundup: Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry Perfecting 1-2 Punch

This had to be what Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors had in mind when they added Kevin Durant over the summer.     It's taken half a season to reach this point—and head coach Steve Kerr still constantly uses ... (Continue reading)

7 Questions the Golden State Warriors Must Answer Before 2017 NBA Trade Deadline

The Golden State Warriors don't need much, and tinkering with a team that owns the NBA's top record and net rating feels a little risky. (i.e., Adding a racing stripe to the Batmobile might sound cool in theory, but sometimes ... (Continue reading)

Wednesday NBA Roundup: Even in Victory, Warriors Have Questions They Must Answer

Thanks to that immortalized blown 3-1 lead in the 2016 NBA Finals and the more recent Christmas collapse, we may never get away from judging the Golden State Warriors on the basis of how they perform against the Cleveland Cavaliers. But maybe ... (Continue reading)

Monday NBA Roundup: Klay Thompson Reminds the League He’s No 3rd Wheel

It's not quite true that future opponents of the Golden State Warriors will look at Klay Thompson's 60-point eruption and say to themselves, "Well, you've just got to live with that." But it's close. And that—the wholly inequitable state of affairs in ... (Continue reading)

Monday NBA Roundup: Warriors Finding Ways to Win, Even vs. League’s Top Defense

It's hard to know exactly when the inherent unfairness of life as a Golden State Warriors opponent sunk in for the Atlanta Hawks, who fell in Oakland by a final of 105-100 on Monday. But there's a good chance it happened ... (Continue reading)

1st-Place Clippers Continue Passing Tests and Monday NBA Takeaways

There is no defined set of steps in an NBA team’s progress toward true, asterisk-free title contention. But if there were, the Los Angeles Clippers might have ascended to a new one Monday: In matter-of-factly dispatching a Toronto Raptors team 123-115 ... (Continue reading)

Wednesday NBA Roundup: Warriors Establishing Dominance Despite Lingering Flaws

The beautifully flawed Golden State Warriors beat the Toronto Raptors by a final of 127-121 on Wednesday, thereby passing their first high-profile test since getting deconstructed by the San Antonio Spurs on opening night, Well...kind of passed. Sort of. Mostly. Sloppy, disjointed and even physically overwhelmed for ... (Continue reading)

Are the 2016-17 Warriors the Greatest Team Ever on Paper?

Are the 2016-17 Golden State Warriors the greatest team ever on paper? If we take Kevin Durant at his word, we already have our answer. "I wouldn't say we're the best on-paper team in NBA history," Durant told Sina (via CSN Bay ... (Continue reading)

Golden State Warriors Complete 2016-17 Season Preview

Less than two minutes into the Golden State Warriors' second preseason game—a 45-point incineration of the Los Angeles Clippers on Oct. 4—it happened. Stephen Curry jogged the ball up the left sideline in semi-transition as two Clipper defenders darted out to ... (Continue reading)

Golden State Warriors’ Dreams Get Real as Kevin Durant Lights Up Oracle Arena

OAKLAND, Calif. — The dreamlike idea of Kevin Durant playing for the Golden State Warriors got real Tuesday, when Team USA faced China in a pre-Olympic exhibition at Oracle Arena. Based on the reaction of thousands of Warriors fans in attendance, ... (Continue reading)