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Curry, Thompson ready to lead Warriors vs surprising Mavs

May. 17, 2022 21:04 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Many months ago and well before he returned to the court from an injury absence of more than 2 1/2 years, Klay Thompson made a bold proclamation: “It's championship or bust." Thompson, Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors are one step closer to having...

Mavericks-Warriors Western Conference finals preview capsule

May. 17, 2022 13:02 PM EDT

Preview capsule for the Golden State-Dallas Western Conference finals series that starts Wednesday: No. 3 GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS (53-29, 8-3) vs. No. 4 DALLAS MAVERICKS (52-30, 8-5) Season series: Mavericks, 3-1 Schedule: Wednesday and Friday at Golden...

Warriors welcome back coach Steve Kerr from COVID protocols

May. 15, 2022 16:29 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Steve Kerr is out of the NBA's health and safety protocols and preparing to coach the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference finals after missing the last three games of the semifinal round against Memphis with COVID-19. Kerr said his symptoms were...

Curry, Thompson send Warriors into Western Conference finals

May. 14, 2022 02:15 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — This kind of playoff triumph is three years in the making for Klay Thompson, who endured countless hours of rehab and heartache to reach this point again. And after another spectacular shooting performance on the big stage, coach Mike Brown just wanted to offer...

Bucks, Warriors try to close out second-round series at home

May. 12, 2022 19:57 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks want to build off the momentum from a thrilling comeback. The Golden State Warriors seek to put an embarrassing loss behind them as both teams attempt to end their second-round series. Both have 3-2 leads and are at home Friday night for Game 6....

Grizzlies rout Warriors to avoid elimination, force Game 6

May. 12, 2022 01:21 AM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies fought off elimination with the highest-scoring performance in their franchise's postseason history. And with All-Star guard Ja Morant cheering from the bench. Then Morant upped the ante by chanting “Grizz in seven!” ...

Curry, Warriors rally past Grizzlies 101-98 for 3-1 lead

May. 10, 2022 02:15 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Their coach sidelined again as has happened several times before, even during the playoffs, Stephen Curry took charge and led the Golden State Warriors back. Mike Brown grabbed the clipboard as acting head coach, just like he did during a title run five years...

Jokic, Nuggets avoid sweep with Game 4 victory over Warriors

Apr. 24, 2022 20:37 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Denver Nuggets aren't fazed. They realize no team has ever won four elimination games in a single postseason series. They also know they're the only team in league history to overcome back-to-back 3-1 playoff deficits. That's where they find...

Thompson scores 33, Warriors beat Lakers to win third in row

Apr. 08, 2022 01:43 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Golden State coach Steve Kerr made a point to tell Klay Thompson he played his best game yet since returning in January from a 2 1/2-year absence following surgeries and long rehabs on his left knee and right Achilles. Jordan Poole keeps doing his part to...

Warriors win second straight, beat struggling Kings 109-90

Apr. 04, 2022 00:19 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Andrew Wiggins scored 25 points, Jordan Poole added 22 and the Golden State Warriors held off the Sacramento Kings 109-90 on Sunday night. Nemanja Bjelica had season highs of 19 points and 12 rebounds to go with his six assists in the Warriors’ second...