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Junior Circuit: Big league sons making own names in majors

Jun. 27, 2022 16:47 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Growing up as the son of a major league ballplayer, Terry Francona knew the rules: “Talk only when spoken to, or I’d be spanked.” When Francona became a big league manager and his players would bring their kids around, he ran a more hospitable clubhouse. ...

Warriors select forward Patrick Baldwin Jr. with 28th pick

Jun. 24, 2022 01:07 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Golden State Warriors will build a roster with the mission to repeat as NBA champions. How the team's new draft picks will fit into that quest remains to be seen. The Warriors selected forward Patrick Baldwin Jr. from the University of...

Magic take Banchero 1st, Holmgren, Smith follow in NBA draft

Jun. 24, 2022 00:35 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The question for weeks leading into the NBA draft was whether the first pick would be Paolo Banchero, Chet Holmgren or Jabari Smith Jr. The answer finally came Thursday night — and even Banchero didn't know it until moments before the announcement of the Orlando...

Champion Warriors celebrate fourth title in eight seasons

Jun. 20, 2022 17:59 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — From the moment all those months ago that Klay Thompson uttered “championship or bust” with his team off to an 18-2 start, the Golden State Warriors seemed set to make good on his lofty proclamation. It took Thompson getting healthy at last, then Draymond...

'We ain't done': NBA champion Warriors already looking ahead

Jun. 17, 2022 16:21 PM EDT

The goal was enormous: Return to the NBA’s mountaintop. And now with that monumental task complete, the NBA champion Golden State Warriors already have a new target: staying up there for a while. The victory cigars hadn’t been extinguished after the title-clinching...

Analysis: On Stephen Curry, far more than a great shooter

Jun. 17, 2022 08:53 AM EDT

Greatest shooter ever. That’s what everyone has been calling Golden State’s Stephen Curry for years now, for obvious reasons. Nobody in the history of basketball has made more 3-pointers or made the art of throwing a ball through a hoop look easier than Curry does. He has earned...

Warriors beat Celtics 103-90 to win 4th NBA title in 8 years

Jun. 17, 2022 08:30 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Golden State Warriors are NBA champions once again, topping the Boston Celtics 103-90 on Thursday night for their fourth title in the last eight seasons. Stephen Curry scored 34 points and was named the NBA Finals MVP as the Warriors claimed the franchise’s...

The Kerr Dynasty: Player or coach, Warriors boss just wins

Jun. 16, 2022 03:01 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — He hit a championship-winning shot with Michael Jordan. He calls the shots for Stephen Curry. From clutch to coach, Steve Kerr has done it all for some of basketball’s biggest winners. Any team that can claim to be a dynasty across the last 30 years of the NBA has...

Warriors lean on history with a chance to close out Celtics

Jun. 15, 2022 17:27 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Stephen Curry and the Warriors have been within a game of clinching a championship in three of Golden State’s previous five trips to the NBA Finals during his 13-year NBA career. Back again and with a 3-2 series lead on the Celtics, Curry says he’ll lean on that...

Curry, Green, Thompson seek one win to add another title

Jun. 14, 2022 18:42 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and emotional, do-everything teammate Draymond Green began Golden State’s climb nearly a decade ago, they were still relatively young and each establishing themselves in their careers. At far different stages of their...