Stephen Curry - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Stephen Curry Warriors ready for third straight NBA Finals appearance SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Kevin Durant does not need to be told that Golden State should have a muted celebration after winning the Western Conference Finals. Durant is fully aware a tough challenge waits for them. It's why Durant signed with the Warriors and why Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green embraced him at the expense of their own stats. ... Tue, 23 May 2017 07:31:00 GMT 2017-05-23T07:31:00Z Curry's 36 points leads Warriors to sweep Spurs, 129-115 SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Golden State made sure the inevitable was unavoidable. Heavily favored to beat the Spurs, especially once Kawhi Leonard sustained a series-ending injury, the Warriors completed a dominant sweep in the Western Conference Finals. Stephen Curry scored 36 points and Golden State beat injury-ravaged San Antonio with a 129-... Tue, 23 May 2017 06:28:00 GMT 2017-05-23T06:28:00Z Finals are 1 win away for Warriors, who have Spurs on brink San Antonio's sense of humor was still there Sunday. Gregg Popovich predicted that Golden State stayed out way late after winning Game 3 of the Western Conference finals, celebrating with burgers and sundaes before spending Sunday playing poker. Manu Ginobili, amid plenty of questions about whether his career is ending, said the Spurs planned to lose the first three games of... Sun, 21 May 2017 20:11:00 GMT 2017-05-21T20:11:00Z Kevin Durant, Warriors beat Spurs 120-108, take 3-0 lead SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Spurs were injured, but Golden State was expecting a fevered fight on the home floor of the five-time NBA champions. The Warriors' depth and talent settled things early. Kevin Durant had 33 points and 10 rebounds and Golden State beat injury-riddled San Antonio 120-108 on Saturday night to take a 3-0 lead in the Western Conference Finals. ... Sun, 21 May 2017 12:30:00 GMT 2017-05-21T12:30:00Z Zaza Pachulia expected to be enemy No. 1 for Spurs fans OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry pulled Zaza Pachulia aside and made one thing clear to the Warriors big man: We got your back. Other teammates echoed that message. Pachulia will most certainly receive a villain's welcome for Game 3 of the Western Conference finals Saturday at AT&T Center regardless of whether he's on the court or not, simply because he was involved in t... Fri, 19 May 2017 23:22:00 GMT 2017-05-19T23:22:00Z Harden, James top All-NBA team; George, Hayward shut out NEW YORK (AP) — For Cleveland's LeBron James, there was history. For Houston's James Harden, there was affirmation. And for Indiana's Paul George and Utah's Gordon Hayward, a chance at signing contracts exceeding $200 million this summer is gone. James and Harden headlined the All-NBA first team that was unveiled by t... Thu, 18 May 2017 20:41:00 GMT 2017-05-18T20:41:00Z Warriors, Spurs will try to use break to rest and heal again OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Still unbeaten, the Golden State Warriors have a few days to heal up again. Gregg Popovich's time will be spent working to get his San Antonio Spurs to wake up, before it's too late. And determine whether injured superstar Kawhi Leonard might be healthy enough to return from an ankle injury, too. Sure, the Warriors just pulled off a... Wed, 17 May 2017 06:24:00 GMT 2017-05-17T06:24:00Z Warriors trounce Spurs without Leonard for 2-0 series lead OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Steve Kerr provided a strong message, just not from his usual spot on the bench: Play with urgency from the opening tip this time. The Golden State Warriors did just that for their ailing coach watching from the locker room, and left Gregg Popovich questioning and criticizing his Spurs players for a lack of belief and feeling sorry for themselves witho... Wed, 17 May 2017 04:53:00 GMT 2017-05-17T04:53:00Z Spurs' Kawhi Leonard ruled out for Game 2 vs Warriors SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has ruled Kawhi Leonard out for Game 2 of the Western Conference finals with a sprained left ankle caused by what Popovich described as a "dangerous" and "unsportsmanlike" closeout by Golden State's Zaza Pachulia. Leonard had an MRI on Monday and Popovich had no timetable on when he'd be able to return to ac... Mon, 15 May 2017 23:49:00 GMT 2017-05-15T23:49:00Z Debate rages on about play that sidelined Spurs' Leonard Zaza Pachulia's foul on Kawhi Leonard was either dirty or just dangerous, and Gregg Popovich isn't interested in the NBA's opinion. "I don't care what the league does. I'm just telling you how I feel," the Spurs coach said Monday. "The league is the league. They do what they do. I couldn't care less." Popovich ruled Leo... Mon, 15 May 2017 22:33:00 GMT 2017-05-15T22:33:00Z Warriors rally for 113-111 win after Spurs lose Leonard OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry started the rally in the third to get Golden State going, then Kevin Durant was determined to do his part in the fourth. Two of the biggest stars on one side delivered when the best player on the other went down. Curry scored 40 points and hit a tying 3-pointer with 1:48 remaining, and the Warriors r... Mon, 15 May 2017 00:11:00 GMT 2017-05-15T00:11:00Z Warriors, Spurs series filled with familiar story lines OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Leave it to Gregg Popovich to play mind games ahead of the Western Conference finals. So, what will he do to prepare his defense to stop the high-flying Warriors? "Pray," Popovich quipped Saturday before the Spurs departed Texas for the Bay Area. Stephen Curry could only chuckle at that one. "Ga... Sun, 14 May 2017 01:09:00 GMT 2017-05-14T01:09:00Z Warriors' Kerr returns to practice for 1st time in 3 weeks OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Hearing Steve Kerr's voice again in a team meeting, talking strategy and a game plan for the Spurs, made Stephen Curry's Saturday. Seeing the reigning NBA coach of the year on the practice floor for the first time in more than three weeks had acting Golden State coach Mike Brown in great spirits. "It was just nice... Sat, 13 May 2017 21:53:00 GMT 2017-05-13T21:53:00Z Warriors await challenge after cruising to 8-0 in playoffs SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Golden State Warriors are four wins from their third consecutive trip to the NBA Finals — and likely a third straight showdown with the Cleveland Cavaliers. With four All-Stars, including two MVPs, it's not hard to see why. The Warriors eliminated the Utah Jazz in a sweep Monday night and are 8-0 in the postsea... Tue, 09 May 2017 07:08:00 GMT 2017-05-09T07:08:00Z Curry's 30 lead Warriors to sweep after 121-95 win over Jazz SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Splash Brothers provided the fast start, and the Golden State Warriors made it a quick finish to the second round. They're four wins from another NBA Finals appearance, and so far nobody can slow them down. Stephen Curry scored 30 points and the Warriors completed a second-round sweep of the Utah Jazz with a 12... Tue, 09 May 2017 05:16:00 GMT 2017-05-09T05:16:00Z Warriors' smothering defense overlooked during win streak SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Golden State Warriors' offense — led by former MVPs Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant — has overwhelmed the Utah Jazz for a 3-0 lead in the second-round Western Conference playoff series. Lost in the highlights has been a smothering defense allowing just 99.3 points per game — second-best among teams still alive in the postseason. W... Mon, 08 May 2017 06:22:00 GMT 2017-05-08T06:22:00Z Durant scores 38 points, Warriors beat Jazz to take 3-0 lead SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Golden State Warriors gave another big example why they signed Kevin Durant during the offseason, and why others around the NBA were dismayed with the addition. Durant had 38 points and 13 rebounds and the Warriors beat the Utah Jazz 102-91 on Saturday night to take a 3-0 lead in the Western Conference semifinal series. ... Sun, 07 May 2017 04:43:00 GMT 2017-05-07T04:43:00Z Green shows range, leads Warriors past Jazz for 2-0 lead OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Now, the Golden State Warriors want Draymond Green to pack his 3-point shot for the altitude of Salt Lake City. Green showed Quin Snyder his hot hand and range up close, knocking down five 3-pointers and scoring 21 points before a brief knee scare late in the Golden State Warriors' 115-104 victory over the Utah Jazz on Thursday night for a 2-0 lead in ... Fri, 05 May 2017 16:52:00 GMT 2017-05-05T16:52:00Z After a week off, Curry, Warriors roll past Jazz in Game 1 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry pulled off a razzle-dazzle spin move right around big Rudy Gobert at the perimeter, went in for a layup and raised his hands, begging the sellout crowd to do its thing. The Golden State Warriors sure did theirs, using that up-tempo, pass-happy style to run right by the Utah Jazz in Game 1 of the Western Conference semi... Wed, 03 May 2017 07:21:00 GMT 2017-05-03T07:21:00Z Deliberate Jazz try to slow down Warriors in 2nd round OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Utah Jazz had the slowest pace in the league during the regular season, while the push-it-at-every-chance Golden State Warriors were among the fastest as they tried to establish their tempo from the tip. That clash of styles even showed up in the first round of the playoffs, as the Jazz needed a Game 7 to get past the Los Angele... Mon, 01 May 2017 23:36:00 GMT 2017-05-01T23:36:00Z Cavs, Warriors sweeps mean time to rest, get mental breather OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant can take some pressure off that tender left calf. LeBron James has extra time to recoup after barely leaving the floor in the first round. Golden State coach Steve Kerr scheduled some medical appointments as he deals with debilitating symptoms still affecting him nearly two years after complications from a pair of back surgeries. ... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 23:16:00 GMT 2017-04-28T23:16:00Z Warriors move on with a sweep of the Trail Blazers PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Long after the Trail Blazers had left their court, many of Golden State's players celebrated on the floor at the Moda Center to the delight of a rather large contingent of yellow-clad fans who chanted "War-ri-ors! War-ri-ors!" The first-round sweep was sweet, even in Portland's house. Stephen Curry scored 37 points and Golden State b... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 06:15:00 GMT 2017-04-25T06:15:00Z Ailing Kerr won't coach Warriors in Game 4 PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Ailing Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr says he won't be on the sidelines for Game 4 on Monday against the Portland Trail Blazers because of symptoms stemming from back surgery. Kerr stayed behind at the team hotel for Saturday night's Game 3 at Portland's Moda Center. Assistant Mike Brown took over and the Warriors overcame a ... Sun, 23 Apr 2017 22:59:00 GMT 2017-04-23T22:59:00Z Warriors take 3-0 series lead over Blazers with 119-113 win PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Stephen Curry wasn't trying to be a hero. He just wanted the win. Curry scored 34 points — including a 3-pointer with just about a minute left that all but sealed the victory — and the Golden State Warriors overcame a slow start to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 119-113 and take a 3-0 lead in their first-round playoff series. ... Sun, 23 Apr 2017 07:07:00 GMT 2017-04-23T07:07:00Z Kevin Durant still questionable for playoff Game 3 Saturday OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant dealt with so much scrutiny when he decided to join Golden State last July, he keeps reminding himself of that and considering the big picture as he waits again to get healthy and help his team. "It's not life or death. I'm not on my death bed," Durant said Friday. "I got on the court today. It's not the end of the worl... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 22:47:00 GMT 2017-04-21T22:47:00Z Warriors take 2-0 series lead on Blazers, win without Durant OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — JaVale McGee has made a name for himself catching lob passes and reliably slamming them home to the pure delight of his teammates, and oh did those matter for the short-handed Golden State Warriors as they moved one win closer to another NBA championship. The typically spot-on Splash Brothers weren't hitting consistently. Kevin Dura... Thu, 20 Apr 2017 11:41:00 GMT 2017-04-20T11:41:00Z Portland's Nurkic out Game 2, Warriors' Durant questionable OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Golden State Warriors figured out how to win during a long stretch without Kevin Durant once. Now they might have to do so again on the playoff stage. Durant missed Golden State's practice Tuesday because of a strained left calf and was listed as questionable for Wednesday's Game 2 against Portland, which will be playing without injured center Jusu... Tue, 18 Apr 2017 22:08:00 GMT 2017-04-18T22:08:00Z Durant shines in Golden State playoff debut in Game 1 win OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant patted his chest after two big baskets in the fourth quarter and let everybody know "I got this!" Stephen Curry knocked down a timely baseline 3-pointer, reached his hand high and gestured to further ignite a raucous sellout crowd. On a day Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum put on a dazzling display of shot-making for Port... Sun, 16 Apr 2017 23:24:00 GMT 2017-04-16T23:24:00Z Warriors ready to start another special postseason run OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — That chase for 73 wins and breaking the Chicago Bulls' record last season generated so much scrutiny when the Golden State Warriors failed to win it all at the end. How might have that taken a toll come playoff time? Did fatigue factor in when it mattered most? Nah, Steve Kerr refuses to think about it that way. S... Sat, 15 Apr 2017 21:44:00 GMT 2017-04-15T21:44:00Z Stephen Curry has NBA's best-selling jersey once again NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Curry has the best-selling jersey in the NBA for the second consecutive year. The league announced Tuesday that sales show the Golden State Warriors' two-time league MVP leading LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and Kyrie Irving for the most popular jersey this season. The NBA also said t... Tue, 11 Apr 2017 19:40:00 GMT 2017-04-11T19:40:00Z