Giannis Antetokounmpo’s future: Why Warriors could still have a chance

MILWAUKEE, WI – JANUARY 12: Giannis Antetokounmpo #34 of the Milwaukee Bucks reacts to an officials call during the first half of a game against the Golden State Warriors at the Bradley Center on January 12, 2018 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this […]

Bucks took shortcut to contention around Giannis Antetokounmpo and came up short

The Bucks will get the pick, No. 24, this year. It’s a key arrow in the quiver as they try to upgrade Antetokounmpo’s older supporting cast. Milwaukee also has Donte DiVincenzo, a 23-year-old who took a major step forward this year and could continue to improve.

Bay Briefing: Is it safe to go outside?

It’s another sign of lessening demand for Bay Area office space as health orders keep workers at home for months and companies embrace long-term remote work, particularly in the tech sector. The shift to hiring outside the Bay Area could put an end to nearly a decade of relentless rent growth and low office supply, […]

Heat reach the East finals, top Bucks to win series 4-1

Antetokounmpo didn’t play and there were still three of the other nine members of the NBA’s All-Defensive Team, announced earlier Tuesday, in the game. Lopez, Bledsoe and Adebayo were all second-team selections. Antetokounmpo was a first-teamer, as would be expected for the player who also won Defensive Player of the Year.

Two 49ers players sit for national anthem; Cardinals remain in locker room

Shortly before joining their teammates on the sideline for the national anthem, a dozen or so 49ers players took a knee in the end zone. The Cardinals, apparently looking for a way to avoid controversy over respect for the flag and patriotism, stayed in the locker room.

Warriors mailbag: Assessing Golden State’s options with No. 2 pick

It needs some work. If the Warriors are seriously going to contend for a title next season, they must have at least eight or nine players they can rely upon in the playoffs. Right now, if I’m Steve Kerr, I’d only be comfortable giving five or six players meaningful postseason minutes: Curry, Thompson, Green, Wiggins, […]