‘I can’t say I was sure’: JR Smith admits he may have got NBA finals score wrong

Draymond Green didn’t sugarcoat it: Golden State got a little lucky to win Game 1 on a night James scored 51 points and the defending champions caught some big breaks. The Warriors hope to be far better with a chance to take a 2-0 series lead before the series shifts to Ohio. “Sometimes you need […]

Warriors agree to deal with Kevin Durant

The acquisition of Durant not only strengthens the Warriors, but it also keeps him away from their top challengers in the conference. It is a transaction that was believed to a long shot when the free-agency period tipped off late Thursday, but the Warriors are making a habit of pulling offseason upsets.

Warriors set to trade Andrew Bogut to Dallas

The Bogut transaction, first reported by ESPN, will allow the Warriors to get out from under the final $11 million of the center’s contract and will free up the money to ink Durant. The four-time scoring champion, who announced his decision to leave Oklahoma City on Monday, will make $26.6 million in the first season […]

Warriors fans get nostalgic over Oracle Arena ahead of Game 6

Although it wasn’t Esfandiari’s intent to inspire others to share their memories, he said that seeing others do so made him feel a sense of community. “I was getting people sharing memories from way before me … and I was seeing people share stories that are more recent than mine,” he said.

Whom could Warriors sign during NBA transaction window?

If the Warriors don’t believe Davis is ready for a 15-man roster spot, he could make sense as a two-way-contract option — a route that would have him split time between Golden State and Santa Cruz. That opportunity likely would require a solid showing at minicamp, which, given his tendency to get out of shape […]

Kevin Durant wills Warriors to Game 3 win over Cavaliers

Back from a bone bruise in his knee that sidelined him two weeks, Iguodala teamed with Durant, among others, to make life a bit more difficult on James. After ringing up a combined 80 points on 29-for-52 (55.8 percent) shooting, 17 rebounds and 21 assists in the first two games, James had to work harder […]

The Toronto Raptors win Canada’s first NBA championship

Thompson, second from right, sat out Game 3 with a hamstring injury. He was one of several Warriors who missed time during the series. Center Kevon Looney fractured cartilage in his chest in Game 2 and didn’t return until Game 5. And Durant, of course, missed most of the series.

JR Smith overcomes ‘very depressed state,’ lands with Lakers

“I went through a very depressed state for a long time,” Smith said Monday. “I’m a big video gamer, (but) I didn’t even play (NBA) 2K anymore. I don’t want to hoop, I don’t want to work out, I don’t want to play 2K, I don’t want do anything with basketball.”

NFL rallies around protesting players denounced by Trump

SOMERSET, N.J.,/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – NFL teams staged a show of solidarity with protesting players before Sunday’s games by kneeling, linking arms or staying off the field during the U.S. national anthem, defying President Donald Trump’s call for owners to fire those who refuse to stand.

On this day in sport: Major win for McIlroy, Cavs end long wait and England smash ODI record

His triple-double was influential in deciding the outcome of Game 7, though his most notable play was ‘The Block’ on Andre Iguodala late in proceedings. Yet it was Kyrie Irving who made the key shot with just under a minute remaining, sinking a three-pointer that helped clinch a 93-89 triumph.