Monthly Archives: January 2017

Appreciating the Warriors’ weekend wins; Curry since Christmas; cloaking Lillard and McCollum; Evan Turner’s miss

It was a terrific weekend for the Warriors — another terrific weekend for the Warriors — but those are becoming commonplace around here. The Warriors hammered the LA Clippers, still one of the better teams in the NBA if you … Continue reading

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‘Warriors WrapUp’: Evan Turner misses wide-open 3 as Warriors hold on for 113-111 win over Blazers; GSW blows 21-point first-half lead but survives late Portland push

“Scary, crazy,” was how Warriors center Zaza Pachulia described the finish to Golden State’s 113-111 win over the Blazers in Portland on Sunday night. The Warriors survived a wide-open, 3-point attempt by Evan Turner at the final buzzer to get … Continue reading

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Curry splendid in the third quarter as Warriors hammer Clippers 144-98

Not a rivalry. Not even close. The Warriors beat the Los Angeles Clippers for the eighth consecutive time on Saturday, and this one was as emphatic as any of the previous seven. Golden State drilled LA 144-98, getting a splendid … Continue reading

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The Vertical’s Michael Lee and Washington Post’s Tim Bontemps: On futures of Clippers, Carmelo Anthony, Jimmy Butler, and who plays with the Warriors all-stars

On the “NBA This Week,” we welcomed Michael Lee of the Vertical and Tim Bontemps of the Washington Post. With the Warriors facing the LA Clippers on Saturday night at Oracle, we talked about what happened to one of the … Continue reading

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Can we please call fewer fouls on 3-point shooters?

Make no mistake about it, the charge-block call continues to be one of the least appealing aspects of the NBA and how it’s officiated, but there’s another annoyance climbing the pecking order in a hurry. Fouls on 3-point shooters. There … Continue reading

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‘Warriors WrapUp’: Nearly perfect final 6 minutes lifts Golden State to 113-103 win over Charlotte; Durant carries Warriors in fourth quarter; Hornets’ big men struggle against small lineup

The Warriors found themselves in a ¬†tight ballgame late on Wednesday, but there was no need to worry about their crunch-time offense. Golden State was nearly perfect the final six-plus minutes against the Hornets in Charlotte and ended up winning … Continue reading

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‘Sal and Steiny’: with Peter Hartlaub, SF Chronicle pop culture critic

We had a lot of fun doing this week’s podcast — with San Francisco Chronicle pop culture critic Peter Hartlaub. If you don’t know Peter, he’s an expert when it comes to all things San Francisco/Oakland/Bay Area. We talked to … Continue reading

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After Chris Webber-Don Nelson feud, Warriors descended into decade-long bleakness; DeClercq, Welsch, Gatling, LaRue, Farmer, Owes, Delk, Jimmy Jackson …

Guess I’ll call this unwritten book. I’ve been putting some old Warriors’ stories here — along with all my other usual type stuff. If not here, then where … Back in 1995-96, Warriors fans had no idea what they were … Continue reading

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‘Warriors WrapUp’: Waiters’ 3-pointer gives Heat 105-102 win over Golden State; Warriors struggle from beyond the arc; late rally from 10 points down falls short

  This one looked like the past three games for the Warriors — up until the third quarter, that is. The Warriors didn’t have any of their usual after-halftime magic on Monday in Miami, and the result was an unexpected … Continue reading

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Stephen Curry almost went to Phoenix on draft day, then walked into a s**t storm on Day 1 of Warriors’ training camp

If you’re going to start with Stephen Curry in our book that will never be written (don’t worry, we’ll have some older Warriors’ stuff down the line), you’ve got to start with the 2009 NBA draft. In addition, you must … Continue reading

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