Regardless if Golden State won or lost Friday, Sunday’s matchup against the Grizzlies will determine who advances into the eighth and ninth seeds.
The stands at Chase Center were packed, and the energy before Sunday’s game was at a high level. It was loud and ready to greet for the first time the next great NBA player — Dragan Bender.
A patented D’Angelo Russell runner was followed by a dagger pull-up to finally ice the game.
The Warriors rode Stephen Curry’s 41 all the way to the finish, a 147-140 victory.
Spooky season was in full effect Halloween night at Oracle for Anthony Davis and the visiting Pelicans.
One quarter and one big run sent the Oracle crowd home happy with a series-clinching victory Tuesday night.
The loudest cheer Tuesday night at Oracle had nothing to do with the Warriors 121-116 victory.
The Pelicans don’t play anywhere near the defense the Spurs do. In Game 1, they tried to play with the Warriors pace.
Just like everyone predicted, the Warriors will play the six-seeded Pelicans — the only team to sweep in round one — starting Saturday.
It took one game more than they may have been expecting, but the Warriors are moving on.
Kevin Durant put the ball through the hoop as much as humanly possible Saturday at Oracle.
Questions lingered as Kevin Durant prepared to return to the court for the first time in a little over a month.
While the Warriors have already secured the No. 1 seed in the NBA’s Western Conference, the No. 8 seed — and Golden State’s first round opponent — has yet to be decided.
On a rainy afternoon in downtown Oakland, the mood inside the Warriors’ practice facility shined warm and bright.
Eight days ago, then-New Orleans Pelicans guard Buddy Hield was kicked out of a game for hitting DeMarcus Cousins in the groin.
The Oracle crowd had waited patiently, but no one gets one of sports’ loudest venues roaring quite like Stephen Curry.
The outcome was hardly in question. So Andrew Bogut heaved a three pointer. And made it.
Golden State’s offseason went like this: bottle, bottle, new corkscrew, bottle.
Point guard Stephen Curry picked up where no player has left off, breaking the scoring record for a reigning MVP to open the season.
At 35, Luke Walton’s 6-foot-8 frame fits in seamlessly with everyone on the Warriors Summer League roster.