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May 21, 2019 - 9:27 PM

The Warriors march to a historic fifth straight NBA Finals behind the triple-double performances of Stephen Curry and Draymond Green

Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images/AFP

Warriors still the comeback kids: 'We find a way'

May 21, 2019 - 3:46 PM

‘We know we can cover 17 points in a matter of 3 or 4 minutes,’ says Draymond Green after the Warriors rallied from a double-digit deficit for the third straight game

WEST KINGS. The Golden State Warriors rule the Western Conference to a advance to the NBA Finals for a historic fifth straight time. Photo from Golden State Warriors Twitter

'I hope it doesn't go unnoticed,' Kerr on Warriors' historic romp

May 21, 2019 - 2:08 PM

The Warriors become the only other team to reach 5 straight NBA Finals since the Celtics in the '60s

TWIN TRIPLE-DOUBLE. Stephen Curry high fives Draymond Green after both dropped historic triple-doubles to lead the Warriors past the Trail Blazers. Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images/AFP

West champs: Warriors punch 5th straight NBA Finals ticket

May 21, 2019 - 12:04 PM

The Warriors rally yet again from 17 points down to sweep the Trail Blazers and advance to the NBA championship series

Warriors' Iguodala 'questionable' for Game 4 with calf injury

May 20, 2019 - 12:30 PM

Golden State will go for the sweep in Portland to book its ticket to the NBA Finals for the fifth straight year

STEP UP. Andre Iguodala has played a key role for the Golden State Warriors, especially after Kevin Durant went down with an injury. File photo by J Pat Carter/Getty Images/AFP


WATCH: Kerr says Draymond 'like a wrecking ball' after triple-double

May 19, 2019 - 11:18 PM

The Golden State Warriors move one win away from the NBA Finals after gaining a commanding 3-0 lead over the Portland Trail Blazers, thanks to their do-it-all forward

ACROSS THE BOARD. Draymond Green notches his seventh career playoff triple-double. Photo from NBA's Twitter account (@NBA)


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May 19, 2019 - 11:00 PM

The Golden State Warriors bury the Portland Trail Blazers in a 3-0 series hole, a deficit no team in NBA playoff history has ever come back from

WEST GIANTS. Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors are one win away from another trip to the NBA Finals. Photo from NBA Stats' Twitter account (@nbastats)


Warriors push Blazers to brink, inch closer to NBA Finals

May 19, 2019 - 12:05 PM

Still without Kevin Durant, Golden State banks on Steph Curry, Draymond Green, and Klay Thompson to gain a commanding 3-0 lead over Portland

TOP DOGS. Steph Curry outduels Damian Lillard as the Warriors turn back the Trail Blazers anew. Photo from NBA's Twitter account (@NBA)


Warriors weather Blazers storm, take 2-0 series lead

May 17, 2019 - 12:23 PM

The defending champions gut it out in the endgame against the Trail Blazers to come back from 17 points down

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA - MAY 16: Seth Curry #31 of the Portland Trail Blazers takes a shot against Klay Thompson #11 of the Golden State Warriors in game two of the NBA Western Conference Finals at ORACLE Arena on May 16, 2019 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

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May 15, 2019 - 11:52 PM

Steph Curry pumps in 9 triples in a 36-point outburst as the Warriors rip the Trail Blazers in Game 1 of the West finals

WEST SIDE. Steph Curry's Warriors draw first blood against Damian Lillard's Trail Blazers. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Curry, Warriors torch Blazers in West finals opener

May 15, 2019 - 11:41 AM

(UPDATED) Still playing minus Kevin Durant, the Warriors cruise past the Blazers behind the hot shooting of Steph Curry

SIZZLING. Steph Curry gets off to a hot start to keep the Warriors in full control against the Trail Blazers. Photo from Golden State Warriors Twitter

HIGHLIGHTS: Warriors vs Blazers – 2019 NBA Western Conference Finals

May 14, 2019 - 9:00 PM

The West may have been the Golden State Warriors' playground in the last 4 seasons, but the Portland Trail Blazers look to shake things up

Curry brother rivalry adds spice to NBA West finals

May 14, 2019 - 3:03 PM

Warriors star Steph Curry and younger brother Seth of the Trail Blazers become the first siblings to play against each other in the NBA conference finals

CURRY CLASH. Portland’s Seth Curry (left) and champion brother Steph of Golden State see the showdown as a win-win situation. File photo

GAME SCHEDULE: NBA Western and Eastern Conference finals 2019

May 14, 2019 - 12:48 PM

Mark your calendars! Here's the 2019 NBA conference finals schedule, Philippine time

Injured Durant to miss Warriors' series opener vs Blazers

May 14, 2019 - 9:05 AM

'We've tried to remain somewhat vague because the injury is open-ended in terms of how much time he will need to recover,' coach Steve Kerr on Warriors star Kevin Durant

REHAB. Kevin Durant continue to recover from a right calf strain injury. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Warriors hardly surprised as floodgates open for Curry

May 11, 2019 - 4:14 PM

'A night like tonight doesn't happen without belief in myself and the people around me pouring in positivity,' says Steph Curry

SAME OLD STEPH. Two-time MVP Steph Curry again comes through when it matters. Photo from NBA Twitter

Durant-less Warriors oust Rockets, return to West finals

May 11, 2019 - 12:01 PM

(UPDATED) Steph Curry and Klay Thompson take charge as the Warriors advance to the NBA Western Conference finals for the fifth straight season

SPLASH BROTHERS. Klay Thompson and Steph Curry wrap it up for the Warriors on the road. Photo from NBA Twitter

Kevin Durant out for rest of Warriors-Rockets series

May 10, 2019 - 9:03 AM

The Warriors hope to keep their three-peat bid going even minus injured Kevin Durant, who's averaging a league-best 34.2 points in the playoffs

MAJOR BLOW. The Warriors try to wrap up the West semis series against the gritty Rockets without Kevin Durant. Photo by Gene Sweeney Jr./Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Warriors coach Kerr channels Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp

May 09, 2019 - 8:05 PM

After the Warriors pull through minus Kevin Durant, coach Steve Kerr can't help but liken the defending champions to Liverpool

IMPROBABLE. Coach Steve Kerr thinks his Warriors pulled off an unlikely win against the Rockets. Photo from NBA Twitter

Warriors a win away from West finals but lose Durant to injury

May 09, 2019 - 1:36 PM

Even minus Kevin Durant late in the game, the defending champion Warriors take a pivotal 3-2 series lead over the Rockets

THRILLER. Steph Curry and the Warriors get the job done at home after outlasting the feisty Rockets. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Rockets stomp Warriors to knot series at 2-2

May 07, 2019 - 12:31 PM

After going down 0-2, James Harden and the Rockets get themselves back in the series against the defending champions

Rockets escape Warriors in OT, trim series deficit to 2-1

May 05, 2019 - 11:52 AM

James Harden knocks in the clutch baskets to highlight a 41-point show

STELLAR. James Harden gives the Rockets a fighting chance in the series against the defending champion Warriors. Photo from NBA Twitter

Rockets aim to 'impose will' against Warriors

May 04, 2019 - 12:23 PM

Houston seeks to capitalize on its homecourt advantage as it tries to dig itself out of a 0-2 hole against Golden State

BACKS AGAINST THE WALL. James Harden and the Houston Rockets could not afford going down 0-3. Photo from Houston Rockets' Twitter account (@HoustonRockets)


More drama as Warriors hold off Rockets for 2-0 lead

May 01, 2019 - 2:20 PM

Injuries hit both teams' superstars, but in the end, the Warriors manage to outlast the resilient Rockets

CHALLENGE. Warriors' Kevin Durant blocks Rockets' James Harden in another tight duel in the Western Conference semis. Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images/AFP

Warriors' Durant says Rockets' Harden 'clever' not cheater

May 01, 2019 - 11:28 AM

'I just think that he has a style of play, and it might not be what everybody might like to see, but it's been effective,' Kevin Durant says of James Harden

ALL FAIR. Despite a heated Game 1 duel between the Warriors and the Rockets, Kevin Durant thinks James Harden plays by the league rules. Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images/AFP

Kerr 'disappointed' after Rockets fury at officiating

Apr 30, 2019 - 9:24 AM

'I don't remember people falling down on three-point shots all the time when I played,' says Warriors coach Steve Kerr

TENSION. Golden State coach Steve Kerr adds fuel to the duel between the Warriors and the Houston Rockets. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Draymond says officiating 'isn't an exact science' as Harden rues calls

Apr 29, 2019 - 1:45 PM

The Rockets star asks for a 'fair chance' from the referees as the Warriors escape with Game 1 of their West semifinals clash

FIRST BLOOD. Draymond Green and the Golden State Warriors escape James Harden and the Houston Rockets in the Western Conference semifinals opener. Photo from NBA's Twitter account (@NBA)


Durant, Warriors nip Rockets to clinch Game 1

Apr 29, 2019 - 9:49 AM

The defending two-time NBA champions protect their turf this time after dropping their last two playoff home games to the Clippers in the first round

ONE UP. Kevin Durant and the Golden State Warriors draw first blood against the Houston Rockets. Photo from NBA Stats' Twitter account (@nbastats)


Durant the 'ultimate weapon,' says Warriors' Kerr

Apr 27, 2019 - 3:50 PM

The former NBA MVP ties a playoff record to propel Golden State to the next round of the playoffs

SLIM REAPER. Kevin Durant puts on a performance to remember for the Golden State Warriors. Photo from NBA's Twitter account (@NBA)


Ruthless Durant, Warriors finish off Clippers

Apr 27, 2019 - 12:48 PM

Kevin Durant explodes for 50 points as the defending champions leave nothing to chance this time to advance to the Western Conference semifinals

ON TO THE NEXT. Kevin Durant and the Golden State Warriors advance to the West semifinals against the Houston Rockets. Photo from NBA Twitter

Kerr rips Warriors after Clippers loss

Apr 25, 2019 - 2:52 PM

'We seemed to take it for granted that we were going to be okay,' Warriors coach Steve Kerr as the defending champions absorb another upset loss to the Clippers

STALLED. Coach Steve Kerr admits things haven’t gone smoothly for the Warriors all year. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Warriors rally falls short as No. 8 Clippers stay alive

Apr 25, 2019 - 1:57 PM

Kevin Durant erupts for 45 points but the defending champions still fail to close out the series against the Clippers

GUNG-HO. Lou Williams and the LA Clippers foil the the Warriors’ bid to wrap up the series. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Warriors push Clippers to the brink of elimination

Apr 22, 2019 - 11:22 AM

'We let go in game 2 and we won't do that the rest of the playoffs. I really believe that,' says Klay Thompson

TITLE DEFENSE. Kevin Durant and the Golden State Warriors don't plan on blowing a 3-1 lead this time. File photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Curry: Warriors put '16 bad minutes' behind

Apr 19, 2019 - 3:54 PM

'We hope that’s behind us in terms of having a 16-minute stretch like that where we literally forget how to play basketball,' says Warriors star Steph Curry

FOCUSED. The Warriors may have rebounded to take a 2-1 series lead, but Steph Curry says the defending champions aren’t looking too far ahead. Photo from NBA Twitter

Ruthless Warriors flog Clippers for 2-1 series lead

Apr 19, 2019 - 1:57 PM

Kevin Durant dominates as the Warriors make sure there won't be any meltdown this time against the Clippers

ALL-AROUND. Warriors star Kevin Durant denies Clippers guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander as the two-time Finals MVP delivers on both ends for the defending champs.

Warriors' Cousins out indefinitely after muscle tear

Apr 17, 2019 - 9:06 AM

After an epic meltdown, the defending champion Warriors get more bad news

SIDELINED. The Warriors expect All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins to be out 'for a while.' Photo from NBA

Clippers' Doc Rivers: 'Curry has destroyed us all year'

Apr 14, 2019 - 2:33 PM

Stephen Curry delivers another scintillating performance and Clippers coach Doc Rivers isn't exactly happy

RECORD NIGHT. Steph Curry sets a new league record during the Warriors' Game 1 win over the Clippers. Photo from NBA Twitter

Curry sets playoff record as Warriors dominate Clippers

Apr 14, 2019 - 11:55 AM

Stephen Curry becomes the all-time leader for three-points made in the playoffs as the Warriors take Game 1

SIZZLING. Stephen Curry lights up Game 1 as the defending champion Warriors frustrate the Clippers. Photo from NBA Twitter

Mighty Warriors gunning for more NBA playoff glory

Apr 12, 2019 - 12:30 PM

'I like where we are, I think everybody has their roles in place,' says Warriors star Kevin Durant

TOP SEED. The defending champion Warriors are tabbed as heavy favorites against the Clippers in the first round. Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Warriors crush Clippers as playoffs near

Apr 08, 2019 - 12:18 PM

The reigning two-time NBA champions lock in on the No. 1 ranking in the Western Conference

IN-FORM. Steph Curry shows way for the playoff-ready Golden State Warriors. Photo from Golden State Warriors' Twitter account (@warriors)


Curry bounces back with 40 as Warriors cushion West lead

Apr 06, 2019 - 5:14 PM

The two-time MVP rebounds from his lowest scoring game with a 75% shooting clip from beyond the arc

RECORD-SETTER. Steph Curry climbs to 3rd in the Warriors’ all-time scoring list. Photo from NBA Twitter

Warriors tighten West top seed grip with Lakers whipping

Apr 05, 2019 - 3:26 PM

The two-time defending champions keep a two-game cushion over the top-seed chasing Nuggets

PLAYOFF MODE. Kevin Durant and Draymond Green prove relentless against the Lakers as the Warriors try to stay on top of the West. Photo from NBA Twitter

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Apr 03, 2019 - 11:06 PM

Thunder star Russell Westbrook erupts for a historic 20-20-20 game while the Warriors tighten their grip of the West top seed

SENSATIONAL. Russell Westbrook isn’t done making history. Photo from NBA Twitter

Warriors flex muscles anew vs Nuggets, tighten hold of No. 1

Apr 03, 2019 - 2:50 PM

The defending champions strengthen their grip of the top seed with a huge win over their closest West challenger

ON TRACK. Steph Curry and the Warriors stay on track of securing the No. 1 spot and the homecourt advantage in the playoffs. Photo from Golden State Warriors

NBA fines 3 Warriors All-Stars for ref rants

Apr 03, 2019 - 8:47 AM

After the Warriors' controversial loss to the Timberwolves, Steph Curry, Kevin Durant and Draymond Green get slapped with a total fine of $75,000

CRITICAL. Warriors superstars (from left) Kevin Durant, Steph Curry and Draymond Green call out the referees. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Warriors bury Hornets by 47; Lakers win without LeBron

Apr 01, 2019 - 11:42 AM

Steph Curry and Klay Thompson combine for 11 triples as the Warriors regain their pole position in the Western Conference

CHEF CURRY. Steph Curry catches fire as the Warriors return to the winning track. Photo from NBA's Twitter account (@NBA)


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Mar 31, 2019 - 9:55 AM

Boston’s Kyrie Irving and Golden State’s Steph Curry knock in some ridiculous buckets

BIG BUCKETS. Steph Curry comes through the clutch anew but the game didn’t exactly go the Warriors’ way. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Kerr on wild Warriors loss: ‘Mind-boggling’

Mar 30, 2019 - 7:41 PM

The late-game officiating in the Warriors’ controversial overtime loss to the Timberwolves ‘disappointed’ Golden State coach Steve Kerr

TOP SEED. Despite the loss, Steve Kerr and the Golden State Warriors remain at the top of the Western Conference. File photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images/AFP


Timberwolves stun Warriors in controversial OT finish

Mar 30, 2019 - 12:16 PM

Karl-Anthony Towns buries the game-winning free throw with 0.5 seconds left in overtime

CLINCHER. Karl-Anthony Towns makes up for a poor shooting night. Photo from Minnesota Timberwolves Twitter

Celtics ban fan for 2 years over verbal attack on Cousins

Mar 30, 2019 - 9:38 AM

Just weeks after Jazz banned a fan for life, the Celtics also take action against a fan who hurled racial slurs at Warriors star DeMarcus Cousins

FAN CONDUCT. DeMarcus Cousins alerts the Boston Celtics that a fan had used offensive language towards the Golden State Warriors bench. Photo from NBA