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Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors high fives teammates after the win against the New Orleans Pelicans Game One of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the NBA Playoffs on April 18, 2015 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Oakland, New Orleans Mayors Exchange Friendly Wagers On NBA Playoff Series

The mayor of Oakland and the mayor of New Orleans made a friendly bet Friday on the outcome of the playoff series between the Golden State Warriors and the New Orleans Pelicans.

04/19/2015

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NBA Playoffs: Eastern Conference First Round Preview

The Eastern Conference seems far less interesting than the West, but still some intriguing match-ups in play.

04/17/2015

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NBA Playoffs: Western Conference First Round Preview

The NBA regular season has come to an end and now we’ve got the marathon of playoff basketball to take us to Mid-June. The Western Conference was stacked as usual during the regular season and provides multiple options for teams that could end up representing in the Finals.

04/16/2015

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Ranking The Potential NBA 1st Round Match-Ups

Three weeks left in the regular season, and the NBA playoff picture is starting to shape up. With that in mind let’s look at the potential first round match-ups and rank them from least interesting to most.

03/26/2015

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Is King James’ Crown Melting?

Last night, like every NBA night, morphed into a sweaty, LeBron James symposium. And the firewall between factions is rather defined. He’s either a chump who cheated his team out of a win, or he’s a victim of fate or faulty wiring, a hardwood martyr who can’t get a break.

06/06/2014

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CBS Local Sports’ 2014 NBA Finals Predictions

In a rematch of last years final which went 7 games, the San Antonio Spurs square off against the Miami Heat and Tony Parker and company hope to prevent LeBron and the Heat from winning their third consecutive NBA championship.

06/05/2014

Daily Madden: Players Back Jackson’s Return As Warriors’ Coach

OAKLAND (CBS SF) – Despite the Warriors’ outstanding season, which ended with a hard-fought seventh game playoff loss to the Clippers Saturday night, team management hasn’t said whether Mark Jackson will continue to coach the […]

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tephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors. 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 Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Tough Defense Wins The Day For Warriors

“At some point you have to give credit to defense,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew. “I know that’s a lot tougher in basketball because it’s the same guys playing offense and defense. But if that were football you’d give a lot of credit to defense.”

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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 1: The Golden State Warriors get introduced before a game against the Los Angeles Clippers in Game Six of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the NBA Playoffs at Oracle Arena on May 1, 2014 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. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Warriors Stay Alive In Must-Win Game 6 Against Clippers

Stephen Curry scored 24 points and dished out nine assists, and the Golden State Warriors forced a decisive Game 7 by outlasting the Los Angeles Clippers 100-99 Thursday night.

05/01/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 29: Jamal Crawford #11 of the Los Angeles Clippers goes up for a shot against the Golden State Warriors in Game Five of the Western Conference Quarterfinals at Staples Center on April 29, 2014 in Los Angeles, 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. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Warriors Fall To Clippers In Game 5

Hours after owner Donald Sterling was banned from the NBA for life, the Los Angeles Clippers returned to an energized Staples Center and beat the Golden State Warriors 113-103 on Tuesday night to take a 3-2 lead in their first-round playoff series.

04/29/2014

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