NBA playoffs

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

Doc Rivers coaches the LA Clippers (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Clippers Coach Has A Tough Task

Can the Los Angeles Clippers put aside the controversy swirling around the team’s owner when they face the Warriors in Game Five of their playoff series in L.A. Tuesday night?

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Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors handles the ball against the Los Angeles Clippers in Game Three of the Western Conference Quarterfinals at Oracle Arena on April 24, 2014 in Oakland. (Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Late Rally Not Enough, Warriors Fall To Clippers In Game 3

Blake Griffin scored 32 points and grabbed eight rebounds, DeAndre Jordan had 14 points and 22 rebounds and the Los Angeles Clippers outlasted the Golden State Warriors 98-96 on Thursday night to take a 2-1 lead in their first-round series.

04/24/2014

Andrew Bogut #12 of the Golden State Warriors dunks against the Charlotte Bobcats on February 4, 2014 at Oracle Arena in Oakland. (Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Daily Madden: The Warriors Limp Into The Playoffs

With their first 50-win season in 20 years, the Warriors have clinched a playoff spot. But they’ll most likely be playing without standout center Andrew Bogut, who fractured a rib near his lung in Sunday’s overtime loss to Portland.

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Tony Parker #9 of the San Antonio Spurs makes a shot with seconds left in the fourth quarter to put his team ahead by four points against LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat during Game One of the 2013 NBA Finals on June 6, 2013 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. (Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Parker’s Shot Ices Impressive Game 1 Win For Spurs

The San Antonio Spurs beat the Heat 92-88 in Game One of the NBA Finals in Miami Tuesday night after Tony Parker banked in a twisting desperation jumper as the shot clock expired.

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Pacers Focus On LeBron At Own Risk

The Miami Heat are going to have quite a challenge in front of them from the opening tip of Game 4 in the Eastern Conference Finals. Miami must find a way to once again play a near perfect half against the defensive-minded Indiana Pacers.

05/28/2013

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Report: Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony Has Partial Tear In Shoulder

Anthony first hurt his left shoulder on April 14 against the Pacers. Now it seems he played the entire playoff run — 12 games — with a partially torn labrum.

05/23/2013

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