Basketball

Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors during the game against the Portland Trail Blazers on March 24, 2015 at the Moda Center Arena in Portland, Oregon. (Cameron Browne/NBAE via Getty Images)

Warriors Defeat Blazers, Clinch Division For First Time Since 1976

Stephen Curry had 33 points and 10 assists and the Golden State Warriors pulled away from the shorthanded Trail Blazers in the second half for a 122-108 victory on Tuesday night, clinching the team’s first division title in 39 years.

03/24/2015

Harrison Barnes #40 of the Golden State Warriors dunks against the Atlanta Hawks on March 18, 2015 at Oracle Arena in Oakland. (Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Warriors Cruise Past Hawks In Battle Of NBA’s Top Teams

Harrison Barnes had 25 points, Andre Iguodala added 21 points and six assists, and the Golden State Warriors cruised past the Atlanta Hawks 114-95 on Wednesday night in a matchup of the NBA’s top two teams.

03/18/2015

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When Is The Absolute Last Minute To Fill Out Your NCAA Tournament Bracket?

Every March, 60 million Americans or more fill out NCAA brackets, predicting the winner of the men’s basketball championship. A good percentage are doing it to be part of the pop culture phenomenon, not because they are sports fans, and this fact leads to mind-numbing confusion about the championship and the office pool.

03/18/2015

Will Davis II #3 of the UC Irvine Anteaters waits to check in during the college basketball game against the Arizona Wildcats at McKale Center on November 19, 2014 in Tucson, Arizona. The Wildcats defeated the Anteaters 71-54. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

5 Teams To Root For After The Bay Area Got Shut Out Of March Madness

If you’re just now remembering to fill out your March Madness bracket then you may also just be learning that not a single Northern California team qualified for the NCAA Tournament. Assuming your alma mater is also out, then you’re scrambling to find a team to care about.

03/18/2015

Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors handles the ball against the Los Angeles Lakers on March 16, 2015 at Oracle Arena in Oakland. (Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Warriors Defeat Lakers, Clinch Playoff Spot For 3rd Straight Season

Klay Thompson scored 26 points, Stephen Curry had 19 points and nine assists and the Golden State Warriors secured a playoff spot before beating the depleted Los Angeles Lakers 108-105 on Monday night.

03/16/2015

JJ O'Brien #20 of the San Diego State Aztecs dunks the ball in the first half of the game against AJ West #3 of the Nevada Wolf Pack at Viejas Arena on March 7, 2015 in San Diego, California. (Kent C. Horner/Getty Images)

Best California Team Is 200-1 Bet To Win NCAA Tournament

One sure way to see your bracket busted is to bet on the local team going too far in the tournament. Most Californians won’t have that problem.

03/16/2015

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry with Bo and Sunny, President Obama and his family's dogs. (Nothing But Nets)

Warriors Star Stephen Curry Speaks At White House In Support Of President Obama’s Malaria Initiative

Curry was there in support of the United Nations Foundation Nothing But Nets campaign, which aims to save lives by preventing malaria

02/25/2015

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Well-Rested Warriors Begin 2nd Half On Winning Note, Defeat Spurs

Stephen Curry had 25 points and 11 assists, Klay Thompson scored 20 and the Warriors returned from the All-Star break to beat the Spurs 110-99 on Friday night.

02/20/2015

Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors shoots against the Atlanta Hawks on March 7, 2014 at Oracle Arena in Oakland. (Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Surprising Warriors, Hawks Meet In Potential NBA Finals Preview

For two teams with no division titles over the past two decades, the Atlanta Hawks and Golden State Warriors facing off in February wasn’t a matchup anyone marked on the calendar a few months ago.

02/06/2015

OAKLAND, CA - FEBRUARY 4: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors shoots a layup against Al-Farouq Aminu #7 of the Dallas Mavericks on February 4, 2015 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Daily Madden: There’s Not A Lot of ‘I’ On The Warriors Team

Now that the NFL season is over, Madden said he now has more time to watch the Warriors, including Wednesday’s night game in which they rallied from an early 22-point deficit to beat the Dallas Mavericks 128-114.

02/05/2015

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