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Kerr remembers Frank Hamblen: ‘A good friend and a great coach’

Frank Hamblen was a member of an NBA unheralded fraternity, but Warriors coach Steve Kerr took a few minutes to remember the longtime assistant coach who died Saturday morning at age 70. Hamblen also served on the bench of the Bucks, Kings and Rockets.

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Malachi Richardson, the Kings’ forgotten man

Before Buddy Hield was acquired from the New Orleans Pelicans in the DeMarcus Cousins deal, another rookie shooting guard had already earned a spot in the Kings’ rotation. Malachi Richardson is the Kings forgotten man.

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NBA Gameday: Warriors open preseason slate at Oracle vs Nuggets

OAKLAND — The Warriors return to Oracle Arena for the first time since winning the NBA Finals last June 12 on Saturday, when they open their abbreviated four-game preseason schedule against the Denver Nuggets.

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49ers Mailbag: Must-win game vs Cardinals?

The 49ers are still looking for their first win of the Kyle Shanahan era as they head to Arizona to face the Cardinals on Sunday. The 49ers are not in a position to compete for the NFC West title, even though the division appears to be heading southwa…

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Suns rookie Josh Jackson calls Steph Curry ‘small and unathletic’

Appearing in a video for VICE Sports on Wednesday, Jackson, who is listed at 6-foot-7 and 207 pounds, was asked which NBA player his skillset is least comparable to. “Player that I compare least to, probably Steph Curry,” Jackson said.

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Warriors GM Bob Myers: ‘We didn’t set out to create a Super Team’

“We didn’t set out to create a Super Team,” Warriors GM Bob Myers said Tuesday night on NBA TV. After defeating the Oklahoma City Thunder in seven games in the Western Conference Finals in the 2015-16 season, and then losing in seven games of the NBA Finals to the Cleveland Cavaliers,

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Joerger, Kings’ veterans begin camp by building foundation for the future

Brick by brick, the Sacramento Kings are building a foundation for the future. It started in the offseason with plenty of additions to the infrastructure of the team, but Tuesday afternoon, the on-court work began. Instead of the sound of basketballs…

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In Bay Area, bad teams get dismissed in most passive-aggressive way of all

There is no reason for us to waste your time by selling you on the last week of the baseball season. Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge and Clayton Kershaw and Corey Kluber and the Milwaukee Brewers and Colorado Rockies and St. Louis Cardinals they ar…

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Warriors go back to basics early in camp, work on ‘a big thing for us this year’

No matter the place in the standings or the collection of accolades or the number of representatives in the All-Star game, Warriors coach Steve Kerr never stops chasing perfection. Whether its bounce passes, chest passes, skip passes, outlet passes, f…

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Swaggy 3s: Warriors send ‘shoot it, shoot it, shoot it’ message to Nick Young

Meanwhile, the Warriors are preparing to defend their NBA championship. If one thing rang clear after practice Sunday, its that coaches and players want Nick Young to be the shooter they wanted when they signed him in July. Through the first two prac…

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Crucial to the cause, Warriors have a week to decide on anthem protest

The Warriors took note of the protests sweeping through the NFL on Sunday. The NFL players are doing a great job of sending a great message, forward Kevin Durant said Sunday after practice. Its not something were talking about right now, coach Steve …

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Curry, Green share thoughts on Carmelo Anthony-to-Thunder trade

As if the Western Conference couldn’t get any more interesting, Carmelo Anthony will reportedly be traded to Oklahoma City on Monday. With the Warriors engulfed in a war of words with President Trump over a potential visit to the White House, the media didn’t have the chance to ask any of the

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Madison Bumgarner, Gorkys Hernandez make statements in win over Dodgers

LOS ANGELES A 2-1 victory Saturday night at Dodger Stadium all but assured that the Giants will not lose 100 games. Its going to be much easier to go to sleep tonight, because we won, Bumgarner said. Bumgarner topped out at 93.5 mph, and even though…

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Giants lineup: Span back in center, batting third vs Dodgers

Even with the Giants facing a left-handed pitcher Saturday night vs. the Dodgers, Bruce Bochy is going with Denard Span as his three-hitter.

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Steph Curry likes tweet that calls out TV personality

It was a rough couple of days for Kevin Durant.

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Report: Warriors players, officials perplexed by Durant’s offseason

It’s been a great summer in many ways for Kevin Durant.

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