US rolls out COVID-19 vaccines for youngest kids
The nation’s youngest children are getting their chance at COVID-19 vaccines as the U.S. rolls out shots this week. Parents of infants and preschoolers lined up Tuesday for tot-sized doses of Pfizer's vaccine at Children's National Hospital in Washington. (AP video/Angie Wang)news.yahoo.com
Grueling playoffs take toll on Celtics in NBA Finals
NBA Finals Celtics Warriors Basketball Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum, middle, shoots against Golden State Warriors forward Andrew Wiggins, rear, and center Kevon Looney (5) during the second half of Game 5 of basketball's NBA Finals in San Francisco, Monday, June 13, 2022. Tired legs have led to shots falling short down the stretch in back-to-back losses that have left the Celtics on the brink of elimination heading into Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night in Boston. The Celtics missed 11 of 15 shots in the fourth quarter of a 104-94 loss to the Golden State Warriors in Game 5 on Monday night. Give yourself a chance.”The Celtics are the 12th team in NBA history to win Game 7s in back-to-back series before the finals, with nine of the previous 11 losing their next series. Running mate Jaylen Brown went just 1 for 4 in the fourth quarter Monday with both stars playing more than 44 minutes.wftv.com
Inside the Finals: Celtics fit to be tied, Steph raining 3s
(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) (Michael Dwyer)The NBA Finals are tied at 2-2. For whatever reason, when the Celtics make the NBA Finals, 2-2 ties seem normal. Being in a 2-2 finals tie is a bit of a rarity for the Warriors. He had 17 3s through four games in the finals in 2016 and 2017, and 15 3s through four games in the 2015 and 2019 finals. KLAY WATCHWarriors guard Klay Thompson has 99 3-pointers in finals games, two shy of LeBron James for No.wftv.com
Curry, Warriors rally past Mavs for 2-0 lead in West finals
Stephen Curry scored 32 points with six 3-pointers and eight rebounds, Kevon Looney had a career-high 21 points and 12 rebounds, and the Golden State Warriors used one of their signature third-quarter flurries to rally past the Dallas Mavericks 126-117 for a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference finals.
Curry, Thompson send Warriors into Western Conference finals
Grizzlies Warriors Basketball Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry drives to the basket against Memphis Grizzlies center Steven Adams during the first half of Game 6 of an NBA basketball Western Conference playoff semifinal in San Francisco, Friday, May 13, 2022. The third-seeded Warriors will face the Phoenix-Dallas winner in the conference finals. Dillon Brooks scored 30 points with a career-best seven 3-pointers but picked up his second flagrant foul of the series. At the same time, Brooks received a Flagrant foul 1 for taking down Curry and the Grizzlies forward and Thompson were hit with double technicals. Warriors: Curry was 6 for 17 from deep.wftv.com
Poole shines in playoff debut, Curry back as Warriors win
Game 2 in the best-of-seven series is Monday night at Chase Center — which hosted its first playoff game since opening in fall 2019. Curry, Green and Thompson helped Golden State beat Denver 4-2 in the first round of the 2013 playoffs when Iguodala played for the Nuggets. The experienced players were reunited for the first playoff game in San Francisco in 58 years, since April 1, 1958, against the St. Louis Hawks. Warriors: Thompson passed Rasheed Wallace (2,384) for 44th place on the all-time playoffs scoring list. The Warriors went 6-6 down the stretch without Curry, winning their final five regular-season games.wftv.com
Poole shines in playoff debut, Curry back as Warriors win
Jordan Poole shined in his long-awaited playoff debut scoring 30 points, staying in the starting lineup as Stephen Curry returned from a foot injury by coming off the bench initially, and the Golden State Warriors’ defense smothered Nikola Jokic to beat the Denver Nuggets 123-107 in the opener of their first-round playoff series.
Morant scores 29, Grizzlies beat Warriors for 10th straight
That was enough of a buffer for the Grizzlies to keep their franchise-record win streak going, Memphis holding Golden State to 18 points in the fourth quarter. Morant had 18 points in the half, but Golden State trimmed the deficit to 59-51 at halftime. The Warriors then turned up the defensive pressure, particularly with Payton shadowing Morant, to open the second half. The teams exchanged leads, neither getting much more than a one-possession advantage and Golden State led 90-87 entering the fourth. ... Golden State was the last team to defeat the Grizzlies with a 113-104 win on Dec. 23.wftv.com
Stephen Curry scores 40 points as Warriors beat Bulls 119-93
Stephen Curry scored 40 points with nine 3-pointers as his old college coach from Davidson cheered him on, Draymond Green delivered another all-around effort, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Chicago Bulls 119-93 for their seventh straight win.
Curry, Warriors stun James, Lakers 121-114 in opener
Warriors Lakers Basketball Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis (3) shoots against Golden State Warriors center Kevon Looney (5) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021. Chiu)LOS ANGELES — (AP) — Stephen Curry had 21 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists for the Golden State Warriors, who rallied from 10 points down to stun LeBron James, Anthony Davis and the new-look Los Angeles Lakers 121-114 in a season opener Tuesday night. The Lakers retained just three players — James, Davis and Talen Horton-Tucker, who’s out with a thumb injury. TIP-INSWarriors: Golden State remains without All-Star guard Klay Thompson, who continues to rehab an Achilles tendon injury that cost him the entire 2021 season. The teams last met on May 19 when Los Angeles beat Golden State 103-100 at home in the opener of the league’s first play-in tournament.wftv.com
Stephen Curry's late 3 lifts Warriors past Jazz 119-116
Stephen Curry made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 14 seconds left moments after missing from deep, scoring 36 points to lead the Golden State Warriors past the Western Conference-leading Utah Jazz 119-116 on Monday night to keep hold of the eighth seed in the playoff race.
Tobias Harris comes up big late as Sixers hold off Warriors
Golden State Warriors guard Damion Lee reacts after making a 3-point basket against the Philadelphia 76ers during the second half of an NBA basketball game in San Francisco, Tuesday, March 23, 2021. Jordan Poole added 19 points for the short-handed Warriors, who roared back with a big third quarter after trailing by 24. One member of the family delivered with a big night: Their brother-in-law, Damion Lee, scored 16 points for Golden State in 24 minutes off the bench. He will miss at least the next two games for Golden State before being re-evaluated in a week. Golden State beat the Kings 137-106 at home on Jan. 4.
Green notches triple-double, Warriors avenge loss to Hornets
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, left, celebrates with forward Draymond Green (23) during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Charlotte Hornets in San Francisco, Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)SAN FRANCISCO – Do-everything Draymond Green vowed to make up for losing his cool and costing Golden State a win at Charlotte last weekend. Terry Rozier made an off-balance jumper from the left corner as time expired for a 102-100 win by the Hornets. The Warriors have won three straight after having consecutive victories seven different times previously without winning a third in a row. It's the first matchup between the opponents this season and Charlotte has won three straight over the Kings.
Durant leads Brooklyn past Warriors in Golden State reunion
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, right, is defended by Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant during the first half of an NBA basketball game in San Francisco, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)SAN FRANCISCO – Kevin Durant offered hugs and handshakes all around, then left a winner in his reunion with the Warriors. “My time here at Golden State was so much fun,” Durant said. ... Brooklyn won three in a row against Golden State for the first time since March 9, 2011 through March 30, 2012. The Nets earned their first road win at Golden State since a 102-100 victory on March 30, 2012.
Tatum, Celtics hold off Curry and Warriors for 111-107 win
Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum, left, shoots next to Golden State Warriors guard Kelly Oubre Jr. (12) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in San Francisco, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)SAN FRANCISCO – Jayson Tatum had 27 points in picking up the offensive slack for Boston without injured Marcus Smart, and the Celtics withstood another scoring spree by Stephen Curry to beat the Golden State Warriors 111-107 on Tuesday night. Golden State then lost starting center Kevon Looney to a sprained left ankle that kept him out during the second half. Golden State was outdone on the boards 51-36. Warriors: Golden State hasn't beaten Boston at home in three tries since a 109-105 victory on Jan. 27, 2018.
Jazz rout Warriors for 8th straight; Curry now 2nd in 3s
(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)SALT LAKE CITY – Donovan Mitchell had 23 points, seven rebounds and six assists as the Utah Jazz routed the Golden State Warriors 127-108 on Saturday night for their eighth straight victory. Curry finished with 24 points, seven rebounds and seven assists to lead Golden State. Curry scored four baskets and assisted on five others to help the Warriors cut the Jazz lead to 36-28. Jazz: Bogdanovic matched his previous career high of seven assists, set in 2016, by halftime. … Utah outrebounded Golden State 69-41, and eight players made a 3-pointer.