The stage was set for Kevin Durant to have a historic night — and he did. One problem: he wasn't the only one.
The last time the Warriors faced off with the Nuggets, Golden State managed just 81 points. Monday night, they were to 64 by halftime.
The Warriors paid tribute to Stephen Curry -- who will make his return Saturday -- showing him just how badly he is missed Friday night.
After the stockings were emptied. After the presents were distributed. There was still one delivery to make on Christmas afternoon. A hand-delivered Durant "W."
Golden State's 96-81 loss to the Nuggets could be described using every lyric about the Grinch in that Christmas song.
The Warriors looked like anyone else returning home for the holidays: sluggish, lazy and slow to wake up. To borrow the Grizzlies' moniker — it was a grind.
Instead of the 1-2 punch of Durant and Thompson, another duo propelled the Warriors to victory over Portland Monday.
Just a short trip from home, the Kings hold court in another arena as they toppled the Warriors, 110-106, Monday night in Oakland.
After his highest-scoring quarter of the season Friday night, Stephen Curry looked like a completely different player Saturday.
Without its leader, Golden State was able to rally, maintaining its winning streak and closing out a perfect four-game home stretch.
Saturday evening, a new, improved and exciting team from Philadelphia bounced into Oracle with buzz aplenty.
All it takes for the Warriors to shake their early season malaise is a visit a Western Conferences contender.
For one night, Draymond Green was the ruler of the Splash househould.
For the third straight game, the Warriors tried to up the difficulty and force themselves to make an improbable fourth-quarter comeback to win at Oracle.
With a headlock, a ripped jersey and a couple ejections, Bradley Beal and the Wizards flipped the Warriors' switch for them.
Long before the Golden State's epic Steve Kerr era, it was the legendary Alvin Attles who put the Warriors on the NBA map.
Live by the 3, die by the 3. That is the saying.
Without the ring ceremony, it would be tough to distinguish the Warriors' season opener from the preseason.
The NBA's elite teams made significant moves to specifically combat the NBA champion Warriors.
Teams have two goals when wrapping up preseason basketball: get their players into some kind of rhythm and avoid injuries at all costs.
For the second time in three years, Golden State returns 12 players to a team that ran through the rest of the league.
The new patches on the Warriors jerseys may say Rakuten, but the team may want to think about changing it to Rust-eze.
It turns out Game 5 was merely a gift from the Warriors, a 129-120 championship win over Cleveland.
Warriors fans who want to join other fans to cheer on the team for Game 3 of the NBA Finals can do so Wednesday night in San Francisco’s Civic Center Plaza.
Like he has done on so many other occasions, Stephen Curry absolutely owned the third quarter.
Three-hundred and forty-seven days. That’s how long the Golden State Warriors have waited for this.
Now that the extended preseason known as the NBA regular season is over, fans can get ready for the main course.
The Warriors stomped a mudhole in the Spurs and walked it dry with a 136-100 molly-whopping in Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals.
Down 25 points, the Warriors looked done. Game 1 was an exact copy of the regular season Game 1.
NBA fans will finally get the matchup they’ve been clamoring for since the Warriors became a league power.
Draymond Green continued his mutation into playoff Draymond, which may be the most imposing force on planet earth.
Though Steve Kerr was not in attendance for Game 1 — he actually kind of was.
After almost a full week off, the hopefully healthy Warriors continue their championship quest Tuesday.
Patrick McCaw and JaVale McGee put on a McShow Wednesday night at Oracle.
Let us all bow our heads at the altar of Draymond Green, for he has risen.
With the Warriors locked into the top seed and Utah guaranteed a matchup with the Clippers, the stars were out for this contest.