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the Warriors didn’t look like a team playing the second of a back-to-back on the road, beating up on the Clippers at Staples Center.
Bob Melvin pulled the plug on his young starter after just 76 pitches. In hindsight the move may have been a bit premature.
It’s funny that on a team full of superstars, with two generational talents in Curry and Durant and a premier two-way player in Thompson, the engine that keeps the Warriors running is a chubby forward who is one of the most volatile players in the NBA.
There’s a reason why no team — not the ’96 Bulls, not the ’72 Lakers — has gone undefeated in the postseason: It’s hard.
Golden State stands on the precipice of history after a stunning victory in Game 3 on Wednesday.
Golden State poured in the final 11 points of Game 3 to march within one win of their second NBA title in three seasons.
Wednesday was looking more and more like just another loss for the lowly Giants.
If we’ve learned one thing about Christian Arroyo in his first week in the big leagues, it’s that he’s not afraid of the big moment. It also looks like he’s not afraid of Clayton Kershaw.
Mark Melancon recorded his first save in a Giants uniform to seal a 5-3 win over San Diego, a game in which the Giants had held a comfortable 5-0 advantage.
Seconds after the Clippers won the opening tip, the Warriors already had a steal and were racing down the court.
In a single-file line, the legends of the game walked onto the ice. Peter Stastny. Luc Robitaille. Wayne freakin’ Gretzky.
Despite winning six of their last seven games, the San Jose Sharks could probably use a break.
The Sharks (27-16-2) wrapped up their season series against the Kings (22-19-4) with a 3-2 win Wednesday night.
The Sharks went into Staples Center on a tear, but they left Los Angeles on a sour note.
In recent history, the Sharks and Oilers have been on different trajectories, with the former a perennial championship contender and the latter a fledgling bottom-feeder.
Late go-ahead goals in regulation are back-breakers, and the Sharks are learning that in a painful manner.
It seems as though the rivalry between the Clippers and Warriors is officially over.
A night removed from a satisfying blowout of the Thunder at home, the Warriors looked like they their minds were still at home during a stunning loss to the Lakers.
Judging by the 82 penalty minutes, and fisticuffs left and right, neither the Sharks or Ducks cared this was an exhibition.
Coming off a deep playoff run this offseason, the Sharks don’t need immediate major contributions from their prospects.
A Sharks season few thought could go this far ended one game too soon, as San Jose fell to the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-1 in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final.
San Jose needs to beat the Penguins in San Jose Sunday to stay alive and force a seventh game.
It’s hard to play catch-up every night, especially in the Stanley Cup Final.
If casual hockey fans didn’t know who Joonas Donskoi was before Saturday night, they do now.
A Stanley Cup Final game in the Shark Tank is a far cry from the early days of the Cow Palace.
A lower body injury has knocked Tomas Hertl out of Saturday's Game 3 Stanley Cup Final game at SAP Center.
Two games into the Stanley Cup Final and it’s clear the Penguins present challenges unlike any other.
In a frenetic, fast-paced start to the Stanley Cup Final, the Sharks came up short in a 3-2 loss.
Typically, at this time of year, the Sharks are hitting their vacation spots, watching other teams prepare for the Stanley Cup Finals.
Nothing has ever come easy for the Sharks in the playoffs, perhaps the only blemish on Joe Thornton's legacy.
Things can change quickly in the Stanley Cup Playoffs – very quickly.
In a season that has stressed a new team identity, San Jose's on-ice results finally reflect the locker room sound bites.
San Jose left no question marks in a dominant 5-0 win in Game 7 over Nashville Thursday night at SAP Center.
The San Jose Sharks put any sour feelings to rest with a 6-3 win over Los Angeles to advance to the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.
Based on recent history, one would imagine the Los Angeles Kings would be the more poised team and take both games at Staples Center.
"Captain Clutch” Joe Pavelski proved himself in the Stanley Cup playoffs Thursday night, just like he did in the regular season.