Kings, Warriors vie for NBA in-season tournament spots

The Sacramento Kings get an opportunity to secure a spot in the NBA in-season tournament quarterfinals and exact some revenge on the Golden State Warriors when the rivals meet on Tuesday night in the California capital. The Kings (3-0 in in-season tournament) will be attempting to sweep West Group C after earlier wins at home against the Oklahoma City Thunder and on the road over the San Antonio Spurs and Minnesota Timberwolves. Sacramento must win

Spurs bring 10-game skid into matchup vs. Warriors

Victor Wembanyama will be riding the momentum of one of the best games of his budding career when the San Antonio Spurs travel to the Bay Area on Friday night to face the Golden State Warriors in an NBA play-in tournament game. The contest represents a must-win for the Warriors (1-1) in terms of their potential tournament advancement, as they need victories over the Spurs and next week at Sacramento to remain alive in their

Short-handed Suns, Warriors set for rematch of season opener

The Golden State Warriors and host Phoenix Suns once again will see each other at less than full strength on Wednesday when the Pacific Division clubs meet in a rematch of their opening-night encounter. Devin Booker poured in a game-high 32 points while Kevin Durant collected 18 points and 11 rebounds as the Suns tipped off the season with a 108-104 victory against Golden State on Oct. 24. Missing from that head-to-head clash were two

Warriors aim to salvage finale of homestand in clash vs. Rockets

The Golden State Warriors will get an opportunity to pick on one of their favorite guests when they host the Houston Rockets on Monday night in San Francisco. The Warriors have dropped six in a row, including the first five contests of a six-game homestand. The last two defeats have come without Draymond Green, who is out on suspension for his role in an altercation vs. the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday night. Golden State is

Without Steph Curry, Warriors try to pay back Thunder

The Golden State Warriors hope the absence of Stephen Curry doesn’t lead to another long-distance disparity when they get a rematch with the visiting Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday night in San Francisco. With Isaiah Joe leading a 19-for-32 assault from beyond the 3-point arc, the Thunder took a page from the injured Curry and put on a remarkable shooting display in a 128-109 triumph in the opener of a two-game, same-site sequence. Joe matched

Short-handed Warriors aim to end skid vs. Thunder

Oklahoma City Thunder will catch the Golden State Warriors without Draymond Green and possibly without Stephen Curry when the clubs duel in an early-season rematch Thursday night in San Francisco. Green on Wednesday was suspended for five games for his aggressive role in pulling Minnesota’s Rudy Gobert away from a Klay Thompson-Jaden McDaniels scuffle early in the Timberwolves’ 104-101 win on Tuesday. Green, Thompson and McDaniels were ejected just 1:43 into the contest. The Warriors

Wolves eager to sweep 2-game set with Warriors

The Minnesota Timberwolves will look to capture a crowning achievement during their fast start to the season when they go for a sweep of a back-to-back set against the Golden State Warriors in San Francisco on Tuesday night in an NBA in-season tournament game. The Timberwolves got 33 points from Anthony Edwards and shot 52.4 percent during a 116-110 win at Golden State in the opener of the two-game, same-site matchup on Sunday. Karl-Anthony Towns

Warriors host Timberwolves for first of two games

The Minnesota Timberwolves will aim to extend their winning streak to six games on Sunday night when they visit the Golden State Warriors for the first of two consecutive contests in San Francisco. The Timberwolves also will play the Warriors on Tuesday night before concluding their five-game trip with stops in Phoenix (Wednesday) and New Orleans (Saturday). Minnesota began its trek with a 117-110 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Friday. Karl-Anthony Towns collected

Recent champs collide as Nuggets, Warriors square off

Michael Malone made a bold statement in June, right after he coached the Nuggets to the first NBA title in franchise history — Denver could win it all again. Eight games into the season, and the Nuggets look hungry to repeat as champs, but so far, they’ve been given few big tests to pass. However, Denver will face a challenge on Wednesday night when it opposes the visiting Golden State Warriors. The matchup features the