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Warriors finish off Celtics 103-90, win fourth NBA title in eight years

Warriors finish off Celtics 103-90, win fourth NBA title in eight years

BOSTON – The Golden State Warriors clinched their fourth NBA title in eight years by defeating the Boston Celtics 103-90 tonight at TD Garden.  After scoring just 16 points in Game 5, Stephen Curry scored 34 points for the Warriors, who returned to the top of the NBA mountain after having the league’s worse record…

Wiggins, Thompson help Warriors take Game 5, one win away from their fourth title

Wiggins, Thompson help Warriors take Game 5, one win away from their fourth title

SAN FRANCISCO – SAN FRANCISCO – Stephen Curry had a tough shooting night but Andrew Wiggins scored a team-high 26 points and Klay Thompson chipped in 21 points to lead the Golden State Warriors to a 104-94 victory over the Boston Celtics. The Warriors now lead 3-2 in the NBA Finals. Entering this year, teams…

Warriors even the series, dismantle the Celtics 107-88

Warriors even the series, dismantle the Celtics 107-88

SAN FRANCISCO – Stephen Curry scored a game-high 29 points and Jordan Poole drilled a deep three-pointer from inside mid-court to lead the Golden State Warriors to a 107-88 victory over the Boston Celtics in Game 2 to even the series. The 88 points scored by the Celtics was their lowest output this postseason. Poole…

Celtics big fourth quarter stuns Warriors in Game 1 of NBA Finals

Celtics big fourth quarter stuns Warriors in Game 1 of NBA Finals

SAN FRANCISCO – For the first thirty-six minutes, the Golden State Warriors were in prime position to set the tone for the NBA Finals. But the Boston Celtics had other plans. After carrying a 92-80 lead into the fourth quarter, the Celtics outscored the Warriors 40-16 in the final period leading to a 120-108 win…

Klay Thompson, Warriors finish off Mavericks 120-110 to advance to the NBA Finals

Klay Thompson, Warriors finish off Mavericks 120-110 to advance to the NBA Finals

SAN FRANCISCO – Klay Thompson scored a game-high 32 points and the Golden State Warriors defeated the Dallas Mavericks 120-110 in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals.  All five starters for the Warriors scored in double figures and shot 51-percent from the floor. Golden State made 45 shots on 36 assists. Thompson was hot…

Warriors rally past the Mavericks in Game 2, take 2-0 lead

Warriors rally past the Mavericks in Game 2, take 2-0 lead

SAN FRANCISCO – Don’t look now but the Golden State Warriors are just two wins shy from a return trip to the NBA Finals, this will be the first time since making five straight appearances from 2015-19 season. Stephen Curry scored 32 points and grabbed eight rebounds. Kevon Looney had a career-high 21 points (11…

Warriors dismantle Grizzlies with 142-112 win in Game 3

Warriors dismantle Grizzlies with 142-112 win in Game 3

SAN FRANCISCO – Six players scored in double figures, Stephen Curry 30 points helped the Golden State Warriors smother Ja Morant and the Memphis Grizzlies 142-112 to take a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference semifinals. Curry missed his first two shots of the game before scoring his first points by drilling a three-pointer with…

Warriors fend off Nuggets in Game 5

Warriors fend off Nuggets in Game 5

SAN FRANCISCO – In his return to the starting lineup, Stephen Curry scored 30 points to help the Golden State Warriors defeat Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets 102-98 to close out the first-round series in five games. The Warriors improved to 43-24 all-time in series clinching games. Dating back to 2015, the team is…

Poole flourishes in Game 1, Warriors takedown Nuggets

Poole flourishes in Game 1, Warriors takedown Nuggets

SAN FRANCISCO – After a two-year hiatus, the Warriors returned to the playoffs in dominating fashion, taking a 1-0 lead in Game 1 of round 1 of the playoffs. Golden State’s 123-107 win over the Denver Nuggets tonight was the first playoff game at Chase Center.  The Warriors recorded their first playoff game in San…

49ers outlast Vikings 34-26, win third straight game

49ers outlast Vikings 34-26, win third straight game

SANTA CLARA – The running game took flight today, Deebo Samuel rushed for a pair of touchdowns before sustaining an injury. Elijah Mitchell rushed for 133 yards and scored to help guide the 49ers 34-26 victory over the Minnesota Vikings 34-26. Both teams entered Week 12 with identical 5-5 records and jockeying for a wild-card…