Stories by Antonio Gonzalez

Monday, June 1, 2015

Warriors quietly trying to finish one of best seasons

While it's not nearly as noticeable now, Steve Kerr's current Golden State club is quietly reaching a level only the Michael Jordan-led Chicago Bulls have ever touched.
By Antonio Gonzalez

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Warriors down Rockets to reach NBA Finals

OAKLAND, Calif. - Stephen Curry had 26 points and eight rebounds, Harrison Barnes added 24 points and the Golden State Warriors advanced to the NBA Finals for the first time in 40 years.
By Antonio Gonzalez

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Warriors try again to close out Rockets

The Golden State Warriors will get another chance to close out the Houston Rockets Wednesday at home and advance to the franchise's first NBA Finals in 40 years.
By Antonio Gonzalez

Friday, May 22, 2015

Warriors outlast Rockets

OAKLAND, Calif. - Stephen Curry scored 33 points to turn back another spectacular performance by James Harden, and the Golden State Warriors held off the Houston Rockets 99-98.
By Antonio Gonzalez

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Warriors top Rockets in Game 1 of West finals

OAKLAND, Calif. - Stephen Curry hit two free throws in the final seconds to finish with 34 points, and the Golden State Warriors rallied from 16 points down in the second quarter to beat the ...
By Antonio Gonzalez

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Five-time champ keeping his cool as Warriors' first-year coach

OAKLAND, Calif. - With the stakes high and fans ready to question and critique every move, Steve Kerr knew he'd be in the spotlight no matter how things played out this postseason.
By Antonio Gonzalez

Monday, May 4, 2015

Warriors' Curry wins NBA MVP award

OAKLAND, Calif. - Some called him too small. Others too fragile. Now, Stephen Curry has a new label: NBA MVP.
By Antonio Gonzalez

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Warriors roll past Grizzlies in Game 1 of West semis

OAKLAND, Calif. - Stephen Curry had 22 points and seven assists, and the Golden State Warriors wore down the undermanned Memphis Grizzlies in a 101-86 victory in Game 1 of the Western Conference ...
By Antonio Gonzalez

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Warriors, Bogut reap rewards of healthy season

OAKLAND, Calif. - The Golden State Warriors bet on Andrew Bogut staying healthy when they signed him to a three-year, $36 million extension before last season, and Bogut bet on himself by taking ...
By Antonio Gonzalez

Friday, April 3, 2015

Kings center embraces spot in history

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Sim Bhullar is used to people staring at him. At 7-foot-5 and 360 pounds, Bhullar’s big frame draws attention everywhere he goes. But the last few days have been unlike ...
By Antonio Gonzalez

Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014

Curry's star continues to rise

As his stardom continues to rise, Golden State point guard Stephen Curry is still surprised by the celebrity treatment - even though nobody else is.
By Antonio Gonzalez

Monday, Oct. 27, 2014

Giants, Royals ready for wild World Series finish

SAN FRANCISCO - Giants catcher Buster Posey wanted Madison Bumgarner to do more than barely break a smile after a brilliant pitching performance.
By Antonio Gonzalez

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Match Play event headed to Harding Park

TPC Harding Park in San Francisco will play host to the PGA Tour's Match Play Championship in 2015.
By Antonio Gonzalez

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Ex-Cy Young winner Welch dies

OAKLAND, Calif. - Bob Welch, the 1990 AL Cy Young Award winner of the Oakland Athletics and the last major leaguer to win at least 25 games in a season, has died. He was 57.
By Antonio Gonzalez

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Former catcher Joe Mauer has advice for Buster Posey

SAN FRANCISCO - Minnesota Twins catcher-turned-first baseman Joe Mauer has some advice for San Francisco Giants All-Star Buster Posey: play catcher as long as you can, and enjoy doing it.
By Antonio Gonzalez

Friday, May 2, 2014

Warriors outlast Clippers

Stephen Curry scored 24 points and dished out nine assists, and the Golden State Warriors forced a decisive Game 7 by outlasting the Los Angeles Clippers 100-99 Thursday. 
By Antonio Gonzalez

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Alleged racial remarks by Clippers owner being investigated by NBA

SAN FRANCISCO - Anger, frustration and calls for action echoed around the NBA on Saturday after an audio recording surfaced of a man identified as Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling ...
By Antonio Gonzalez

Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014

Top-ranked Arizona knocked from ranks of unbeaten

BERKELEY, Calif. - Every time Arizona had been challenged this season, the Wildcats survived by making big plays and big shots in the closing moments of big games. They finally found out what it ...
By Antonio Gonzalez

Friday, Nov. 8, 2013

Stanford's win likely puts Pac-12 out again

No. 6 Stanford's win over No. 2 Oregon likely put Pac-12 out of BCS championship game - again.
By Antonio Gonzalez

Monday, Nov. 4, 2013

Stanford hoping to slow down Oregon's Mariota

Slowing down Marcus Mariota will be the top priority when sixth-ranked Stanford (7-1, 5-1) hosts No. 2 Oregon (8-0, 5-0) on Thursday night in a matchup of the winners of the past four Pac-12 ...
By Antonio Gonzalez
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