• Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, left, and head coach Steve Kerr react during the first half in Game 1 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, May 1, 2016. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

    Warriors still hopeful to have Stephen Curry back for Game 3

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry was expected back on the court for more light shooting Monday to test his sprained right knee, still with the hope he could be ready to return for Golden State’s Game 3 of the Western Conference semifinals Saturday at Portland.

  • This July 28, 2015 file photo shows San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum looking on during a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers in San Francisco. The two-time NL Cy Young Award winner will pitch for major league clubs in a showcase event Friday, May 6, 2016 as he attempts to make a comeback bid from hip surgery last year. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, file)

    Tim Lincecum to pitch for clubs Friday in comeback bid

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two-time NL Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum will pitch for major league clubs in a showcase event Friday as he attempts to make a comeback from hip surgery last year.

  • Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson, front left, is fouled by Portland Trail Blazers center Ed Davis while scoring during the second half in Game 1 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, May 1, 2016. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

    Warriors whip Portland at home in opener of West semifinals

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — From the opening tip, Klay Thompson shot lights-out and even heaved one in from way out in Stephen Curry territory. Draymond Green began yapping from the start while doing his thing to make plays every which way, calling on his teammates to bring an edge on defense.

  • Stephen Curry resumes light shooting on injured right knee

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry has resumed light shooting without movement on his injured right knee with the hopes he can get into scrimmages by later next week, perhaps in time to be ready for Game 3 of the Golden State Warriors’ Western Conference semifinals at Portland.

  • Golden State Warriors' Brandon Rush, Ian Clark, Anderson Varejao and Stephen Curry, from left, celebrate a score against the Houston Rockets during the first half in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Wednesday, April 27, 2016, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

    Curry rehabbing right knee several times a day to get back

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry is rehabbing his injured right knee about three times a day, spending four to five hours at the Warriors’ practice facility to try to get back on the court for the defending champions as soon as possible.

  • 49ers select Oregon defensive end DeForest Buckner at No. 7

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — As DeForest Buckner waited for his name to be called, he hoped for this very scenario: An Oregon reunion in Northern California.

  • Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green (23) reacts after scoring against the Houston Rockets during the first half in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Wednesday, April 27, 2016, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

    Warriors reach second round with MVP Stephen Curry sidelined

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Perhaps a corny catchphrase to some, those three words really resonate with the Golden State Warriors: “Strength in Numbers.” They are bought into this mantra, all right.

  • Golden State Warriors' Brandon Rush, Ian Clark, Anderson Varejao and Stephen Curry, from left, celebrate a score against the Houston Rockets during the first half in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Wednesday, April 27, 2016, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

    Warriors roll into second round of playoffs without Curry

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Klay Thompson knew Golden State had to come together, that every player needed to raise his game with Stephen Curry sidelined.

  • Golden State Warriors assistant coach Jarron Collins, right, takes a selfie of Warriors head coach Steve Kerr, center, and assistant coach Luke Walton, left, after Kerr was named the NBA coach of the year, Tuesday, April 26, 2016, in Oakland, Calif. Kerr won the award after leading to the Golden State Warriors to the best regular season record in league history. Kerr got 64 first-place votes from the panel of 130 media members who regularly cover the league. Portland's Terry Stotts was second in relatively close voting. San Antonio's Gregg Popovich was third. (AP Photo/Janie McCauley)

    Warriors grant Lakers permission to interview Luke Walton

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers received permission from the Warriors to interview top assistant Luke Walton for their coaching vacancy.

  • In this Sunday, April 24, 2016 photo, Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry carries popcorn as he limps out of the Toyota Center after Game 4 in the first round of the NBA playoff series against the Houston Rockets, in Houston. Golden State's record-setting run toward a second consecutive NBA championship may come down to an MRI on the sprained right knee of Stephen Curry. The NBA's reigning MVP missed the second half of a win over the Houston Rockets in Game 4 on Sunday and was expected to have the medical test later Monday. (Karen Warren/Houston Chronicle via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Warriors are confident in their depth even without Curry

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Draymond Green is going to tell it like it is, and he insists these Golden State Warriors have few issues when it comes to confidence.