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Warriors' Steve Kerr second in NBA Coach of Year voting

The Atlanta Hawks' Mike Budenholzer wins NBA Coach of the Year award in a close vote over the Golden State Warriors' Steve Kerr.
Thompson: Draymond Green gives Warriors just what they needed
Golden State holds 2-0 series lead over the New Orleans Pelicans because of Green's toughness 

Kawakami: Pelicans pack a punch, but Warriors respond
The New Orleans Pelicans didn't back down against the Golden State Warriors, who dug deep to take a 2-0 lead in the NBA playoff series. 

Warriors notebook: Fans are as loud as usual during Golden State's victory
Pelicans coach Monty Williams had said Oracle Arena fans were 'out of control,' and they kept up the noise in Game 2. 

Warriors repel Pelicans' challenge, take 2-0 series lead
Klay Thompson led the Warriors with 26 points, and Golden State pulled away down the stretch to beat the New Orleans Pelicans 97-87 for a 2-0 lead in their NBA playoff series. 

Joking Kerr asks Warriors fans to 'be as quiet as possible'
Aware that his New Orleans Pelicans counterpart has concerns, Warriors coach Steve Kerr made a tongue-in-cheek plea to the Oracle Arena crowd to be quiet during Game 2 of their playoff series.

@PelicansNBA coach calls @OracleArena too loud: Social media reaction
Fans and observers around the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond weighed in after New Orleans coach expressed concern Monday about the decibel level at Golden State's home court 

Live updates: Warriors vs. Pelicans, Game 2, Monday at 7 p.m.
The Golden State Warriors and the New Orleans Pelicans face off in Game 2 of their NBA Western Conference playoff series. Keep up with all the action with our live Twitter updates. 

Pelicans' Evans, Holiday questionable for Game 2
New Orleans Pelicans guards Tyreke Evans and Jrue Holiday are questionable and will be game-time decisions for Game 2 against the Golden State Warriors.

Oakland: Mayors bet city's goods in NBA playoffs
The mayor of Oakland and the mayor of New Orleans made a friendly bet Friday on the outcome of the playoff series between the Golden State Warriors and the New Orleans Pelicans, the mayor's office said. 

Thompson: Warriors need Klay Thompson to step up now
Klay Thompson needs to be the Golden State Warriors' second star when Stephen Curry checks out of the game. 

Warriors discover stopping Davis for four quarters is no easy task
Pelicans star Anthony Davis showed what he's capable of with his fourth-quarter scoring burst in Game 1, after Draymond Green and the Warriors kept him in check for three quarters. 

Pelicans' Tyreke Evans 'day to day' for Game 2 against Warriors
New Orleans Pelicans point guard Tyreke Evans is 'day to day' for Game 2 against the Golden State Warriors after an MRI exams shows a deep bruise in his left knee 

Kawakami: Warriors feel burden of being No. 1
The Golden State Warriors feel the burden that comes with being the top seed in the NBA playoffs in their close Game 1 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans.

Warriors' Bogut returns to NBA playoffs
Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut plays well in his first NBA playoff game in two years.

Thompson: Warriors' Stephen Curry is more than a 3-point shooter
Stephen Curry is more than a 3-point shooter, and so are his Golden State Warriors.

Warriors hold off Pelicans as Curry scores 34
The Golden State Warriors run out to a 25-point third-quarter lead, then hang on to defeat the New Orleans Pelicans 106-99 in Game 1 of their first-round NBA playoff series.

Mark Jackson avoids controversy
Former Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson, working Game 1 for ABC, doesn't make an MVP endorsement, but backs successor Steve Kerr for Coach of the Year.

Live updates: Warriors hold off Pelicans 106-99 in teams' NBA playoff opener
Stay on top of the action when the Golden State Warriors host the New Orleans Pelicans in Game 1 of their Western Conference first-round match-up.  

Warriors-Pelicans matchup
How the Golden State Warriors and New Orleans Pelicans match up in their first-round NBA Western Conference playoff series.

Pelicans, Davis are confident entering NBA playoffs
The New Orleans Pelicans are confident entering their first-round NBA playoff series against the Golden State Warriors after overcoming key injuries and finishing the regular season on a hot streak.

Pelicans coach Monty Williams celebrates victory and family
New Orleans coach Monty Williams got to have his wife and five kids on the floor with him when the Pelicans clinched their playoff berth, and for Williams that was especially gratifying 

Warriors' plan: Make Pelicans' Anthony Davis work hard
The Golden State Warriors will use multiple tactics against New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis.

Warriors' Andrew Bogut healthy -- and happy
After missing the NBA playoffs in 2014, Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut is healthy -- and just as important -- in a great frame of mind heading into the first-round series against the New Orleans Pelicans.

Kawakami: Four reasons the Warriors will win the NBA title
The reasons the Golden State Warriors will win the 2015 NBA championship go well beyond Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson hitting 3-pointers.

Thompson: Steve Kerr turns Warriors into NBA's best
Golden State Warriors rookie coach Steve Kerr made five key decisions that turned his team into an NBA championship contender.

Warriors playoff tickets fetch big bucks on resale market
Golden State Warriors resale tickets for first-round playoff matchup against New Orleans Pelicans averaging over $400 

Warriors notebook: Pelicans take offense to 'scrimmage' remark
Playoff underdog New Orleans apparently has been using a rallying cry based upon a comment made by an unidentified Warrior last week that a game between the two teams is like a 'scrimmage.' 

New Jersey teen takes shot, scores friendship with Warriors star Steph Curry
Jeff Lorenz and Ben Schragger won a visit from Stephen Curry and, three years later, he's still hanging out with them . 

40 years since Warriors' last NBA title
It's a tale of two teams as the Cinderella 1974-75 Golden State Warriors won the NBA championship, but the powerhouse 1975-76 Warriors fell short.

Join our discussion as we show you how to grow vegetables in a drought Thursday at noon

Click here to view on a mobile device. Bay Area News Group garden writer Joan Morris and Master Gardener Janet Miller, who operates Our Garden, will show you how to grow vegetables even during our record-breaking drought. 
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Bobbi Kristina Brown's family agrees she's out of coma

Whitney Houston’s mother, Cissy, says granddaughter suffered irreversible brain damage.