Raised in Alameda, California. Ph.D. in English from Florida State University (specifically 20th century American literature). BA from University of Texas, MA from Wake Forest University. Currently living in Tallahassee, Florida and teaching college literature and composition courses. Occasional DJ. NBA obsessive. Warriors fan. Author of Golden Age: The Brilliance of the 2018 Champion Golden State Warriors
Analysis: Curry’s fourth quarter propels Warriors to 104-99 win over Houston Rockets
Playing the entire fourth quarter without Kevin Durant, the Warriors’ championship character shows in a victory that gives them a 3-2 advantage in the Western Conference Semifinals.
Analysis: Rockets even up the Western Conference Semifinals with 112-108 win over Warriors
The Warriors can’t overcome the Rockets’ energy or their three-point shooting, losing Game 4 despite 34 points from Kevin Durant.
Analysis: Warriors play dominant defense in Game 2, earn 115-109 win over Houston Rockets
Led by Andre Iguodala, Klay Thompson, and Draymond Green, the Warriors hold the Rockets’ offense in check and take a 2-0 series lead in the 2019 Western Conference Semifinals.
Analysis: Warriors hang on in wild start to Western Conference Semifinals, earning 104-100 win over Houston Rockets
In an exciting (though controversial) Game 1, the Warriors persevere thanks to tough defense on James Harden and Kevin Durant’s 35 points.
Analysis: Thanks to Kevin Durant’s transcendent play, Warriors defeat Los Angeles Clippers 129-110
Durant scored a playoff career-high 50 points as the Warriors finish off their Western Conference quarterfinals series against the Clippers in six games.
Analysis: Warriors push Clippers to the brink of elimination with 113-105 win
Klay Thompson scored 31 points while Kevin Durant had his second consecutive stellar game in Los Angeles to give the Warriors a 3-1 lead in the opening round of the 2019 NBA playoffs.
Analysis: Warriors relinquish 31-point lead at home, lose 135-131 to Los Angeles Clippers
An attempt to pinpoint what happened in this astonishing collapse, one that allowed the Clippers (led by Lou Williams and his 36 points) to even up this 2019 Western Conference Quarterfinals matchup at one game apiece.
Warrior Wonder: Stephen Curry dominates the Clippers to open 2019 NBA Playoffs
Curry scored 38 points while handing out 7 assists and grabbing a career-high 15 rebounds in the Warriors’ 121-104 victory in Game 1 of the 2019 Western Conference Quarterfinals.
Analysis: Warriors clinch top spot in Western Conference with blowout win over Los Angeles Clippers
In the final regular season game played at Oracle Arena, the Warriors thoroughly dominate their Pacific-Division foes on their way to a 131-104 victory.
Warrior Wonder: For old times’ sake, Stephen Curry drops 40 points on the Cleveland Cavaliers
Curry used the Cavaliers’ final visit to Oracle Arena to remind that franchise and their fans of his greatness while putting the Warriors one game away from clinching the top spot in the West.