Thompson, Klay

Stephen Curry Is More Human, and Brilliant, Than Ever

BOSTON — Stephen Curry was demoralizing the Celtics when he decided to improvise. After he dribbled to spin past Marcus Smart, who happens to be one of the N.B.A.’s most ferocious defenders, Curry found himself sizing up Robert Williams, a 6-foot-9 center whose sneakers might as well have been filled with concrete. Curry took a […]

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Happy. Sad. Angry? Golden State Is Feeling It All Against Memphis.

MEMPHIS — The Golden State Warriors expected a physical fight in Game 2 of their second-round N.B.A. playoff series with the Memphis Grizzlies. But to lose that game, 106-101, and to lose a beloved defender to a fractured elbow? Those events they did not expect. It created a mélange of emotions after the game — […]

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