Steinmetz mock draft -- 10 a.m.!


Steinmetz mock draft -- 10 a.m.!

Draft note: In the hours leading up to tonight's NBA Draft, Insider Matt Steinmetz will be conducting his final NBA mock draft beginning this morning at 10 a.m., and will pick a player every 15 minutes. Follow along all day long right here on CSNBayArea.com! First Round1: New OrleansHornets2: CharlotteBobcats3: WashingtonWizards4: ClevelandCavaliers5: SacramentoKings6: Portland Trail Blazers (from Brooklyn)7: GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS8: TorontoRaptors9: DetroitPistons10: New Orleans Hornets (fromMinnesota via Los Angeles Clippers)11: Portland Trail Blazers12: MilwaukeeBucks13: PhoenixSuns14: HoustonRockets15: Philadelphia76ers16: Houston Rockets (from New York)17: DallasMavericks18: Minnesota Timberwolves(from Utah)19: OrlandoMagic20: DenverNuggets21: BostonCeltics22: Boston Celtics (from Los Angeles Clippers via Oklahoma City)23: AtlantaHawks24: Cleveland Cavaliers (fromLos AngelesLakers)25: MemphisGrizzlies26: IndianaPacers27: MiamiHeat28: Oklahoma CityThunder29: ChicagoBulls30: GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS
Second Round31: CharlotteBobcats32: WashingtonWizards33: ClevelandCavaliers34: Cleveland Cavaliers (fromNew Orleans via Miami)35: GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS (from Brooklyn)36: SacramentoKings37: TorontoRaptors38: Denver Nuggets (from Golden Statevia New York)39: DetroitPistons40: Portland Trail Blazers (from Minnesotavia Houston)41: Portland Trail Blazers42: MilwaukeeBucks43: Atlanta Hawks (from Phoenix)44: Detroit Pistons (from Houston)45: Philadelphia76ers46: New Orleans Hornets (fromWashington via Dallas)47: UtahJazz48: New YorkKnicks49: OrlandoMagic50: DenverNuggets51: BostonCeltics52: GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS (from Atlanta)53: Los AngelesClippers54: Philadelphia 76ers (from Memphis)55: Dallas Mavericks (from Los Angeles Lakers)56: Toronto Raptors (from Indiana)57: Brooklyn Nets (from Miami)58: MinnesotaTimberwolves59: San AntonioSpurs60: Los Angeles Lakers (from Chicago via Milwaukee and Brooklyn)

Does Harrison Barnes miss the Bay Area? 'I like living in Dallas, but...'


Does Harrison Barnes miss the Bay Area? 'I like living in Dallas, but...'

After four years in Oakland, Harrison Barnes was forced to leave town when the Warriors signed Kevin Durant last summer.

Barnes just finished the first year of a four-year, $94 million contract with the Dallas Mavericks.

So, does the former first-round pick miss his old home?

"I like living in Dallas but will always have love for Oakland!!" Barnes said in response to a question on Twitter on Sunday.

Barnes also picked his favorite restaurants in Oakland and San Francisco.

"Belly in Oakland or Amber in SF," Barnes wrote.

Steve Kerr keeping offseason routine in line: 'I'm not Jon Gruden'


Steve Kerr keeping offseason routine in line: 'I'm not Jon Gruden'

For the third straight summer, Steve Kerr has had a shortened offseason to work with.

While he is working on things for the 2017-18 season, he's not trying to cram as much work into a short period of time. He's taking time to relax and enjoy the summer.

In an interview with The Chronicle's Scott Ostler on Saturday, Kerr pulled back the curtain on how's spending the time before training camp starts.

“I’m on the phone, talking to Bob Myers, talking to our coaches and to different people. Writing down thoughts, putting together plans for our coaching retreat. It might be just something that pops into my head, where I just stop and write something down. But I’m not Jon Gruden, I’m not waking up at five in the morning and going to the film room,” Kerr said.

What could Kerr and Myers possibly talk about every single day?

“We talk about players, talk about roles. We talked a lot about Nick Young and [Omri] Casspi before we signed those guys. Talked a lot about our center position. Bob and I talk every day, kind of the first thing in the morning we check in with each other, usually talk for a half hour. We’re really close. He just got back from a great vacation, in Italy,” Kerr said.

Kerr and the defending champion Warriors get back on the court Sept. 30 in a preseason tilt against the Nuggets in Oakland. Then they head to China to play the Timberwolves twice before returning to face the Kings at home on Oct. 13. Four days later, they raise a banner, get their rings and tip-off the regular season against the Rockets.