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OAKLAND, Calif. Harrison Barnes USA Jersey . -- Steve Kerr joked around on what became a post-mosh Monday, feeling some of the natural pressure before his Golden State Warriors get going at last with all the weight of trying to win another NBA championship on their star-studded shoulders.The reigning NBA Coach of the Year said he cut short practice given Kevin Durants jostling in the mosh pit at a Kanye West concert the previous evening.He got a great workout last night, Kerr said with a smile.Kanye performed at Oracle Arena, where KD will become THE show Tuesday night for the defending Western Conference champions. And MVP Stephen Curry, too, of course.We all have pressure. Thats a good thing, Kerr said Monday. The alternative is, `Maybe we can win 30 this year instead of 25. Who wants that? Unfortunately, a lot of the teams in the league have that, teams that are going through rebuilding stuff, and theyre trying to get where we are. So were in a really enviable position. We know how lucky we are to be together with this group. We understand the responsibility that comes with it, and thats fine. Its a good position to be in.A day away from his highly anticipated Warriors debut, Durant insisted he had no idea just how much daily interest Golden State would generate before the season even began.How much Durants every move would be intently watched -- whether it was his concert-going or riding the BART train to get around.I never had a chance to get to a show. I was always moving around, Olympics and traveling a lot, Durant said of attending Wests show. Im glad he came through here. I was telling all my friends. Ive always told them I wanted to get in a mosh pit. It was amazing.Durant had no concerns about anything going wrong with all those people in tight quarters.Im covered, man. Im covered by a higher power upstairs, no matter what happens, he said.Four months after squandering a 3-1 series lead and losing Game 7 of the NBA Finals to LeBron James and Cleveland, the Warriors are ready to start fresh without any thought on chasing the regular-season wins record they now hold at 73. They will host San Antonio and Kerrs former coach and mentor, Gregg Popovich, on Tuesday night.Its the Spurs, so it makes it even more fun, Kerr said.Golden State also will honor TNT sideline reporter Craig Sager, who is fighting leukemia, with a special T-shirt for all fans at the opener.Kerr has said all along Durant would need time to adjust.Hes light years beyond where he was three weeks ago, Kerr said. Hes embracing the chaos, for sure.With Durant and so many new players, Kerr still expects everything to take time before the Warriors really start clicking. Kerr wasnt even on the bench for last seasons opener, missing the initial 43 games and a record 24-0 start while dealing with complications from a pair of back surgeries.Next week might be even bigger for Durant, whose former Oklahoma City Thunder visit on Nov. 3. Golden State rallied from 3-1 down to beat OKC in the Western Conference Finals.Durants departure was a big deal. It still is.I think theyre just looking for something to grab onto and make it a story, Durant said. We understand that. Thats one thing I actually didnt understand coming in here. Everythings going to be taken and used as a headline. Its definitely a learning experience for me not used to all this coverage around a team. Thats just part of the job. Thats why we get paid the way we do and thats why we are who we are as players. Youre kind of prone to criticism.New center Zaza Pachulia got a glimpse of the attention and hype surrounding the Warriors on media day last month.Hes ready to embrace it.We take it as a compliment because it means youre doing something right. It means youve got good talent here, it means that people want to know about you more than anybody else, he said. Its a huge year for us, a big season, kind of what we expected with a lot of expectations, a lot of eyes on us. Draymond Green USA Jersey . The lawyers filed a 33-page amended complaint Tuesday in federal court in Manhattan, expanding on the suit originally filed Oct. 3 in New York Supreme Court. Arbitrator Fredric Horowitz last week refused to compel Selig to testify in the grievance, and Rodriguez then walked out of the hearing without testifying. John Stockton USA Jersey . -- The Portland Timbers and Real Salt Lake played to a 0-0 tie Saturday night that left the top of the Western Conference standings unchanged. http:///...-DeRozan-Usa-Jersey/ . Peter Holland and Brad Staubitz were sent to Toronto on Saturday as the Maple Leafs traded defenceman Jesse Blacker and draft picks to the Anaheim Ducks.NEW YORK -- Mariano Rivera reported for work an inning early, and walked off to a fitting tribute. Summoned in the eighth to make sure he would pitch in his final All-Star game, the New York Yankees indomitable closer tossed a perfect inning and soaked up a pair of standing ovations while helping the American League to a 3-0 victory over the National League on Tuesday night at Citi Field. Rivera, who took home MVP honours, and nine other pitchers combined on a three-hitter for the AL, which snapped a three-game losing streak and regained home-field advantage in the World Series. Joe Nathan saved it in Riveras place after the American League scratched out a pair of runs and got an RBI double from Jason Kipnis. Torontos Jose Bautista hit a sacrifice fly in the fourth inning to plate Miguel Cabrera for the ALs first run. Bautista struck out in his first at-bat versus NL starter Matt Harvey. Edwin Encarnacion went 0-for-2 in his All-Star debut while Toronto-born Joey Votto, playing for the National League, extended his hitless streak in All-Star games to nine at-bats with an 0-for-2 performance. Robinson Cano hobbled off early after getting hit by a pitch from crosstown rival Harvey of the hometown Mets. X-rays were negative and Cano said he shouldnt miss any games for the Yankees. Harvey and opposing starter Max Scherzer were among a record 39 first-time All-Stars in a game that featured four players 21 or younger -- baseballs next generation. Both came out throwing 99 mph heat, but it was Rivera, at 43 the oldest All-Star since 1991, who was the centre of attention in his farewell season. He came in from the bullpen to Metallicas "Enter Sandman" just like across town at Yankee Stadium, and was left alone on the field for more than a minute to take in a rousing ovation. "It was a great moment. He is one of the best pitchers thats ever played this game," Tigers outfielder Torii Hunter said. Players on both sides clapped from the top of the dugout steps, and he tipped his cap to the crowd. Then he went to work, retiring three straight hitters on 16 pitches before walking off to another ovation. "It was tough. It was special," an emotional Rivera said. "Seeing the fans sharing and both teams standing out of the dugout, managers, coaches players, priceless." Both Blue Jays relievers -- Brett Cecil and Steve Delabar -- also made relief appearances in their first All-Star game, pitching to one batter each in the seventh inning. Both recorded strikeouts. It was the ninth All-Star game in New York -- most for any city -- and second in five years after a farewell to old Yankee Stadium in 2008. But the only other time the Mets hosted was during Shea Stadiums debut season in 1964, when Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Johnny Callison hit a game-ending homer in the ninth. This one gave the struggling Mets a chance to pack their cozy ballpark for one of the few times all season. Fans chanted Harveys name during pregame introductions, and the 24-year-old sensation delivered with three strikeouts in two shutout innings. He walked off to a standing ovation and received a pat on the back from NNL manager Bruce Bochy of the San Francisco Giants, the defending World Series champions. Paul George USA Jersey. Harvey was the youngest All-Star starting pitcher since former Mets ace Dwight Gooden was 23 a quarter-century ago -- and the first from the home team since Houstons Roger Clemens in 2004. Gooden cheered Harvey on from the stands. All the buildup might have made the phenom a little too excited at the start. Mike Trout doubled inside first base on his opening pitch, and Harvey drilled Cano just above the right knee with a 96 mph fastball on the third. In obvious pain, Cano initially stayed in the game but limped off after Cabrera struck out -- just as he did against Harvey in spring training. Cano crossed in front of the mound while heading to the dugout, and Harvey patted himself on the chest. "I didnt mean to, obviously," Harvey said. "I feel terrible. Apologies go out to him." Cano has a bruised quadriceps but said hell be ready to play when the Yankees come out of the All-Star break. "Just a little tight," Cano said. "Ill be good for Friday." Wright went to the mound for a calming chat with Harvey, who whiffed Bautista to end the inning. Canos name came up all night -- even after he left the game. A fan in a Cano shirt ran on the field and gave himself up to security near second base as players backed away a bit, but was tackled anyway to the delight of the crowd. Cabreras bat slipped out of his hands on a swing and sailed 10-15 rows deep, where it nearly clipped another fan in a Cano jersey. Cabreras next cut produced a leadoff double in the fourth, and Bautistas sacrifice fly snapped a 17-inning scoreless streak for the AL that dated to Adrian Gonzalezs homer off Cliff Lee two years ago in Arizona. Baltimores Adam Jones, wearing bright orange high-tops, doubled against Lee to start the fifth and scored when Hardy beat out a potential double play. Kipnis doubled home a run in the eighth off Atlanta closer Craig Kimbrel. NOTES: Hall of Famer Tom Seaver from the 1969 Miracle Mets threw out the ceremonial first pitch to team captain David Wright, who led the NL All-Stars out of the dugout. Wright was lifted for Pittsburgh 3B Pedro Alvarez in the eighth. ... Next years game is in Minnesota, with 2015 at Cincinnati. ... The score of the 2002 All-Star game, which ended in an embarrassing 7-7 tie, was restored on the out-of-town scoreboard after it was noticeably absent during Monday nights Home Run Derby. ... Neil Diamond performed ballpark favourite "Sweet Caroline" from in front of the mound in the middle of the eighth inning. ... Corbins only loss in 12 decisions this season came July 2 at Citi Field. ... The crowd of 45,186 was the largest ever at Citi Field, which opened in 2009. ... MLB honoured 30 military veterans who were winners of the "Tribute for Heroes" campaign. They lined up before the games along the baselines, while players were introduced on the infield dirt. Then several All-Stars, including Rivera, gave the veterans American flags from ballparks around the majors. ... Marc Anthony sang "God Bless America" during the seventh-inning stretch. 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