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For years it has been widely assumed that Warriors fans, loyal throughout many lean seasons, would go crazy for a winner. That's exactly what is happening.
Despite a 20 percent average increase in ticket prices, the Warriors have gained 2,900 season-ticket holders since their season ended in the second round of the playoffs. The increase is the second-biggest in the NBA behind the Sacramento Kings, who are operating under new ownership after staving off a move to Seattle.
The Warriors now have 13,600 season-ticket holders, the most in franchise history and the second-largest number in the league. (Most teams shoot for 10,000 as a goal.)
"Joe (Lacob) and Peter (Guber) knew it would happen," Warriors president Rick Welts said referring to the team's co-owners. "But I think they both would be hard-pressed to see it happen so quickly."
The latest data was revealed by the NBA to its 30 ownership groups at the Board of Governors meetings this week in Las Veg...
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Warriors second-year guard, Kent Bazemore, threw down a vicious dunk on Mavericks’ Jackie Carmichael late in the fourth quarter of Thursday night’s Golden State-Dallas Summer League game. The throwdown sparked a 15-2 Warriors run to close the game, giving them a 79-76 victory and extending their Summer League win streak to 11 games. Bazemore finished with 25 points and 6 rebounds.
Golden State Warriors guard Kent Bazemore is most known around the NBA for his wild celebrations and hilarious antics on the bench, but his latest highlight doesn’t feature him going crazy on the sidelines after a big play – instead, Bazemore is the one making his teammates go nuts. Watch as he posterizes the Mavs’ Jackie Carmichael with absolutely no mercy whatsoever.
Not just a great bench-celebrator, the Golden State Warriors’ Kent Bazemore also has mad hops. Bazemore threw down this dunk over the Mavericks’ Jackie Carmichael during the fourth quarter of Thursday’s Summer League game.
Here are some of the best celebrations from the 24-year-old from this past season.
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One of the stand-out so far from the Vegas Summer League has to be Golden State Warriors guard Kent Bazemore and last night, he had the dunk of the night with the below slam against the Dallas Mavericks.
Watch as Bazemore rises up to throw down the one-handed stuff on Jackie Carmichael:
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry had four birdies in a late six-hole stretch Saturday to take a one-point lead after the second round of the American Century Championship.
Curry had 25 points in the round and 47 overall in the modified Stableford format that awards graduated points for pars or better. Former NHL player Jeremy Roenick and former NFL quarterback Chris Chandler...
The Golden State Warriors defeated the Charlotte Bobcats 75-67 in Summer League play on Sunday.
Draymond Green had 15 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Warriors. Kent Bazemore had 13 points on 4-for-12 shooting.
Brandon Riche had 13 points and five rebounds for the Bobcats.
The Golden State Warriors defeated the Los Angeles Lakers by a final score of 83-77 in Summer League play on Saturday.
Kent Bazemore had 26 points on 9-for-20 shooting. Cameron Jones had 18 points, while Draymond Green had 12 points, 11 rebounds and three assists.
Lester Hudson had 18 points, four rebounds and four steals. Robert Sacre had six points and 10 rebounds.
The Golden State Warriors defeated the Dallas Mavericks by a final score of 79-76 in Summer League play on Thursday.
Kent Bazemore had 25 points and six rebounds. Cameron Jones added 15 points.
Justin Dentmon led the Mavericks with 19 points on 7-for-12 shooting.