Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 5/22/12

SAN FRANCISCO -- Sitting on the shore and staring at one of the world's most majestic metropolitan views, Joe Lacob leaned over to hear fellow Golden State Warriors co-owner Peter Guber whisper in his ear. "Man," Guber said, "we got to do this." And with that, the franchise's new vision started to come into focus. The Warriors, NBA Commissioner David Stern and San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee officially announced Tuesday that the Bay Area's only NBA team will try to move back to scenic San Francisco. The earliest the team could leave Oakland would be 2017, when it can escape...

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