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The Golden State Warriors are ready to announce what many have long suspected: The franchise wants to move back to San Francisco.
The NBA team, commissioner David Stern and San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee scheduled a news conference at 10 a.m. local time Tuesday to announce the decision to leave Oakland. The earliest the team could move would be 2017, when it can escape its lease at Oracle Arena.
The Warriors will unveil plans to build an arena at Piers 30-32. The waterfront site near the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge -- one of the most beautiful views in one of the world's most beautiful cities -- is just blocks from the Giants' ballpark and the downtown financial district.
The announcement comes as no surprise to Bay Area fans.
Joe Lacob and Peter Guber have been working to return the team to the City by the Bay since buying the Warriors for a league-record $450 million in 2010. The Warriors played in San Francisco from 1962 to 1971 after moving from Philadelphia.
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In a joint announcement, the Warriors, NBA commissioner David Stern and the city's mayor made it official: the team will be relocating to San Francisco.
The Golden State Warriors are expected to announce this week that they will move back to San Francisco after more than 40 years in neighboring Oakland, CSN Bay Area reported Monday.
A press conference is reportedly being planned for this week, possibly as early as Tuesday.
Several reports Sunday indicated the team had settled on a plan to build a privately funded arena on Piers...
For sometime, there have been rumors that the Golden State Warriors were planning on moving back to San Francisco, but according to a report, those plans are about to become a reality.According to the San Jose Mercury News, the team has finalized plans to move to San Francisco and an announcement will be made about the plans as soon as Tuesday. The new location for the team would...
It’s official, the Golden State Warriors are on the move. Ed Lee, the Mayor of San Francisco, Owners Joe Lacob and Peter Guber, David Stern and others were on hand in San Francisco at Pier 30/32 for the announcement. The new sports and entertainment arena will be located on the waterfront, south of the Bay [...]
Numerous reports indicate the Golden State Warriors have finalized plans to move from Oakland to San Francisco and play in a multi-use arena on Pier 30/32 starting before the 2017-2018 season. The Warriors currently compete in the antiquated Oracle Arena … Continue reading →
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