Booed one year and celebrated the next, Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob feels ''a little bit'' vindicated now.
The Warriors are going to the playoffs for the first time since 2007 and just the second time in 19 years, no small feat for a franchise that has been beat up by most of the NBA for two decades. The third-year owner finally has the team headed in the...
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April 11, 2013
Today ping-pong balls bounced in the Golden State Warriors’ favor – or at least did what they were supposed to do if things played out according to the odds. The Dubs get to keep their lottery pick, which was top 7 protected. If Joe Lacob were to call a Warriors Organization meeting in celebration of [...]
It was supposed to be a night that would honor Hall of Famer Chris Mullin's contributions to the Golden State Warriors by retiring his jersey. Instead, it turned into a sellout crowd booing their owner for five long and awkward minutes.
At halftime of Monday night's game between the Golden State Warriors and Minnesota Timberwolves, there was a ceremony that retired...
The first two years of the Joe Lacob era with the Golden State Warriors have been bumpy, to say the least, but the Warriors owner could have never expected that Monday night's ceremony in Oakland -- one honoring one of the franchise's all-time greats -- would play out like it did.
At halftime of the Warriors' 97-93 home loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves, the team retired...
Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob worked into the wee hours of Tuesday morning to return ''hundreds'' of emails in the wake of a stunning display by typically well-behaved Bay Area fans, who booed him throughout a halftime ceremony to retire Hall of Famer Chris Mullin's No. 17 jersey.
As Lacob struggled to make his tribute speech on Monday night at Oracle...
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March 20, 2012
So, that didn’t go well.
What am I talking about, exactly? Only the most awkward number retirement ever in professional sports. In case you went to bed early Monday night, Warriors owner Joe Lacob was not-so-warmly received, to say the least, during the team’s retirement ceremony of Chris Mullin’s No. 17.
Toward the end of the commencement, Lacob grabbed the microphone to...
COME OUT AND PLAAAAY
Golden State owner Joe Lacob was lustily booed by fans during a halftime ceremony honoring Warriors great Chris Mullin.
NO LOVE LOST
Warriors fans are irate with new owner Joe Lacob over the recent trade of Monta Ellis, and expressed their displeasure with him during Chris Mullin's jersey retirement on Monday night.
IT'S THE COUCH FOR HIM
Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob told reporters that his fiancée is very upset with him because he traded Monta Ellis, adding that she hasn't spoke to him in two days.
Joe Lacob let out a deep breath and acknowledged the hard work behind his hiring frenzy, a rare break to reflect. For one brief moment anyway.
Then, he quickly turned his attention back to everything still on a lengthy to-do list.
Lacob had nearly completed his conscientious front-office overhaul last month by adding yet another key piece in what has become his personal project...