Magic Johnson says he turned down opportunity to own the Warriors

With Magic Johnson working for the Los Angeles Lakers, all seems right with the world. But it nearly didn’t happen. In fact, Magic was given the chance to work in the front office of at least three other teams.Included that group is the Golden State Warriors. According to Magic, Joe Lacob and Peter Guber approached him about joining their group as co-owner of the Warriors.“When...
Via Sportsnaut
February 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Warriors, Wizards are jumping on the eSports bandwagon

Earlier this week, the Philadelphia 76ers became the first NBA team to buy an eSports team. Just a few days later, two other teams followed suit and buy their own eSports franchise. Early Tuesday, Golden State Warriors co-owner Peter Guber and Washington Wizards majority owner Ted Leonsis joined together to purchase the eSports franchise known as “Team Liquid.” What’s most...
Via The Comeback
September 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Are the Golden State Warriors spying on you?

A new lawsuit alleges that the Warriors’ mobile app is spying on you, recording your every word and sending it back to Joe Lacob and Peter Guber to do with as they please. Or something like that. Earlier this week, a class action lawsuit was filed by a New York resident in a federal court in San Francisco regarding alleged privacy violations by the Golden State Warriors’ mobile...
Via Golden State of Mind
September 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Warriors and Dodgers co-owner Peter Guber discusses Dodgers' title drought

Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Dodgers co-owner Peter Guber witnessed the first NBA championship for his Warriors in 40 years last week. His other team is not too far behind in its title drought -- 27 years. Despite the fact that Dodgers fans haven’t been waiting quite as long for a championship, Guber indicated an even greater reaction from Dodgers fans for a World Series...
Via FOX Sports
June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

NBA buddy comedy pilot on fast track at ABC

The “international Odd Couple set in the NBA”? That’s the pitch from Dan Fogelman for a new sitcom pilot ABC is picking up for a possible run during the 2015-16 TV season. Currently untitled, the show would focus on a star NBA player who doesn’t speak English and a team translator “who doesn’t speak basketball.” Fogelman was a writer and executive producer for two previous...
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February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Triple-A team becomes Dodgers

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The Oklahoma City RedHawks are now the Dodgers. Mandalay Baseball, LLC, a joint venture between ownership of the Los Angeles Dodgers and an investor group led by Mandalay Entertainment Chairman and CEO Peter Guber, says the team's new logos and jerseys will mix elements of Dodgers history and the culture of Oklahoma City and Bricktown. The team will also come...
Via Associated Press
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Major League Soccer awards new team to LA, will join MLS in 2017

LOS ANGELES -- The end of Chivas USA will lead to the rise of Los Angeles Football Club. MLS has sold the rights to a second Los Angeles franchise to a group of 21 investors led by executive chairman Henry Nguyen, managing partner Peter Guber and president Tom Penn. Nguyen, Guber and Penn have assembled a broad coalition to back the club including Magic Johnson, Nomar Garciaparra...
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October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Warriors co-owner regrets writing 'hoodish'

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Golden State Warriors co-owner Peter Guber wrote to team employees to say that he regrets if anybody was offended by his unintentional use of ''hoodish'' in an email. Yahoo Sports reported late Monday night that Guber listed ''hoodish'' as one of the languages he planned to learn as he replied to a team email praising the franchise for having five international...
Via Associated Press
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Warriors' Co-Owner Apologizes For Using 'Hoodish' Instead Of 'Yiddish' In Email

Peter Guber expressed regret to team employees late Monday for listing "hoodish" as a language he planned to learn in reply to an email commending the franchise for having five international players on this season's roster. Guber said he meant to type "Yiddish," and did not realize his mistake until it was pointed out to him by a Warriors official. Guber's email, which was sent from...
Via RealGM
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Warriors co-owner regrets using "hoodish" in team email

Golden State Warriors co-owner Peter Guber said he didn't intend to list "hoodish" as language he planned to learn in response to an email that detailed the team having five international players on its roster, Yahoo Sports reports. Warriors director of media relations Raymond Ridder forwarded an NBA email to team employees that announced a record 101 international players from 37...
Via FOX Sports
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

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