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Warriors Postpone Plans For New Arena In San Francisco

The Golden State Warriors have put on hold their goal of opening a waterfront arena in San Francisco by 2017. They will postpone the plans for one year and maybe longer. "It's about getting it right, not about getting it done fast," Warriors president Rick Welts said. The Warriors have produced three rough designs for the arena to come up with one to receive clearance...
Via RealGM
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Cost of Golden State Warriors’ New San Fransisco Arena to Exceed $1 Billion (Photos)

The Golden State Warriors are movin’ on up — but it’s gonna cost them. The team has plans to move to the San Fransisco waterfront by the 2017 season, and the price of the project has risen to about $1 billion, according to the San Fransisco Business Times. Team president Rick Welts said the cost to rehabilitate Piers 30-32 has doubled to about $120 million. “The piers were...
Via NESN.com
July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Warriors New SF Arena to Cost $1 Billion

  The Golden State Warriors are a team on the come up and it looks like they want a new arena to match that. The rendering above is of the proposed $1 Billion dollar stadium located in San Francisco on Piers 30 and 32. According to a KCBS report: Building a basketball on the San Francisco waterfront could cost $1 billion, an estimate Golden State Warriors President Rick Welts said...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Gay executive predicts open doors for Collins

In gaining perspective on what Jason Collins can expect in the days, weeks and months that follow Mondays revelation, there are several qualified sources to consider. But for unique insight, few compare to Rick Welts. Welts, who was President and CEO of the Phoenix Suns when he came out two years ago as the first openly gay executive of a major U.S. professional sports team, has...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
April 29, 2013  |  Discuss
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