OAKLAND, Calif. -- Golden State Warriors President Rick Welts is one of the few people who knows what NFL draft prospect Michael Sam might be going through after announcing he is gay this week.
And Welts is as eager as anybody to see how it all plays out.
Welts, who became the first openly gay NBA executive when he revealed his sexual orientation in a front page story of The New...
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 from its prospective...
February 02, 2014
David Stern is retiring as commissioner of the NBA after 30 years on the job.
"He really looked for people who had the same genuine love for the sport that he had," said Rick Welts, who worked for the NBA for 17 years as an executive, ultimately becoming Chief Marketing Officer and president of NBA Properties before taking jobs as president of the Phoenix Suns and, then, the Golden...