Golden State Warriors

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July 5, 2022

Golden State Warriors - American basketball club participating in the NBA league (Pacific Division in the Western Conference) based in San Francisco. Seven-time league champions in: 1947, 1956, 1975, 2015, 2017, 2018 and 2022 home games are played at the Chase Center. Two of the team's basketball players won the MVP of the regular season - Wilt Chamberlain in 1960 and Stephen Curry in 2015 and 2016.

History

In the years 1946–1962 the club was located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 1962, he was transferred to San Francisco, where he resided until 1971. Then, he was headquartered in Oakland, California. They are one of three teams, along with the Boston Celtics and New York Knicks, that have existed since the league's inception in 1946 as the Basketball Association of America (BAA). The Warriors have won the NBA championship five times. In 1947, still as part of the BAA league, in 1956 - as the Philadelphia Warriors and in 1975, already as the Golden State Warriors. They then defeated the Washington Bullets 4-0 in the final. Rick Barry and Jamaal Wilkes led the club to the championship. They won their last title in 2017, beating Cleveland Cavaliers 4: 1 in the final. On March 2, 1962, Warriors player Wilt Chamberlain scored 100 points against the New York Knicks, a record for the NBA competition to this day. On November 25, 2015, in a match against the Los Angeles Lakers, they achieved their 16th consecutive victory since the beginning of the tournament, which improved the existing NBA record of the Washington Capitols (1948/49 season) and the Houston Rockets (1993/94 season). They raised this record to the number 24 - 12 December 2015, defeating the Boston Celtics team after two extra-time matches. The first warrior killers of the 2015/16 season were the Milwaukee Bucks the next day. On March 8, 2016, in a regular season match against Orlando Magic, they achieved 45 consecutive victories in their own hall, which improved the existing NBA record belonging to the Chicago Bulls from 1995–1996. Ultimately, their series was completed with 54 wins on April 2, 2016 by the Boston Celtics. On March 26, 2016, in a match against the Dallas Mavericks in 10 games before the end of the regular season, they broke the Houston Rockets record from the 2014/2015 season in the number of three-point throws by giving 938 such shots (previous record 933). On April 11, 2016, in a match against San Antonio Spurs, they evened the Chicago Bulls 'historic record of 72 regular season victories in the 1995/96 championship, at the same time interrupting the hosts' 48 consecutive home wins and missed their chances of becoming the first team in NBA history. that would have won all their home games during the regular season. Three days later, on April 14, in the match ending the regular season, they defeated the Memphis Grizzlies and set a new record with the balance sheet 73: 9. In the 2015/2016 season, they were the first team in the history of the NBA to exceed the number of 1,000 shots on target in 3, ending the regular season with 1,077 long-range shots on their account. In the 2015/2016 season, they recorded 28.9 assists per game, which is the best achievement since the Chicago Bulls championship in the 1991/1992 season. In the 2015/2016 season in the final of the Western Conference against Oklahoma City Thunder, they won the competition from state 1-3 and thus became the first team in NBA history to do this in the West finals. On June 11, 2016, in the match number 4 against Cleveland, the Cavaliers set the record of the NBA Finals in the number of three-point shots at the level of 17. In the 2016/2017 season, the Golden State Warriors reached the Play-off stage being in the first place of the Western conference. The club did not lose any defeat until the finals. Ultimately, the fighters won the league championship, defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers 4-1 in the final. In the 2017/2018 season, they sometimes won 4-0 during the play-offs. They played again in the final