Golden State Warriors

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July 6, 2022

The Golden State Warriors are an American professional basketball team based in San Francisco, California. Plays in the Pacific Division of the Western Conference of the National Basketball Association (NBA). The team was founded in 1946 as the Philadelphia Warriors in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In its debut season, the team won the Basketball Association of America (BAA) championship, which later became the National Basketball Association, after merging with the National Basketball League (NBL). In 1962, the team moved to San Francisco, changing its name to the San Francisco Warriors (eng. San Francisco Warriors). The club played under this name until 1971, after which it changed its name to its current Golden State Warriors. From 1966 to 2019, the team played its home games at what is now known as the Oracle Arena (an indoor stadium in Oakland, California), except for 1972 when the Warriors played in San Jose due to arena renovations. , California State. In addition to the championship title won in the 1946/47 season, the team became the NBA champion six more times: in the 1955/56 season in Philadelphia, in the 1974/75, 2014/15, 2016/17, 2017/18, 2021/22 seasons already as Golden State. On April 13, 2016, the club set a new NBA record for the most wins-losses in the regular season - 73: 9, thereby breaking the previous record set by the Chicago Bulls in the 1995-1996 season. At the same time, the club set an anti-record - winning in the final series against the Cleveland Cavaliers with a score of 3-1, he lost the next three matches and the entire series, which happened in the NBA for the first time. In June 2019, the Golden State Warriors played for the last time on " Oracle Arena before the club moved to San Francisco.

History

1946–1962: Early years

1959–1965: Wilt Chamberlain era

1965–1978: Thurmond and Barry

1978–1985: Period of disappointment

1985–1997: The Chris Mullin Era

1997–2009: Period of Troubles

2009–present time: Stephen Curry era

2009-2012: Continued rebuild and good drafts

The Warriors selected future star point guard Stephen Curry of Davidson College with the seventh overall pick in the 2009 NBA draft. During the 2009 season, the owner