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Who founded the Golden State Warriors?

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Asked by: Amy Sanchez

What is the origin of the Golden State Warriors?

The history of the Golden State Warriors began in Philadelphia in 1946. In 1962, the franchise was relocated to San Francisco, California and became known as the San Francisco Warriors until 1971, when its name was changed to the current Golden State Warriors.

Who inspired Steph Curry?

Curry grew up immersed in basketball as the son of 16-year NBA veteran sharpshooter Dell Curry. The younger Curry learned the intricacies of the game from his father.

Who is the oldest NBA player?

In the 75 years since there have been over 4,500 NBA players to play in a game. And there has never been an older player than Nat Hickey, who still holds the record for oldest NBA player ever, set back in 1948. Hickey was 45 years and 363 days old.

Did Steph Curry play football?

He tried several different sports, not just basketball. He played football, baseball, a little soccer. He was always very intuitive of what was going on around him. He just soaked it all up.

What is the net worth of Curry?

Stephen Curry’s net worth in 2022 is $160 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. According to Forbes’ 2022 list, Stephen Curry came in at No. 5 on the list of highest-paid athletes in the world, earning $92.8 million. $45.8 million of that is his salary, with $47 million coming in off-court earnings.

Who are the original NBA teams?

On June 6, 1946, the BAA or the Basketball Association of America was born and 11 franchises comprised the new professional basketball league: Boston, Providence, New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Washington formed the East Division and Cleveland, Detroit, Toronto, Chicago and St. Louis the West Division.

What does dub nation mean?

Warrior fans affectionately call themselves Dub Nation when cheering for their team to win from the stands, wearing jerseys and other special pieces of merchandise, and posting about the Warriors on social media. It’s easy for Warrior fans, aka Dub Nation, to be proud of their team.

Who owned NBA?

List of NBA team owners

Franchise Principal Owner(s) Owned Since
Golden State Warriors Joe Lacob (majority), Peter Guber 2010
Houston Rockets Tilman Fertitta 2017
Indiana Pacers Herbert Simon 1983
Los Angeles Clippers Steve Ballmer 2014