Who Owns The Golden State Warriors?


Who Owns The Golden State Warriors?

So, who owns the Golden State Warriors? Joe Lacob and Peter Guber currently own the Golden State Warriors, who bought the team in 2010 for $450 million. Lacob is a venture capitalist, and Guber is a film producer. Both men have been involved in the sports world for many years, being minority owners of the Boston Celtics.

They have been credited with turning the Warriors into one of the best teams in the NBA. Under their ownership, the team has won four NBA championships (in 2015, 2017, 2019, and 2021). Some notable accomplishments include hiring head coach Steve Kerr and GM Bob Myers, successful drafting/development of players, and signing superstar Kevin Durant in free agency.

According to Forbes, as of the 2022-2023 season, the Golden State Warriors are worth $7 Billion dollars. This makes them the most valuable NBA franchise and one of the most valuable sports franchises in the world.

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About The Golden State Warriors Franchise

The Golden State Warriors are an American professional basketball team based in Oakland, California. They compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a member of the league’s Western Conference Pacific Division. The Warriors play their home games in San Francisco at the newly built Chase Center which opened in 2019

The team was established in 1946 as the Philadelphia Warriors based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, a founding member of the Basketball Association of America (BAA). In 1962, the franchise relocated to the San Francisco Bay Area and was renamed the San Francisco Warriors until 1971, when it changed its geographic moniker to Golden State.

The Warriors have reached nine NBA Finals, winning seven NBA championships in 1947 (as the Philadelphia Warriors), 1956, 1975, 2015, 2017, 2019, and 2021. The Warriors have an intense rivalry with the Los Angeles Lakers.

The team’s storied history and recent success have resulted in a die-hard and loyal fan base nicknamed “Dub Nation.” According to Forbes, the franchise is becoming the most valuable team in the NBA.