Golden State Warriors Named Franchise of the Decade

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Updated: December 20, 2019
Warriors Named Franchise of the Decade Across All Pro Sports Teams (from Sports Business Journal) Franchise Highlights Include Three NBA Titles, Chase Center Completion and Top Business Achievements in the Last 10 Years Posted: Dec 16, 2019 The Golden State Warriors have been named ‘Franchise of the Decade’ across all professional sports teams by the Sports Business Journal/Daily, it was announced today. Over the last 10 years, the Warriors have demonstrated innovation, led the league and all professional sports in a variety of business categories and won three NBA Championships, in addition to building and opening Chase Center, the team’s new, state-of-the-art arena in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood. “We are truly humbled to be recognized with this prestigious honor by the Sports Business Journal, especially when you consider the number of outstanding organizations across all sports,” said Warriors President and Chief Operating Officer Rick Welts. “The past decade has provided our fans, business partners and all constituents with many incredible memories, and it’s the hard work and dedication of every single player and employee that enabled us to achieve our goals and ultimately share in this organization-wide, strength in numbers recognition.” Beginning in 2010 with the announcement that the Warriors were purchased by a group of investors headed by Joe Lacob and Peter Guber, and with the 2011 hiring of Hall of Famer Rick Welts to oversee all business operations for the Warriors, along with Head Coach Steve Kerr taking the helm for the 2014-15 season and the tenured basketball leadership with General Manager and President of Basketball Operations Bob Myers, the franchise has compiled an extensive list of NBA milestones and records to-date. In addition to the team’s three NBA titles (2015, 2017, 2018), and five-straight NBA Finals appearances (2015-2019), the first NBA team to do so since the Boston Celtics (1957-1966), Golden State boasts a current active sellout streak of 355 games. Read More...
 
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