Prominent Players Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, DeMarcus Cousins, Draymond Green, Klay Thompson, Andre Iguodala, Shaun Livingston
The Golden State Warriors are an American professional basketball team based in San Francisco Bay area and compete in the NBA as a member of the league's Western Conference. The team was founded in 1946 as Philadelphia Warriors, based in Philadelphia. In 1971, the Warriors were renamed Golden State Warriors and have since been called the Dubs. Golden State Warriors play their Home games in Oracle Arena, Oakland.
The Warriors, along with the Chicago Bulls, are the third most successful team in NBA, having won Six NBA Championships. Warriors won their first championship in 1947, a year after the establishment of the franchise. After winning the third championship in 1975, Warriors faced a trophy-drought till 2015. Golden State Warriors currently holds the record for best regular season winning 73 matches in 2016.
Some of the prominent players to have played for the Dubs include Wilt Chamberlain, Nate Thurmond, Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant etc. Golden State Warriors have retired Six Jersey nos for Wilt Chamberlain (13), Tom Meschery (14), Al Attles (16), Chris Mullin (17), Rick Barry (24) and Nate Thurmond (42).