The Golden State Warriors is one of the most successful franchises in the history of the National Basketball Association. As of 2024, they have won 7 NBA Championships. Their most recent win came in 2022.

Team Profile

The Golden State Warriors also known simply as Golden State or the Warriors were established in 1946. They play in the National Basketball Association in the Western Conference and the Pacific Division.

Their current home arena is Chase Center in San Francisco, California. Their team colors are royal blue and yellow. They are affiliated with the Santa Cruz Warriors in the NBA G League.

As of 2024, the team’s Head Coach is Steve Kerr.


The team was established in the year 1946. It was originally founded in Philadelphia and was known as the Philadelphia Warriors. Currently, the Golden State Warriors is the only NBA team that does not include the name of their state or city in their team name.

In their debut season itself, the Warriors won the Basketball Association of America title in 1946. The BAA became the National Basketball Association in 1949.

Country United States United States
City San Francisco,California
Founded 1946
Ground Chase Center
Nickname Warriors
Coach Steve Kerr

The team is owned by Joe Lacob (majority) and Peter Guber. General Manager is Mike Dunleavy Jr. while the Franchise President is Brandon Schneider.

In the 1955-56 season, the Warriors once again made it through to the finals of the NBA Championship. They defeated the Fort Wayne Pistons 4-1 in the finals and acquired the NBA championship for the second time.

In the 1974-75 season, the Warriors won their only championship on the west coast. With the likes of Rick Barry, Jamaal Wilkes, and Phil Smith, the Warriors went on to defeat the Washington Bullets and achieved their third NBA championship title.

In the 2006-2007 season, the Warriors played their first playoffs after a long period of 13 years. They beat the Dallas Mavericks in the first game of the playoffs but later were crushed down in the 2nd game.

Then the Warriors found their strength and bounced back in the 3rd, 4th, and 5th by winning the series 3-2. On May 3, 2007, once again the Warriors beat the Mavericks and became the only 8th-seeded team in the history of the NBA to beat the 1st-seeded team.

This was the Warriors first playoff series win in 16 years.

The 2007-08 season was a complete disappointment for the Warriors as compared to the preceding season. Despite winning 48 matches in the regular season, the team did not make it to the playoffs.

The team enjoyed a Golden Era with Coach Steve Kerr and star point guard Stephen Curry leading them to NBA championships in 2015, 2017, and 2018, along with five NBA Finals appearances in five seasons.

After two injury-ruined seasons, the Warriors won again in 2022 with Curry crowned NBA Finals MVP for the first time.

Notable Players

Some of the most notable players who have been part of the team rosters at one point or another include Andy Phillips, Joe Fulks, Wilt Chamberlain, Chris Mullins, and more.

Popular players who are part of the current roster include Stephen Curry, Draymond Green, Klay Thompson, Jonathan Kuminga, Moses Moody, Andrew Wiggins, Chris Paul and more.

Major Achievements

  • 7 NBA Championships
  • 7 Conference Titles
  • 12 Division Titles

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