Top 20 secrets about Golden State Warriors

Golden State Warriors

Golden State Warriors is one of the most popular teams in the NBA. They have a rich history dating back to their creation in 1946. The Warriors have won three NBA championships, and have been to the Finals five times. The team has also produced some of the greatest players in basketball history, including Wilt Chamberlain, Rick Barry, and Steph Curry.

Golden State Warriors

While the Warriors are one of the most successful teams in NBA history, there are still some things that many fans don’t know about them. Here are 10 secrets about the Golden State Warriors:

1. The team was originally named the Philadelphia Warriors

2. The Warriors were the first team to sign an African American player, Earl Lloyd

3. Wilt Chamberlain holds several individual records for the Warriors, including most points in a season and most rebounds in a game

4. The Warriors have retired the jerseys of seven players: Wilt Chamberlain, Rick Barry, Nate Thurmond, Chris Mullin, Jerry West, Guy Rodgers, and Al Attles

5. The Warriors were the first team to draft an Asian American player, Wat Misaka

6. The Warriors have played in three different cities: Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Oakland

7. The team has won three NBA championships: 1947, 1956, and 1975

8. The Warriors have been to the NBA Finals five times: 1947, 1956, 1967, 1975, and 2015

9. Steph Curry is the only player in NBA history to be named MVP in back-to-back seasons

10. The Warriors hold the record for most wins in a single season, 73, which they accomplished in 2015-16

11. The team has produced several Hall of Fame players, including Wilt Chamberlain, Rick Barry, Chris Mullin, and Jerry West

12. The Warriors have retired seven jersey numbers: Wilt Chamberlain’s 13, Rick Barry’s 24, Nate Thurmond’s 42, Chris Mullin’s 17, Jerry West’s 44, Guy Rodgers’ 9, and Al Attles’ 16

13. Golden State is the only team in NBA history to have four players score 50 points in a game: Rick Barry, Wilt Chamberlain, Chris Mullin, and Steph Curry

14. The Warriors have had six head coaches who were inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame: George Mikan, Red Auerbach, Alex Hannum, Bill Sharman, Jerry Sloan, and Don Nelson

15. The team has won two NBA Championships while based in Oakland: 1975 and 2015

16. The Warriors have played in seven NBA Finals: 1947, 1956, 1967, 1975, 2015, 2016, and 2017

17. The team has been to the playoffs 30 times in their 71-year history

18. Steph Curry is the Warriors’ all-time leading scorer with 16,011 points

19. The Warriors have sold out every home game since December 2012

20. The team’s home arena, Oracle Arena, is the oldest in the NBA, having opened in 1966

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