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Steve Kerr. (Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Warriors Introduce Steve Kerr As New Coach

The Golden State Warriors wanted Steve Kerr from the start but still wondered about his ability to coach. Kerr had his own questions for the Warriors before being convinced to take the job, notably what led to the bitter divorce between the team and Mark Jackson.

05/20/2014

Broadcast personality Steve Kerr looks on during the NCAA Men's Final Four Championship between the Kentucky Wildcats and the Connecticut Huskies at AT&T Stadium on April 7, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

GameDay: New Warriors Coach Steve Kerr A Familiar Choice For Owner Joe Lacob

People like familiarity. That’s why Steve Kerr is the new coach of the Warriors. Owner Joe Lacob has known him for 20 years. General Manager Bob Myers did business with him when he was an agent, and Kerr was the GM for Phoenix. Kerr even knows Joe’s son, Kirk, who is the Warriors assistant general manager.

05/14/2014

Bob Myers, Joe Lacob, and Mark Jackson chat on the sideline during a game against the Maccabi Haifa on October 11, 2012 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2012 NBAE (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Warriors Owner Shows You Better Get Along With The Boss

After firing Golden State Warriors head coach Mark Jackson, owner Joe Lacob told reporters that Jackson will need to do a better job of ‘managing up and sideways’ in his next job. Jackson was let go despite two consecutive winning seasons and playoff appearances.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/07/2014

Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors celebrates with team majority owner Joe Lacob while playing against the Denver Nuggets in Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NBA Playoffs on April 28, 2013 at the Oracle Arena in Oakland. (Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

KCBS Sports Fans: Venture Capitalist Mindset In Warriors’ Corner Office

Rather than pick apart the decision, I’d like to focus on the environment in which it was made. Warriors owner Joe Lacob spent more than 30 years in the venture capital game. He’s a partner emeritus at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, a firm that is among the best-known in the VC world.

05/07/2014

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Playoff-Bound Warriors Now Hope To Take Next Step

Booed one year and celebrated the next, Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob admits he feels “a little bit” vindicated now. The Warriors are going to the playoffs for the first time since 2007 and for just the second time in 19 years.

04/10/2013

Brandon Rush #4 of the Golden State Warriors throws down a dunk against Ray Allen #20 of the Boston Celtics on March 14, 2012 at Oracle Arena in Oakland. (Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Questions Remain About The Warriors’ Move To SF

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – The Warriors made it official Monday morning, they plan to build a new arena and move from Oakland to San Francisco. “Maybe those fans knew something when they booed him,” John […]

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/22/2012

Golden State Warriors vs. Dallas Mavericks

Warriors Reportedly Committed To San Francisco Waterfront Move

The Warriors are poised to announce plans to move back across the bay and take up residence down the street from AT&T Park.

05/21/2012

Chris Mullin #17 of the Golden State Warriors looks on the court during an NBA game in the 1989-90 season. (Tim DeFrisco/Getty Images)

GameDay: Mullin Jersey Retirement Will Forever Be Remembered For Boos

Hello Warrior fans! Nice timing. It was Chris Mullin’s night, not yours. The evening shall forever be remembered for what you did, not Chris Mullin. There’s no question that Joe Lacob should have excluded himself from the entire deal. But did you have to pick that time, that moment to exercise your right to freedom of speech?

03/22/2012

Joe Lacob and Peter Guber

Warriors Fans Boo Owner Joe Lacob During Chris Mullin Jersey Retirement

It was supposed to be a special night for Golden State Warriors legend Chris Mullin, as the team honored him with an elaborate jersey retirement ceremony for his No. 17 during Monday night’s game against the Minnesota Timberwolves.

03/20/2012

Dakota Wizards

Warriors Purchase D-League Team, Which Could Call San Jose Home

The Golden State Warriors have purchased the Dakota Wizards of the NBA Development League, with the hopes of moving the team to San Jose in the near future.

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