The Philadelphia Warriors, named after the 1920s team that played in the American Basketball League, won the championship in the inaugural 1946-47 season of the Basketball Association of America. The Warriors moved from Philadelphia to San Francisco after the 1961-62 season and retained their nickname. When the team relocated across the Bay to Oakland in 1971, they were renamed the Golden State Warriors.

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Opinion: Pacers Rookie Duarte Should Have Been Drafted By The Warriors

The Indiana Pacers drafted Chris Duarte with the 13th overall pick in the 2021 NBA Draft out of the University of Oregon. The Golden State Warriors had the seventh and 14th overall picks in the first round. Opinion: They should have found a way to get Duarte to pair with Steph Curry and Klay Thomson.…