Golden State Warriors
The Golden State Warriors are a professional basketball team. They are one of the oldest teams in the NBA. They played in Philadelphia as the Philadelphia Warriors from 1946 to 1962, and in San Francisco from 1962 to 1971. Today, they play in Oakland, California at the Oracle Arena. The Warriors have won four NBA championships, in 1947, 1956, 1975, and 2015. Many great basketball players have played for the Warriors, such as Joe Fulks, Paul Arizin, Neil Johnston, Wilt Chamberlain, Guy Rodgers, Al Attles, Rick Barry, Nate Thurmond, Chris Mullin, Latrell Sprewell, Draymond Green, Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry, and a new player, Kevin Durant.
In the 2007 NBA playoffs, they pulled off one the biggest upsets in NBA playoff history by upsetting the Dallas Mavericks, who finished with 67 wins and 15 losses. The Mavs also had Dirk Nowitzki, who won MVP that year. Before they shocked Dirk's Mavs, the Warriors had Baron Davis and they also had 42 wins and 40 losses. They won the series 4-2 in game 6.
In 2016, the Warriors went back to NBA Finals and met the Cleveland Cavaliers, who they beated the year before, but they became the 11th team to blow a 3-1 series lead and the first to do it in the NBA Finals and lost this time. Before losing to the Cavaliers, they had 73 wins and 9 losses, breaking the 72-10 1995-96 record and they also became the 10th team to overcome a 3-1 series deficit to win the series against the Oklahoma City Thunder.