Golden State Warriors Snapback Hat
The Warriors were founded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1946 as the Philadelphia Warriors, a charter member of the Basketball Association of America. They were owned by Peter Tyrrell, who also owned the Philadelphia Rockets of the American Hockey League. hired Eddie Gottlieb, a longtime basketball promoter in the Philadelphia area, as coach and general manager. He named the team after an early professional team in the city. Led by early scoring sensation Joe Fulks, they won the championship in the league’s inaugural 1946–47 season by defeating the Chicago Stags, four games to one. (The BAA became the National Basketball Association in 1949.) Gottlieb bought the team in 1951. The Warriors won their other championship as a Philadelphia team in the 1955–56 season, defeating the Fort Wayne Pistons four games to one. The stars of this era in the team’s history were future Hall of Famers Paul Arizin, Michael Bryson and Neil Johnston. In 1959, the team signed draft pick Wilt Chamberlain. Known as “Wilt the Stilt”, Chamberlain quickly began shattering NBA scoring records and changed the style of play forever. On March 2, 1962, in a Warrior “home” game played on a neutral court in Hershey, Pennsylvania, Chamberlain scored 100 points against the New York Knicks, a single-game record that the NBA ranks among its finest moments. At the end of the 62 season the team moved to San Francisco started play in the Cow Palace. By the 64 season management decided to trade Wilt Chamberlin to Philly and then used their 65 top draft pick to draft Rick Barry. After several years of poor play with Barry going and coming back to the team they start playing well. In 74 Barry, Wilkes and Smith leading the team they upset the heavy favored Boston Celtics for the NBA Championship. The next 10 plus years became a period of much struggle for the team and their fans. The likes of Joe Barry Carroll, Eric Floyd, Purvis Short, Robert Parrish spent time Ina Warriors uniform. Seasons 85, 86 saw Chris Mullen being drafted and Coach George Karl come aboard to lead this team. 87-97 saw Run T.M.C. with Tim Hardaway, Mitch Richmond and Chris Mullen lead this team to exciting basketball and playoff berths. Late in the 97-98 season brought old familiar coach Don Nelson back to coach with players Jason Richardson, Antawan Jamison and Gilbert Arenas. No front court help always left this team short when it came to making runs into the playoff season. Early 00 saw a continued short coming when it came to playoff runs not until the 07 year did the team seeded 8th make a push into the playoffs. The beat top rated 1 seed Dallas Mavs in a exciting series that left fans wanting more. The Warriors then played the Utah Jazz and saw the luck run out as they were beat in 5 games. The current Warriors team is lead by Stephan Curry and play a up tempo type of ball.
Adidas line of these Hardwood Classics Golden State Warriors Snapback Hat National Basketball Associations Snapbacks continues to carry vintage class. This Golden State Warriors SnapBack is the envy of any SnapBack lover. The blue fabric cap has the Golden State Warriors front lofted logo, blue and yellow colors give this SnapBack real class. The yellow button and yellow eyes complements this cap. The yellow flat brim with Kelly green underbrim gives this Golden State Warriors Snapback Hat a fresh look of the old classic look. This SnapBack hat has a adjustable SnapBack and makes this Golden State Warriors Snapback Hat a classic must have in every bodies SnapBack collection.
- Golden State Warriors SnapBack Hat
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