Golden State Warriors
The Golden State Warriors are a professional basketball team that is part of the Western Conference in the National Basketball Association (NBA). The franchise was founded in 1946 in Philadelphia as the Philadelphia Warriors. The team was located in Philadelphia up until 1962, then moved to San Francisco and in 1971 on to Oakland, where the franchise still resides today. The Warriors play their home games at Oracle Arena, which has a capacity of almost 20 thousand for basketball games.
In the 2013/14 season, the Warriors averaged an attendance of 19,596 during the regular season; a total attendance of about 803 thousand. Tickets to the games cost an average of 47.38 U.S. dollars according to Team Marketing Report’s Fan Cost Index. The overall league-wide average ticket price was at 54 U.S. dollars.
Forbes ascribes the franchise a value of 750 million U.S. dollars in 2014, an increase in value of about 35 percent over the previous year. The Warriors generated 160 million U.S. dollars in revenue in 2012/13, slightly more than the league-average of 152 million U.S. dollars.
As of September 2014, the Golden State Warriors had about 2.43 million fans on their official team account on Facebook. Their Twitter had around 468 thousand followers.