NBA Commissioner David Stern joins the press conference to announce the Warriors planned relocation to San Francisco.
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Lieutenant governor. -- Mayor league. Clearly. I want to thank the the Golden State Warriors and particularly. Joseph with Peter and -- for inviting me to this incredible occasion. -- every. Commissioner should be and probably is a sports fan and wanted to do play by play. It would be incomplete of me. Not to recognize. A couple of people. We know all about the cow palace. Al battles and Nate Thurmond would you guys stand up please. Talk about a championship tradition. For a franchise -- and Al. Talk about will that Chris Mullin. Talk about just what this. Franchise has -- the entire Bay Area its extraordinary to be here and to reflect upon that. It's also extraordinary to reflect upon the fact. That there was an ownership group in place. That is both emotionally connected to sports. And understands the impact. That sports has on the community. I often talk about the same theme that Peter echoed. That arena's other one place with 20000 people come together. With perhaps 191000. Perfect strangers. To share in the collective. Exercise of routing the home team on to victory. And that's reflected on our court as well where it doesn't matter where you came from. If you've got game you're gonna be on the team there's an egalitarian. Aspect to our game that is both great and it doesn't matter. Whether you're little those fancy suites earlier in the nose bleed section your opinion is as good as anybody else's and that's what's great about sports as well. And our ownership group understands that they're connected to it and they combined it was a high tech vision. And a keen sense of business about how to get it done and that's cool here today. So I am so looking forward to being. At that opening in when he seventeen. Even if a -- hasn't come back the play and I thank you again for your support of the Golden State Warriors.
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