The Golden State Warriors will play three home games in the Bay Area, including two at Oracle Arena and one at the SAP Center in San Jose, as part of a seven-game preseason schedule, the team announced today. Each of the three home games will feature exclusive bobblehead giveaways for the first 10,000 fans in attendance.
The first home game, on October 4 against the Los Angeles Clippers at Oracle Arena, includes the Stephen Curry Back-to-Back MVP Bobblehead, presented by Kaiser Permanente Get Fit, featuring the All-Star point guard holding both of his MVP trophies. The Warriors will return to SAP Center in San Jose for the second-consecutive year on October 6 to host the Sacramento Kings in a game that includes a Klay Thompson San Jose Sharks Edition Bobblehead, featuring the All-Star shooting guard in a Sharks sweater in support of the Bay Area’s National Hockey League team that calls the SAP Center home. The final home preseason game, versus the Portland Trail Blazers at Oracle Arena on October 21, includes a Draymond Green Bobblehead, presented by Lucky California, featuring the All-Star forward in his famous flexing pose.
Tickets for Warriors preseason games at Oracle Arena will be available starting Wednesday, August 31, with exclusive presale events to the team’s Season Ticket holders, Priority Wait List members, and Warriors Insider Subscribers before tickets are made available to the general public. The first presale event begins on Wednesday, August 31, for the team’s Season Ticket Holders at 10:00 a.m., with additional presales for Season Ticket Priority Wait List members at 11:00 a.m., and Warriors Insider Subscribers at 2:00 p.m. before tickets are made available to the general public at 4:00 p.m. Fans will be able to purchase single-game tickets for Warriors preseason home games at Oracle Arena on warriors.com or by calling 888-GSW-HOOP. Ticket information for the game at SAP Center will be announced at a later date.
The Warriors open the 2016 preseason in Canada on Saturday, October 1, against the Toronto Raptors at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, marking the club’s first game in Vancouver since February 15, 2001. Additional road games include a visit to the Denver Nuggets on October 14 and a pair of games with the Los Angeles Lakers at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on October 15 and at Valley View Casino Center in San Diego on October 19.
Television and radio broadcast information for the preseason will be announced at a later date. Below is the Warriors’ 2016 preseason schedule: