On This Day

San Francisco Warriors in History

Events in Sport

Sports record brokenNBA Record

1962-11-03 Wilt Chamberlain of the San Francisco Warriors scores 72 points at the Los Angeles Lakers, then 4th-highest point total in NBA history; hits 29 field goals & 14 free throws; remains 6th highest game total

NBA Legend Wilt Chamberlain
NBA Legend
Wilt Chamberlain

Sport awardNBA All-Star Game

1967-01-10 17th NBA All-Star Game, Cow Palace, San Francisco, Ca: West beats East, 135-120; MVP: Rick Barry, SF Warriors, SF

NBA Small Forward Rick Barry
NBA Small Forward
Rick Barry
  • 1967-04-24 21st NBA Championship: Philadelphia 76ers beat SF Warriors, 4 games to 2
  • 1967-10-13 Seattle SuperSonics (now OKC Thunder) lose NBA debut game, 144-116 to the San Francisco Warriors at Oakland–Alameda County Coliseum

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1965-01-09 Muggsy Bogues, American NBA guard and the shortest player ever to play in the NBA (Washington Bullets, Charlotte Hornets), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1965-02-28 Duane Ferrell, NBA forward (SF Warriors, Indiana Pacers)
  • 1966-03-22 Brian Shaw, American NBA guard and coach (Orlando Magic, SF Warriors), born in Oakland, California
  • 1968-01-05 Felton Spencer, American NBA center (Golden State Warriors, Utah Jazz), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1974-01-28 Tony Delk, NBA guard (SF Warriors)
  • 1974-07-14 Erick Dampier, American NBA center (SF Warriors), born in Jackson, Mississippi
  • 1974-07-25 Todd Fuller, American NBA center (SF Warriors), born in Fayetteville, North Carolina
  • 1975-03-09 Adonal Foyle, Vincentian-American NBA center (SF Warriors), born in Canouan, St. Vincent and the Grenadines