The team is based in Oakland, California and they are part of the Pacific Division of the Western Conference in the National Basketball Association. The San Francisco Warriors are professional team in basketball that was founded in 1946. They were named as the Philadelphia Warriors in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They were said to be a charter member of the Basketball Association of America. And the first owner of the team was Peter Tyrell who at that time also owned the Philadelphia Rockets of the American Hockey League. The first head coach and general manager of the team was Eddie Gottlieb. He was also a longtime basketball promoter in the Philadelphia Area. Today, the team is named as the Golden State Warriors from the season of 1971. From 1962 to the period of 1971, the team’s name was San Francisco Warriors. The team first played at the Philadelphia Arena from 1946 to 1962. In this arena, they also first played their home games.