Welcome to the 75th season of the NBA and Warriors basketball!
The roots of today’s NBA date back to 1946 back when it was the Basketball Association of America, and the Philadelphia Warriors were one of the chartering members.
Now 75 years later, following an unprecedented year and a half of navigating a global pandemic, the Warriors are set to safely reopen the doors to their home at Chase Center for a full season of basketball in front of the ever-loyal Dub Nation.
But besides reuniting with each other as fans, we’ve got plenty of reasons for you to get hyped for this season. Take a look at the storylines and matchups to mark on your calendars as the season tipoff approaches.
Celebrating 75 Years Against the Celtics and Knicks
Only three franchises can trace their roots to those early days of the NBA: the Warriors, Boston Celtics and New York Knicks. Each of the three clubs, along with the NBA, celebrate their 75th season in existence this season.
The Dubs face these two clubs, with whom they share plenty of history, two times each this season. It starts with consecutive games on the East Coast on Dec. 14 in New York and then Dec. 17 in Boston. The decades-old rivalries then shift to the Warriors’ home court when the Dubs host the Knicks on Feb. 10. The following month, the Celtics make their lone regular season visit to Chase…