Warriors Preseason Tickets On Sale Wednesday, August 19
NBA’s #1 Pick – Blake Griffin – Scheduled To Make His Preseason Debut At Oracle Arena On Oct. 4
August 18, 2009

Tickets for the Golden State Warriors two preseason home games at Oracle Arena – highlighted by the scheduled debut of the #1 pick in the 2009 NBA Draft, Blake Griffin – will go on sale Wednesday, August 19. Tickets will be available beginning at 10:00 a.m. right here on warriors.com, or by calling 1-888-GSW-HOOP. Additionally, tickets can be purchased at the Oracle Arena Box Office, Ticketmaster.com or at any Bay Area Ticketmaster retail locations, including Macy’s, Sunvalley Mall and Ritmo Latino.

To begin preparations for the preseason and the upcoming NBA campaign, the Warriors will hold training camp at the team’s Practice Facility in Downtown Oakland beginning Tuesday, September 29. Following five days of camp, the preseason schedule tips-off with a home game against Griffin and the Los Angeles Clippers at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 4.

The Warriors will then spend a week in Southern California playing four games at various locales, including contests against the Los Angeles Lakers at Honda Center in Anaheim on Wednesday, October 7, and at The Forum in Inglewood on Friday, October 9. The following night, Saturday, October 10, Golden State takes on the Phoenix Suns in an outdoor game at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden – a 16,000-seat, NBA-style arena with no roof in a desert setting – that will be televised nationally, exclusively on TNT. The Warriors’ week in the southland concludes with a return match-up against the Clippers at Staples Center on Monday, October 12.

Golden State returns briefly to Northern California to visit the Sacramento Kings at Arco Arena on Saturday, October 17 before heading back down south for a third meeting against the Lakers, this time at the Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, CA, on Tuesday, October 20. Finally, the Warriors return home to Oracle Arena to wrap-up the preseason against the New Orleans Hornets at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 22.

Date Opponent Location Time (PDT)
Sun., October 4 L.A. Clippers Oracle Arena 6:00 p.m.
Wed., October 7 L.A. Lakers Honda Center (Anaheim, CA) 7:00 p.m.
Fri., October 9 L.A. Lakers The Forum (Inglewood, CA) 7:00 p.m.
Sat., October 10 Phoenix Indian Wells Tennis Garden (Indian Wells, CA) 6:30 p.m.
Mon., October 12 L.A. Clippers STAPLES Center (Los Angeles) 7:30 p.m.
Sat., October 17 Sacramento ARCO Arena (Sacramento) 7:00 p.m.
Tue., October 20 L.A. Lakers Citizens Business Bank Arena (Ontario, CA) 7:00 p.m.
Thu., October 22 New Orleans Oracle Arena 7:30 p.m.