Warriors-Jazz Preview - 11/21/14

Warriors - Jazz Preview

BACK FROM BREAK
After four days without a game, the Warriors will be back in action on Friday when they take on the Utah Jazz. Excluding the All-Star Break in February, this four-day layoff will be the Warriors’ longest break in the action this season. The team will surely be looking to pick up where they left off after winning each of their last three games, the last two of which came in blowout fashion. The showdown with the Jazz falls on Filipino Heritage Night, presented by Cache Creek Casino Resort, and the festivities will include fundraising efforts that will benefit various Filipino charities in the Bay Area. In addition, the game will mark another Authentic Fan Friday at Oracle Arena. All fans in attendance will receive an Andre Iguodala Cheer Card courtesy of Comcast SportsNet Bay Area. FIND TICKETS | FILIPINO HERITAGE NIGHT INFO

Projected Starters

H. Barnes
SF
G. Hayward
D. Green
PF
D. Favors
A. Bogut
C
E. Kanter
K. Thompson
SG
A. Burks
S. Curry
PG
T. Burke

LAST TIME OUT
The Warriors made it three wins in a row on Sunday night after defeating the Lakers 136-115 in Los Angeles. Golden State set a new season-high in points, and scored 40 or more points in consecutive quarters for the first time since 1991. Stephen Curry was terrific, registering the fifth 30-point/15-assist game of his career in just 30 minutes of playing time. Andrew Bogut recorded another double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds, while Marreese Speights added 24 points off the bench, the most by a Warriors’ reserve this season. Full Game Recap

Injury Report

GSW: David Lee (strained left hamstring) is out. Team Notes

UTA: Rodney Hood (right plantar fasciitis) and Toure’ Murry (D-League Assignment) are out. Team Notes

EXPORTS FROM DOWN UNDER
The Friday night showdown will feature two of the most heralded Australian exports in NBA history. Warriors center Andrew Bogut has been the face of basketball in Australia for the last decade, and eventually he might have to pass that torch to Jazz rookie Dante Exum. Although they both hail from the same region, their games couldn’t be more different. Bogut, the No. 1 pick of the 2005 NBA Draft, is one of the game’s best rim protectors, and this year has become a much larger part of the team’s offensive sets. Exum, on the other hand, is a developing talent who is about six inches shorter than his country mate. The Utah rookie shot up the draft boards this past off-season before ultimately being taken with the fifth pick, and even though he’s just 19 years old, he has already found some success in the NBA, particularly from 3-point range. Expect this game to have a few extra eyeballs on it down under on Saturday afternoon.

GIMME SOME MO
Sometimes you have to ride the hot hand, and Warriors big man Marreese Speights certainly has had the hot hand as of late. The backup big man has shot 63 percent from the floor this season and has scored in double digits in three of the last four games. With the team not quite at full strength just yet, Speights has given the second unit a consistent spark. Read more on Speights’ recent output in The Weekly Dish.

UTAH SCOUTING REPORT
The Jazz are one of the youngest teams in the NBA and have shown a flare for the dramatic already this season. With 11 players 25 years old or younger, including three rookies who play 14-plus minutes per game, they are an up-and-coming bunch who has already won two games at the buzzer this season. Overall, Utah is 5-7 on the season, but the team has won two of its last three games. All five starters average double figures in scoring, led by Gordon Hayward at 18.7 points per game, and Enes Kanter and Derrick Favors offer plenty of size in the paint for the Jazz. The Warriors swept the season series with Utah 4-0 last season, and they’ll be looking to add to that streak in this Friday night showdown at Oracle.


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Food & Concessions

The Oracle Arena culinary team is excited to welcome fans this season with a brand new menu featuring unparalleled variety and showcasing some of the best Bay Area eats. Courtesy of Executive Chef Tim Radack and team, fans will enjoy a signature selection of new dishes and reimagined gameday favorites.

For a complete, interactive guide on where to find all of our food and concessions within the arena, download the Warriors Mobile App and visit the "At The Game" section.

Parking & Directions

Oracle Arena parking lots open two hours prior to tip-off (Example- 5:30 PM for a 7:30 PM start). Parking prices are $30 for cars and $50 for limousines and buses. You can now pre-pay your parking for individual games and get access to the new express entry lanes. Learn More »

ADA accessible parking is located in the first two rows of the parking lot, closest to Oracle Arena. Parking spaces accommodating vans are also available. To gain access to accessible parking, proper vehicle registration is required as well as a current disabled placard with a matching identification card. Guests wishing to be dropped off for Warrior games at Oracle Arena should be dropped off at the Main Gate on 66th Avenue.

View Interactive Oracle Arena Parking Map

Services & Amenities

App

Download the brand new version of the Golden State Warriors Official Mobile App for iPhone, iPad and Android devices. Stay connected at the game, or wherever you go, and get live stats, news and videos. Enhance your gameday experience at Oracle Arena by upgrading your seats, viewing our interactive arena map, checking live traffic and much more. Plus, be on the lookout for exclusive notifications with free giveaways, merchandise discounts and much more!

Assistive Listening Devices

Assistive Listening Devices are available at the First Aid station located on the main concourse behind section 106.

ATM

Automatic Teller Machines are located on the main concourse outside section 110, 128 and on the upper concourse at section 221. An ATM is also located within the Stella Artois Club.

Bicycle Racks

Bicycle racks are located at the north flagpole adjacent to parking Lot F.

Box Office Hours

Oracle Arena's box office hours are:

Monday - Friday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Closed Weekends and Holidays (on non-event days)

BMW Club

BMW Club ticket holders have unlimited access to the BMW Club before, during, and after all Warrior home games. The BMW Club opens 90 minutes prior to each game and remains open one hour following its conclusion. Located on the Event Level, the BMW Club offers a spacious social area, an upscale dining environment, lounge and flat screen TV's. Post-game access is restricted to guests over 21 years of age. BMW Club Ticket holders wishing to eat dinner in the restaurant are encouraged to make a reservation by calling (510) 383-4840. Reservations are accepted on a first come, first served basis.

First Aid

Complete first aid services are available on the main concourse behind section 106 for fans who require medical attention from licensed staff.

In Seat Text Service

This program will help provide a fast resolution to any game day problems that occur inside Oracle Arena. Examples of issues that should be resolved using our texting service include but are not limited to:

  • Seat maintenance or seat cleanliness issues
  • Disorderly fans and unruly behavior
  • Spills or other hazards in the bowl, on the concourses, or any other areas that could impact the safety of our fans
  • Lost and found issues

Text an issue to 510-500-8787

Lost and Found

Lost and Found articles can be redeemed from the AEG table outside of Section 127 on the main concourse until all guest areas are closed after each home game. All unclaimed lost and found items are stored for 30 days. To contact lost and found, please call (510) 383-4660.

Security

To report an incident to Oracle Arena Security, please use the In Seat texting service (instructions above) or contact the nearest usher or guest services representative.

Scoreboard Messages

Surprise that special person in your life with a personalized scoreboard message at a Warriors home game! For just $250, you may wish a happy birthday, celebrate a special occasion, welcome a loved one to a game, and even propose marriage! Score big with family and friends, while also making a tax deductible contribution to benefit Bay Area youth through the Golden State Warriors Community Foundation. A limited number of scoreboard messages are available each game so reserve your space today. All scoreboard messages must be received by 12 p.m. three (3) business days prior to the game requested. All messages will appear between the start of halftime and the end of the fourth quarter. To reserve your Warriors Scoreboard message, simply complete the order form on this page.

Seat Upgrade

All ticket holders have the opportunity to upgrade their seats on game day, pending availability. All day of game seat upgrade requests can be taken at our Customer Assistance window beginning 2 hours prior to tip off. The Customer Assistance window is located at the Oracle Arena box office, windows one and two. In addition, once inside Oracle Arena you also have the opportunity to upgrade your seats via the Warriors App on your smart phone.

Seating Map

Click here for an interactive 3-D seating map of Oracle Arena.

Ticket Information Tables

Warriors Ticket Sales Representatives are able to assist all fans on game days outside of Sections 107, 121, 128 and 202.

Will Call

The "Will Call" windows open two hours prior to tip-off of each home game. The "Will Call" windows are located at the Oracle Arena Box Office on the East side of Oracle Arena. Picture identification is required to pick up any tickets. Will Call does not have a phone number; it is only a drop off and pick up point for day of game tickets.

Wifi

Complimentary Wifi is available to all guests entering Oracle Arena.


Arena Policies

Alcohol

Beverages and/or food of any kind may not be brought into Oracle Arena. Alcoholic beverages are available at concession stands, beverage carts and clubs throughout Oracle Arena.

Animals

Trained guide dogs or other service animals assisting guests with disabilities are permitted inside the stadium. All other animals are prohibited.

Backpacks, Bags & Purses

The Warriors and Oracle Arena staff are committed to ensuring a safe and fun environment for all fans. AS A SECURITY MEASURE, COOLERS, BACKPACKS AND OTHER LARGE BAGS ARE NOT ALLOWED INTO Oracle Arena. Bags permited must be smaller than 14" x 14" x 6" in size. Oracle Arena will deny entry into the facility to those who carry any of the items large than this size until they are stored elsewhere by the ticket holder. The Warriors or Oracle Arena will not assume the responsibility for the storage of any of these items.

Bag Check

Bag Check opens at the same time doors open and closes 30min After the game. Any items not claimed will be sent to Lost and Found for a maximum of 30 days. Oracle Arena, O.co Coliseum, and their agents are not liable for any damage to items left at Bag Check. We will not accept or check items of unusual value or those exceeding $100.

Cameras

Cameras with lenses less than 3 inches in length are permitted, but the use of a flash is not allowed. All types of video and audio equipment are not permitted in Oracle Arena.

Children's Admission

A ticket is required for all children 24 months and older. Children under 24 months are complimentary and are allowed to sit in the lap of an adult with any general admission ticket.

Door's Open

Oracle Arena opens 90 minutes prior to tip-off for all home games (Example: 6:00 PM. for a 7:30 PM start).

Entering Oracle Arena

All ticket holders can enter Oracle Arena through our East, North or South Main Entrances. Sideline Club ticket holders may also enter through the Plaza Entrance next to the Oracle Arena Box Office and Warriors Team Store. Courtside Club, VIP Floor and Suite holders may also enter through the VIP Valet Lot entrance, E or F Lot entrances. Use our interactive parking map for complete details.

Food & Beverages

Food and/or beverages of any kind may not be brought into Oracle Arena.

Guest Conduct

The Golden State Warriors strive to provide an entertaining and safe environment for all of our patrons. Fans who are found guilty of public intoxication, using offensive language, throwing objects or any other behavior deemed by Warriors or Arena Guest Services Representatives as disruptive or dangerous in nature are subject to ejection from Oracle Arena. The Warriors also adhere to the NBA Fan Code of Conduct, which sets forth expected standards of decorum for all fans attending NBA games.

A warning card with the following printed language must be given by an arena security representative to any fan who has engaged in excessive verbal abuse of a player, coach, game official or another fan:

"You are being issued a warning that the comments, gestures and/or behaviors that you have directed at players, coaches, game officials and or/ other spectators constitute excessive verbal abuse and are in violation of the NBA Fan Code of Conduct. This is the first and only warning that you will receive. If, after receiving this warning, you verbally abuse any player, coach, game official or spectator, you will be immediately ejected from Oracle Arena without refund".

Prohibited Items

The following items are prohibited from Oracle Arena. All items are subject to search:

  • Weapons of any kind
  • Bags larger than 14" x 14" x 6"
  • Backpacks of any size
  • Outside food or beverages, including liquids of any kind
  • Hard-sided containers, including bottles, cans, flasks, cooler and thermoses
  • Illegal drugs
  • Any size pole or stick
  • Fireworks
  • Artificial noisemakers
  • Projectiles, including inflatable balls and Frisbees
  • Still cameras w/lenses longer than 3"
  • Video cameras
  • Laptop computers
  • Laser pointers
  • Large radios
  • Portable chairs
  • Scooter, bicycles, roller-skates and skateboards
  • Seat cushions
  • Strollers
  • Non-service animals
  • Inappropriate attire or signage
  • Any item deemed by Management to be dangerous, inappropriate or disruptive to other fans' enjoyment of the event.

The following items are prohibited from the Oracle Arena Parking Lot:

  • Glass containers
  • Kegs
  • No selling of any items of any kind
  • No selling or re-selling of tickets

Oracle Arena reserves the right to exclude any additional items that are not specifically mentioned in the list above. All small bags are permitted, but will be searched. All guests are subject to search upon entering Oracle Arena.

Re-Entry Policy

No re-entry is permitted after you have exited Oracle Arena turnstiles.

Signs & Banners

Signs, flags and banners less than 11" x 17" are permitted inside Oracle Arena, as long as the information contained on them is not politically, religiously, or commercially motivated and do not carry obscene messages. Warriors and Arena Guest Services Representatives reserve the right to ask any fan to remove a sign or banner from Oracle Arena.

Smoking Policy

No smoking of any kind is permitted in Oracle Arena. Patrons who fail to comply with this policy may be subject to ejection from Oracle Arena.

Wheelchairs

Wheelchairs are permitted at Oracle Arena. During Warrior games at Oracle Arena, the disabled drop-off and pick-up area is located on the north and south ramps leading up to the Plaza, which is the area between the Coliseum and Oracle Arena where the Box Office is located. Oracle Arena also offers accessible parking, which is located in the first two rows of the parking lot, closest to Oracle Arena. Spaces are limited. Additionally, there are three elevators at Oracle Arena which are ADA accessible. The first is located on the west side near section 114; the other two are located on the east side near section 101. Guests requiring the use of a wheelchair can sit in either their wheelchair or an actual Arena seat. Guests opting not to sit in their wheelchairs can store their wheelchairs in the handicap bay located behind their section.

Parking & Directions

Located off Interstate 880 in Oakland, Oracle Arena can be accessed in a variety of ways. View our interactive parking map, and get complete details on directions, pricing and public transportation below.

New this Year: Prepay for Discounted Rate and Express Parking

You can now prepay your parking for individual games at a discounted rate ($25 instead of $30 at the gate) and get access to the new express entry lanes!

Note: VIP, Club and Luxury Suite Parking Lots are for pre-paid parking only

Parking Prices

  • Cars - $30 at the gate, $25 if pre-purchased online
  • Limos - $48
  • Buses - $50 in Lot B. Use the Hegenberger Exit from 880 and continue to the Baldwin St. Entrance. Accommodations can usually be made to park in other locations.

Public Transportation

Fans attending Warriors games can take BART right to Oracle Arena. Use the Coliseum/Oakland Airport Station exit. For more information on BART or to view schedules click here.

Directions From

Walnut Creek

  • Highway 24 through the Caldecott Tunnel
  • Exit at I-980 toward downtown Oakland
  • Continue in I-980 as it becomes I-880 South (Nimitz Freeway)
  • Take the 66th Avenue exit
  • Left at end of ramp - follow signs to the Arena

San Francisco

  • East on Bay Bridge
  • I-880 South
  • Take the 66th Avenue exit
  • Left at end of ramp - follow signs to the Arena

San Mateo

  • East on San Mateo Bridge to I-880
  • North on I-880 towards Oakland
  • Take Hegenberger Road exit
  • Make a left at the light - follow signs to the Arena

San Rafael

  • Richmond-San Rafael Bridge to I-580 East
  • To I-980 toward downtown Oakland
  • Continue on I-980 as it becomes I-880 South (Nimitz Freeway)
  • Exit 66th Ave.
  • Turn Left - follow signs to the Arena

San Jose

  • North on I-880 (Nimitz Freeway) towards Oakland
  • Exit Hegenberger Road
  • Left at the light - follow signs to the Arena

Vallejo/Sacramento

  • West on I-80 towards Oakland
  • East on I-580
  • I-980 toward downtown Oakland
  • As it becomes I-880 South (Exit 66th Ave.)
  • Left - follow signs to the Arena

Pleasanton

  • West on I-580
  • Take the 238 connector to I-880
  • North on I-880
  • Exit Hegenberger Road
  • Make a left - follow signs to the Arena

Mobile App

  • Live stats during every game
  • Mobile seat upgrades
  • Proximity-based offers within the arena
  • Interactive maps for concessions, parking, etc.
  • News, videos, social media and much more

Facebook Check-In

Check in on Facebook to 'Golden State Warriors Home Game' each time you come to a game and take advantage of our Facebook Check-In Deal of the Night.

Recent deals have included postgame player Q&As, free throw contests on the court, and even the chance to take a photo with Jerry West.

#WarriorsGround

Whether you're at the game or watching from home, show us what Warriors Ground looks like by tagging your photos on Twitter and Instagram with #WarriorsGround.

The best ones will be featured on our Instagram Wall inside the arena, on our scoreboard, and even on warriors.com.

Hashtags

Join the conversation on Twitter with our official hashtags: #LetsGoWarriors, #WarriorsGround and #DubNation.

During each home game, we feature all the best fan tweets on our scoreboard. Use #LetsGoWarriors, #WarriorsGround or #DubNation and see if your tweets are featured.

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