As one local sports team prepares for the end of a season, two other Bay Area
teams "gear up" for one of the most anticipated and highly-watched televised sporting events of the year.
State Warriors will play the San Antonio Spurs at 7:30 p.m. TONIGHT, Thursday, April 26,
at Oracle Arena in Oakland. Thursday's night game not only will be the Warriors final game
of the season, but also officially will be "fan night."
arguably the best fans in the NBA, the Warriors are offering everyone in
attendance 50 percent off all food, drinks and selected merchandise. In
addition, one lucky fan will have the chance to win $1 million. As a part of
the team's on-going fan shooting contest at every home game since March 24, one
season ticket holder (who has renewed a ticket for next season before halftime)
automatically will be selected to take a three-quarters court shot for the cash
news, the Warriors recently announced that Bob Myers - who last year joined the
team as Assistant General Manager/Vice President of Basketball Operations, has
been promoted to general manager. However, perhaps an even bigger deal to
Warriors fans, was the announcement that the team has launched its first-ever
official mobile app.
app allows fans to stay connected to Warriors news, stats, videos and
exclusive special offers. Add this to the fact that the team provides free
in-arena Wi-Fi access and it is clear to see that the Warriors are making a strong
push and effort to use technology and digital growth to connect with thousands
of tech-savvy fans.
from the hardwood to the gridiron, the day that every football fan has been
waiting for is finally here. The 2012 NFL Draft kicks off at 5 p.m.
TODAY and ends Saturday, April 28. The Oakland Raiders and the San Francisco 49ers
are two of 32 NFL teams that look to add young talented college players to
As of now,
the Raiders have a total of five picks, including one in the third round and
two in the fifth round; while the 49ers have seven picks, including the 30th pick
in the first round.
are a Raiders fan or Niners fan, the NFL Draft is the perfect occasion to wear
your team's jersey and or colors; preferably at a viewing party. For those of
you interested in watching every second of draft coverage, well then you are in
luck. Rookies Sports Lodge - a sports bar located at 1535 Meridian Ave. in San
Jose - is having an NFL Draft Special viewing party for all three days of the
2012 NFL Draft.
party will be hosted by the voice of the Raiders, Greg Papa. Expected to make
appearances at the sports bar are a handful of radio personalities, former NFL
players and current NFL scouts/insiders like ex-49ers defensive player and
Super Bowl champion Eric Davis.
or not you prefer one sport over the other, one thing is for certain, Thursday
is sure to be an entertaining day for sports fans in the Bay Area!