The Warriors Very Unique Oakland Practice Facility Setting

Warriors practice facility Oakland Convention CenterSaturday night, the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 121-118 in overtime, thanks to a Steph Curry 35-foot 3-pointer, with less than a second left on the clock. In the game, the defending MVP tied an NBA record of 12 3-point field goals in a single game.

While Curry and the 53-5 Warriors continue to dazzle America on the hardwood of Oakland’s Oracle Arena, as well as every road building the team pays a visit to, the NBA’s most entertaining squad spends the bulk of their time honing skills in a very unique practice setting.

Since 1997, the Warriors basketball and business operation has been headquartered in a facility built on top of the Oakland Convention Center’s parking structure. Here is an aerial look at the 2-story rectangular building, constructed on the fifth floor of an already existing building.

The facility provides 21,000-square-feet of basketball space (2.5 courts and 8 baskets), with 16,000-square-feet of both basketball operations and administrative office space, as well as modern player conditioning, medical and lounge spaces.

The downtown Oakland HQ sits 5 miles north of Oracle Arena and 7 miles across the Bay Bridge from San Francisco.

Perhaps most importantly, the complex is found 17 miles west of Mr. Curry’s recently purchased Walnut Creek, California mansion. appreciates each and every reader of our site and we believe our readers are teaming with talent. We invite you to share ideas, photos, videos and stories with us, via this link.