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The Golden State Warriors and Oracle today announced the expansion of their longstanding partnership with the launch of the Oracle Performance Center. The NBA’s most advanced training and recovery center, powered by Oracle, will deliver new insights and a custom high performance system to enhance player performance. The Oracle Performance Center, measuring 25,349 square-feet, will be home to the Warriors practice facility and player campus, located at Chase Center, the Warriors’ 18,064-seat privately financed sports and entertainment arena in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood. “The competitive advantage that Oracle will add to our team, through its partnership with the performance center and our joint technology development work, is significant,” said Warriors Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations, Kirk Lacob. “As we strive to bring home another NBA title, it is no secret that the work that our players and coaching staff put in will begin in the Oracle Performance Center, which is why it is critical that the amenities are world-class.”

Kirk Lacob on Warriors inquiring about stars availability: Why wouldn't we?

Rumors are flying around that the Dubs are on the hunt for stars to add to their team, and reports keep surfacing that the front office is inquiring around the league whenever speculation arises that a star could become attainable. So is it true that Bob Myers, Lacob and Co. are reaching out to these teams? “Absolutely. No question. Why wouldn’t we? Otherwise, we wouldn’t be doing our job,” Kirk Lacob bluntly said.
Yet, that does not mean the level in which the Warriors have discussed certain players is always accurate. “Those reports are not always true though. Look at the wording of the reports. Sometimes it is ‘expect the Warriors to call’ or ‘I think the Warriors will call’ and then it becomes ‘the Warriors called.’ But yes, the reality is we almost always [call]. We call about things the general public does not know about, like rumors we are hearing, and sometimes it is true and sometimes it is not.”