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Warriors Shift Arena Plans To Mission Bay Amid Political Opposition, Rising Costs

04 / 22 / 14

The Warriors have "abandoned their plan to build an arena on Piers 30-32 just south of the Bay Bridge and instead have purchased a site in San Francisco's burgeoning Mission Bay to hold a new 18,000-seat venue," according to a front-page piece by John Cote of the S.F. CHRONICLE. Warriors Presid...

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