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John Lombardo

Staff writer John Lombardo covers basketball and the Arena Football League.

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Warriors Sign Accenture As Founding Sponsor Of Chase Center

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 12 / 01 / 16

The Warriors have signed Accenture to a founding sponsorship deal at the planned Chase Center, becoming the team's official technology innovation partner. Financial terms of the multiyear deal were not disclosed. Accenture joins United Airlines as the second founding sponsor for the Warriors at the ...

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