BOUNCE: The Warriors' Last Season in Oakland BOUNCE chronicles the Golden State Warriors' final weeks in Oakland. The new series from KALW considers how the team's move across the Bay impacts fans, players, businesses and the city it's called home for nearly 50 years.
BOUNCE: The Warriors' Last Season in Oakland

BOUNCE: The Warriors' Last Season in Oakland

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BOUNCE chronicles the Golden State Warriors' final weeks in Oakland. The new series from KALW considers how the team's move across the Bay impacts fans, players, businesses and the city it's called home for nearly 50 years.

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Ep. 14 - A homegrown national sportswriter on the team's final days in the Town

Marcus Thompson writes about basketball for the national outlet The Athletic. In recent years he wrote biographies of Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant. But before all that, Marcus grew up a Warriors' fan in Oakland's Sobrante Park.

Ep. 14 - A homegrown national sportswriter on the team's final days in the Town

Ep. 13 - Will the Warriors take their philanthropy with them?

The Warriors Community Foundation has donated over $10 million to nonprofits in Alameda and San Francisco counties since launching in 2012 . But will they take their charitable dollars with them when they leave Oakland for San Francisco?

Ep. 12 - Warriors final words on a season gone awry

The Golden State Warriors' off-season is underway. In one of their last moves in Oakland, the team introduced its three draft picks at its convention center practice facility. But while the new players posed for the media, the vets have other things going on. In the latest episode of Bounce : the Warriors' last season in Oakland, KALW's Ben Trefny has more.

Ep. 11 - Illuminaries bring Warriors spirit to Oakland walls

The Golden State Warriors season ended last week with a dramatic loss to the Toronto Raptors. It's not the send-off Oakland fans were hoping for as the team bids farewell to Oracle Arena. Now, a season of promise turns into an off-season of uncertainty. There are still signs of the team all over the Town and that's not going to change any time soon. In fact, the logo for this podcast is the iconic Warriors' bridge image dripping off a brick wall, and that's from a mural in Oakland by

Ep. 10 - The Warriors leave BART

Tomorrow night, the Warriors will play their last game in Oakland. When the team leaves the Coliseum, they'll leave behind a stadium that's ideal for public transit riders.

Ep. 9 - Meet Stephen Curry's barber

We all know sports is a business. That's why the Warriors are leaving for San Francisco — to make more money. But sports are also emotional. Sentimental, even. In the lead up to the NBA Finals, Stephen Curry decided to give back in a very sports way. He identified 30 people in the community who made a difference in his and others' lives and gave them each a pair of specially crafted shoes from his main sponsor, the athletic wear company Under Armour. Curry's barber Yusef Wright is one of those

Ep. 8 - Getting ready for the Finals

The Golden State Warriors have had a week off after sweeping the Western Conference Finals. So they turned their attention to the East, to see whom they'd face for the NBA championship.

Ep. 7 - Homegrown baller Joe Ellis on growing up in Oakland and playing for the Warriors

Portland Trail Blazers guard and East Oakland native Damian Lillard recently returned to Oracle Arena to face off against the Golden State Warriors in the same building where he grew up cheering for them.

Ep. 7 - Homegrown baller Joe Ellis on growing up in Oakland and playing for the Warriors

Ep. 6 - The Warriors take a little bit of Oakland with them to the Chase Center

The Golden State Warriors are rolling, now. Last night they crushed the Portland Trailblazers in the first game of the Western Conference Finals. But, win or lose, the team is leaving for San Francisco next year. In the latest from Bounce , we're looking at how the Golden State Warriors organization is teaming up with local businesses like Oakland's Bakesale Betty to bring some East Bay flavor to the City.

Ep. 6 - The Warriors take a little bit of Oakland with them to the Chase Center

Ep. 5 - Will East Oakland businesses near the Warriors' arena survive when they leave?

You can say the Warriors relocating to San Francisco is a business move. With courtside suites costing more than $2 million a year in a city with some of the wealthiest folks on the planet, the franchise is poised to make a lot more money. Not to mention the businesses popping up near the Warriors' new billion-dollar Chase Center. But what about the Oakland establishments near Oracle Arena in East Oakland? What are their prospects after the team leaves? In this episode of Bounce , we're headed

Ep. 5 - Will East Oakland businesses near the Warriors' arena survive when they leave?

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