Golden State Warriors GM Bob Myers Has a Heartening Message for Team’s Fans

Published 03/28/2021, 11:34 PM EDT


The Golden State Warriors are one of the most popular teams in the NBA. Given the immense success they have had in the last decade, the Dubs’ fan base has skyrocketed immensely.

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Fans are certainly an essential part of the Dubs and the league. But since COVID-19 hit the world, all sporting events came to a standstill, prompting the postponement of the league.

When the league did resume, no fans were allowed to enter the arenas. Given how widespread the pandemic was, not allowing fans seemed to be the wise move.

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But in the current season, some fan bases have seen a major change. Some NBA teams have started to allow a limited number of fans to the arena. This is because of the widespread vaccine drive all across the USA.

But the Warriors are among the few teams who have still not allowed any fans to the arena. Warriors’ GM Bob Myers recently spoke about the lack of fans in the arena and how the team misses them.

According to insider Dew Shiller, Myers said, “I can’t tell you enough how much we miss the fans’ energy. If you (the fan) ever didn’t know your value, we’re starving for fans. I would take even getting booed from a fan. You want that passion. We miss it.”

Can the Golden State Warriors make it to the playoffs this season?

The Golden State Warriors are clearly struggling in a stacked Western Conference right now with a record of 22 wins and 24 losses and are the tenth seed in the Conference.

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Injuries haven’t helped the Dubs’ cause this season. After losing Klay Thompson to a long-term Achilles injury, the Warriors recently lost their talisman Steph Curry with a tailbone injury.

Feb 6, 2021; Dallas, Texas, USA; Golden State Warriors forward Kent Bazemore (26) and forward Juan Toscano-Anderson (95) and guard Stephen Curry (30) and forward Draymond Green (23) during the game between the Dallas Mavericks and the Golden State Warriors at the American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

With Curry out, the Warriors’ offense has been in tatters. If this trend continues, the Dubs might slip away from the play-in spots as well. But with Curry scheduled to recover soon, it might be too early to rule out the Warriors.

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If Steph can return to full health soon and players like Kelly Oubre Jr. and Andrew Wiggins step up, the Dubs can surely make it to the playoffs.

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Aditya Mohapatra

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Aditya Mohapatra is a sports enthusiast who primarily covers the NBA for EssentiallySports. Having graduated in Mass Communication, he has prior experience in writing for ABP News, and has been writing for EssentiallySports since November 2020. This die-hard Los Angeles Lakers fan feels that LeBron James is the best thing to have ever happened to the NBA, and will hold a healthy debate with anyone suggesting otherwise.

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