November 3, 2012; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors center Festus Ezeli (31) shoots a free throw against the Los Angeles Clippers during the first half at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports


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Editorial Staff

Eric He, Editor

Eric is a freelance sports writer in the Bay Area. In addition to running Blue Man Hoop and Blades of Teal for the FanSided Network, he also contributes to Bay Area Sports Guy, and Prep2Prep. He has previously written for Bleacher Report as a featured columnist, and his work has been published in the San Jose Mercury News.

Greg Chin, Staff Writer

An NBA Fan living Down Under in Australia! Check back here for more analysis and breakdown of all things NBA related. Follow me @gregchinfh and hit me up with any and all things NBA!

Ben Pickman, Staff Writer

Though I live on the East Coast, I am still a major Warriors fan. I claim that I am the person who advised the Warriors to trade for a center; Andrew Bogut and not sign DeAndre Jordan or Tyson Chandler because of a phone call I had with owner Joe Lacob two offseasons ago. If you like my work great. You can read more of it at and . If you don't like my work than you can follow me on twitter @benpickman and tweet hate at me.

Matt Packer, Staff Writer

Matt is a passionate fan of the Golden State Warriors. Originally from Northern California, he moved to Seattle right around when the Sonics left town. Matt looks forward to the next opportunity to fly down and watch a game in person at the Roaracle. If you like his work, follow him on twitter at @mattpackerhoops to hear his latest opinion on the state of the Warriors and all things NBA.

Ryan Hurlow, Staff Writer

As a Bay Area native, I am a huge Warriors fan and I usually can be found at Oracle Arena throughout the season. I am a recent Journalism grad from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. I love the game of basketball, whether it be watching it, playing it, discussing it, or writing about it. Follow me on Twitter @HurlowRyan

Jordan Lee, Staff Writer

Basketball player, coach, and writer.

Kevin Wang, Staff Writer

Born in LA but raised in the Bay Area, Kevin has been a Warrior's fan as long as he can remember. Currently living in Washington, Kevin proudly reps his Warrior's gear as the locals enviously reminisce about the days when they had a local team to cheer for. Follow me on Twitter @kswang2400, or not, I don't tweet much anyways.

Michael Shultz, Staff Writer

Michael is a freelance sports writer in the Bay Area. He also contributes to Bay Sports Report as a 49ers contributor. You can follow him on twitter at @shultzreport.

Danny Saeed, Staff Writer

Young sports writer for the Bay Area covering the Oakland Raiders, Oakland Athletics, and the Golden State Warriors.

Rahil Mathur, Staff Writer

Warriors Basketball For Life!

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