Dec 7, 2012; New York, NY, USA; Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry (30) shoots over Brooklyn Nets power forward Kris Humphries (43) during the third quarter at Barclays Center. Warriors won 109-102. Mandatory Credit: Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports

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Welcome to Blue Man Hoop, the Golden State Warriors news and opinions site brought to you by the FanSided Network. Blue Man Hoop is dedicated to providing top-notch Warriors news, views and original content. This site also serves as a community for like-minded fans to come together to catch up on the latest news and to discuss their passion.

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 oldfashioned3.sportsblog.com and bustasports.com . If you don't like my work than you can follow me on twitter @benpickman and tweet hate at me.

Vernon Ratliff, Staff Writer

A sports fan, follower, and writer. In that order. My goal is to provoke critical thinking from every reader. Let's go deeper than what's on the surface. Shoot me an email anytime.

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.

Kapil Kashyap, Staff Writer

Kapil Kashyap is a Bay Area native, and an expert on all things NBA-related. He's a die-hard Golden State Warriors fan and has a passion for sports journalism. Currently, he's a student at UC Berkeley, where he writes for the Daily Californian.

Rahil Mathur, Staff Writer

Warriors Basketball For Life!

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.

Jack Hoang, Staff Writer

Currently, I am going to school pursuing a degree in Economics and Business. My dream job would be some kind of involvement with an NBA team on a manager level. The Golden State Warriors is the best team of all time. Go Warriors!

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