Oracle Arena

 
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* Address: 7000 Coliseum Way, Oakland
* Country: United States
* Capacity: 19,000
* Opened: 9 November 1966
* Main use: Basketball
* Tenants: Golden State Warriors (basketball)

Extra stadium info – Oracle Arena

The arena opened in 1966 as the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Arena with a capacity of 13,000. Its construction costs were $24 million. After a major renovation, which was completed in 1997, the venue was renamed The Arena in Oakland. The renovation costs were $121 million. Since 2006, the arena has been known as the Oracle Arena. It is currently named after a multinational computer technology corporation which is headquartered in California. The Oracle Arena is known as a venue for several events, like basketball, ice hockey, minifootball, mixed martial arts, roller hockey, tennis and wrestling.

Several former sports clubs used the Oracle Arena for home games. It became the oldest venue in the National Basketball Association. The Golden State Warriors are the tenants of the arena. They are among the most valuable basketball teams in the world. The Warriors won several NBA championships. In 2018, they won their first NBA championship as the defending NBA champions. The Golden State Warriors won the title after beating the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Warriors drew an average home attendance of 19,000 in that National Basketball Association season.

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