San Francisco and Oakland Declare Friday "Blue & Gold Day"
Mayor Lee and Mayor Schaaf encourage Warriors fans to wear blue and gold on Warriors Friday
Today, San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf officially declared Friday, April 14 “Blue & Gold Day,” in honor of the Golden State Warriors’ fifth straight appearance in the NBA Playoffs.
Mayor Lee and Mayor Schaaf are encouraging all fans throughout the Bay Area to wear blue and gold this Friday to show support for the Warriors as they enter the 2017 NBA Playoffs. The Warriors will host the Portland Trailblazers on Sunday, April 16 at 12:30 p.m. at Oracle Arena for Game 1 of the first round of the 2017 NBA Playoffs.
To show support for the Warriors, San Francisco will be lighting up City Hall, the San Francisco International Airport’s International Terminal and Coit Tower in team colors on Friday.
“Let’s show everyone that we are ready for another great Warriors’ postseason by wearing blue and gold on Friday,” said Mayor Lee. “We are going to kick off this year’s playoff run with pride and remind everyone that San Francisco is Warriors’ territory. Go Dubs!”
“With another exciting record breaking regular season in the books, Warriors fans in Oakland and across the Bay Area are ready to propel our team through the playoffs and back to the 2017 NBA Finals,” said Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf. “In the lead up to Game 1 against Portland on Sunday at Oracle Arena, I encourage all fans to remind the world that we have the greatest home court advantage in sports by wearing their Warriors blue and gold on Friday.”
The Warriors Round 1 2017 NBA Playoff Schedule:
Game 1 – Sunday, April 16 Portland at Golden State - 12:30PM
Game 2 – Wednesday, April 19 Portland at Golden State - 7:30PM
Game 3 – Saturday, April 22 Golden State at Portland - 7:30PM
Game 4 – Monday, April 24 Golden State at Portland - 7:30PM
Game 5 * Wednesday, April 26 Portland at Golden State - TBD
Game 6 * Friday, April 28 Golden State at Portland - TBD
Game 7 * Sunday, April 30 Portland at Golden State - TBD
For more information on the Golden State Warriors 2017 NBA Playoffs, visit warriors.com.