(KRON) — The Golden State Warriors arena in San Francisco has been delayed by one year. The NBA’s best team will now move from Oakland in the fall of 2019.
KRON4 News has confirmed the delay with the Warriors spokesperson Lisa Goodwin.
The delay is due to a recently filed lawsuit.
The 18,000-seat arena will occupy the site of what is currently a parking lot across the street from the University of California at San Francisco’s newly built medical center at Third and 16th streets.
The Warriors were supposed to move to the new arena for the 2018 season….
Mission Bay Alliance has issued a statement…: “This is a victory for the Mission Bay Alliance and the people of San Francisco who steadfastly opposed this massive arena and entertainment complex next to a children’s hospital in Mission Bay. The proposed 18,064 seat arena with parking spaces for only 200 vehicles would cause gridlock throughout San Francisco and harm the vulnerable patients of UCSF, biotechnology research, and neighborhoods that stretch from the Bay Bridge to the Bayview… (more)