A few of us at Golden State of Mind will be at the Warriors' press conference tomorrow for the "Major Announcement". It's at 6:45pm with free admission for all and free parking. We'll be covering it for the site: taking pictures, trying to get interviews, and reporting what goes down. It's no doubt just a ploy from the clowns (Cohan and Rowell) to get more people to sign up for season tickets. They're ticket representative have been calling fans all summer desperately trying to get people to renew or sign up for season tickets. We've actually been in contact with a couple ticket reps who, by the way, do an excellent job and they're great guys. It's not their fault that ticket sales are lagging, it's the organization's. Management couldn't make a deal for a player and despite Mullin's repeated insistence that Monty will be the head coach for next season, they got rid of him. This hire seems like a last resort move after getting burned in the Harrington talks and the inability to shake up the roster. Bringing back a proven coach means the Warriors perform better, most likely resulting with a spike in season ticket sales. This is a business move that just happens to be a good basketball decision too.
So if you're going to the press conference, expect to be bombarded with requests to sign up for season tickets. This is your chance to make a statement. So here's our plan, when someone asks you to sign up and puts a clipboard in front of your face, sign up. But instead of putting your name there and in the tradition of SellTheKnicks.com, write
We need to get Cohan and the organization's attention. Just because they're making a good coaching change, doesn't forgive the past 12 years.
If you haven't seen the invitation, here it is:
Parking and admission are free, with the doors opening at 6:45 p.m. Please enter the arena via the Plaza Club entrance adjacent to the box office windows and Warriors Team Store. Food and drinks will also be available for purchase at the event.
We'll be there, will you? Just look for a couple of incredibly, I mean ridiculously, handsome guys and you'll know who we are. But if you have bad taste and can't pick us out, just look for the guys booing Cohan when he gets on stage - OH WAIT THAT'S EVERYONE!
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