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Thursday, July 15, 2010
Five notes on the incoming Warriors owners

By Henry Abbott

Warriors owner Chris Cohan has just reached an agreement to sell his team for $450 million to Joe Lacob and Peter Guber. The news comes as a surprise as people around the NBA had long assumed that Oracle's Larry Ellison would be the next owner.

So, who are Lacob and Guber?

The short answer is that Lacob is the managing partner with Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers while Guber is the CEO of Mandalay Entertainment. Here is a little more insight: