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Warriors announce Metallica, SF Symphony as inaugural Chase Center event

Warriors announce Metallica, SF Symphony as inaugural Chase Center event

Chase Center is opening in a matter of months, and now we know what the inaugural event at the Warriors' new home arena will be.

At a press conference Monday, it was announced that Metallica and the San Francisco Symphony will reunite and perform together as the inaugural event at Chase Center on Friday, Sept. 6, celebrating the 20th anniversary of their Grammy award-winning "Symphony and Metallica" (S&M) album.

The announcement was the first during the Warriors' "Reveal Week," throughout which the first group of top-tier shows to be performed at Chase Center this fall will be revealed.

"Bringing together Metallica and the San Francisco Symphony 20 years later for our first event at Chase Center is going to be an incredible and unique performance for the Bay Area,” said Warriors President and Chief Operating Officer Rick Welts. “This announcement is one of many of the must-see acts we’ll have as we continue to add a variety and diversity of shows to Chase Center’s calendar."

Warriors coach Steve Kerr was clearly excited by the news, as evidenced by his pregame attire in San Antonio ahead of Golden State's game against the Spurs.

Over the weekend, Draymond Green indirectly quoted a Metallica song, saying, "nothing else matters."

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It's bound to be a popular ticket, but here's going out on a limb and assuming Kerr and Green will be able to get some.

Warriors vs. Lakers live stream: How to watch NBA preseason game

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Warriors vs. Lakers live stream: How to watch NBA preseason game

It seems like we’ve been here before.

The Warriors and Los Angeles Lakers will match up for the third time this preseason Wednesday night in Los Angeles.

The two clubs played just two days ago at Staples Center, with the Lakers coming out on top with a 104-98 win.

Steph Curry will not play in the penultimate preseason game for Golden State, and forward Omari Spellman also will sit after a tweaked back suffered in Monday night’s loss.

Anthony Davis, who missed Monday’s game, is expected to suit up for Los Angeles.

[RELATED: How Steph plans to stay healthy through heavy workload]

Here’s how you can watch Warriors-Lakers online and on TV:

When: Wednesday, Oct. 16, at 7:30 p.m.
TV Channel: ESPN
Live Stream: Watch ESPN

Steve Kerr jokes with Klay Thompson about redshirt year with Warriors

Steve Kerr jokes with Klay Thompson about redshirt year with Warriors

Now this is the kind of content you are here for.

Steve Kerr spoke to reporters after shootaround Wednesday morning. And as he saw guard Klay Thompson walking nearby, the Warriors coach busted out the jokes.

"Klay, we don't really need at all," Kerr said.

After Thompson responded with "redshirt season," Kerr seized the opportunity to roast the two-time All-NBA selection.

"We're redshirting him, trying to get him bigger and stronger. Get him used to campus life. Academically, he's got a ways to go ..."

Klay is rehabbing his torn left ACL, and will be sidelined until at least the All-Star break.

It's possible that the five-time All-Star misses the whole season, hence the "redshirt" reference.

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But the Warriors sure hope that doesn't become the reality and Klay is able to come back at the end of the regular season for a playoff push.

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