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Warriors President Rick Welts to retire at end of 2020-21 season

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"This has been the ride of a lifetime." Golden State Warriors President and COO Rick Welts is stepping away from his role at the end of the 2020-21 season.

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- The Warriors' trailblazing president and CEO, Rick Welts, is retiring. The 68-year-old led business operations for the Warriors for 10 seasons, overseeing the team's championship run, and construction of the Chase Center. He spent 46 seasons with three teams and the NBA League office. Welts was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2018. And in 2011, became the highest ranking executive in men's professional team sports to publicly acknowledge he's gay. Welts will step down at the end of the season.