Looks like Warriors co-owner Joe Lacob is in the dog house after signing off on Monta Ellis' trade to Milwaukee earlier this week. Lacob says fiancee Nicole Curran hasn't spoken to him in days because she was friends with Ellis' wife and doesn't want to see them go. "My fiancee is mad at me," Lacob said Wednesday. "She hasn't talked to me in two days."Curran has been seen behind her fiancee at many Warriors games, and when Lacob told reporters how mad she was, she didn't even stop to join the...Read Full Story
Joe Lacob is about to come a household name -- well, if those houses are full of sports fans. The businessman, who's already a minority owner of the Boston Celtics, went in with film producer Peter Guber today to buy the Golden State Warriors for a whopping $450 million. The huge sum easily topples the previous record, set back in 2004 when the Phoenix Suns were bought for $401 million. Lacob is a managing partner at the private equity firm Kleiner Perkins. He told SFGate.com of his big...Read Full Story
Joe Lacob is a businessman in Silicon Valley. He owns the Golden State Warriors and is a senior partner at the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.