Warriors tailgate party before first playoff game

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Houston, you have a problem!

The Golden State Warriors finished with 73 wins - an NBA regular season record.

Saturday, they begin their playoff run in to repeat as NBA champions.

The top seeded Warriors face the 8th seeded and underdog Houston Rockets.

Before the game, Stephen Curry practiced his array of shots, and as usual, took time to sign a few fan autographs.

there is also a festive atmosphere outside Oracle Arena.

The team hosted a fan rally, called the "Warriors Ground Tailgate."

The free event included giveaways, a basketball court for fans to shoot some hoops, Warriors merchandise, and food trucks.

The game is sold out.

If you don't have tickets to the game, but still want to catch it with other Warriors fans, there are official Warriors

Watch Parties throughout the Bay Area.

Proceeds benefit the Warriors Community Foundation.

The main venues include:

Alameda Theatre & Cineplex, 2317 Central Avenue, Alameda.
Bullitt Bar & Restaurant, 2209 Polk Street, San Francisco
Cease & Desist, 2331 Mission Street, San Francisco
Dr. Teeth & The Electric Mayhem, 2323 Mission Street, San Francisco
Era, 19 Grand Avenue, Oakland
The Fourth Bore Tap Room and Grill, 2 Orinda Theatre Square #134, Orinda
Ireland's 32, 3920 Geary Blvd. San Francisco
Pete's Tavern & Pedro's Cantina, 128 King Street, San Francisco
The Pin Up All-Star Diner, 772 Folsom Street, San Francisco
Sauced BBQ & Spirits, 151 Petaluma Blvd S. Petaluma
Soda Popinski's, 1548 California Street, San Francisco
SoMa StrEat Food Park, 428 11th Street, San Francisco
Tonic, 2360 Polk Street, San Francisco
Tribune Tavern, 401 13th Street, Oakland
Wild Hare, 2801 California Street, San Francisco
Wreck Room, 1390 California Street, San Francisco