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Silicon Valley Techies Are Seated Comfortably on the Warriors' Bandwagon

$50K Warriors Tickets? No problem.

Silicon Valley is having a passionate love affair with the Golden State Warriors, and the evidence is all over Twitter and Instagram.

Tech honchos have descended on Oracle Arena, the Warriors’ soon-to-be-replaced home court that has looked a lot like Madison Square Garden the past two months. In game one of the NBA Finals on Thursday with LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in town, the average ticket price for a seat was well over $1,000. Courtside seats sold for more than $50,000 apiece.

At Sunday’s Game Two, longtime Apple exec Eddy Cue sat at half court. On the other side, WhatsApp founder Jan Koum cheered on the Warriors just three seats over from well-known investor Ben Horowitz. On Thursday, Warrior’s owner and former Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner Joe Lacob had to move away from the fan sitting courtside next to him because she was cheering for James. That fan was Rihanna.

Here’s a look at the techies that have jumped on the Golden State bandwagon.

Marc Benioff, founder and CEO of SalesForce and Code interviewee.

Here’s Ben Horowitz, co-founder of Andreesen Horowitz, who has season tickets.

Jack Dorsey, Twitter founder.

Justin Kan, lately of Y Combinator but also founder of

Josh Elman, partner at Greylock Partners.

Katie Jacobs Stanton, VP of global media at Twitter, snapped this pic of her kids and tweeted throughout Game Two.

Shervin Pishevar, managing director at Sherpa Ventures, with Uber’s Emil Michael and Andi Pimentel.

Warriors win.

A photo posted by ryangraves (@ryangraves) on

This is how the game looked to Ryan Graves, head of ops at Uber.

Here’s Larry Ellison, Oracle founder and philanthropist.

Zach Nelson, CEO of Netsuite, with some player from the other team.

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