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Members Of The Legendary 2015-16 Golden State Warriors: Where Will They Be In Five Years?

The Golden State Warriors are the most exciting team in sports. We rarely get a team special enough to fit the criteria of being the best in their sport but also the most entertaining to watch. Golden State has spoiled us with the best of both worlds. The recent regular season record of a 73-9 and the likely NBA Championship repeat coming up is cementing the Warriors as an all-time great dynasty. One season could be argued as a fluke when using the term dynasty but they were almost as impressive last year. The underappreciated run saw them have a top ten NBA regular season record and go through the playoffs with facing an elimination game once.

Golden State is revolutionizing the game by changing many of the past notions associated with the NBA. Everyone would say you can’t win in the postseason with three-point shooting as your primary source of offense. The Phoenix Suns failure to get to the NBA Finals during the Steve Nash era was used as proof for what happens when you don’t have a big man in the paint to lead the offense. The Warriors ended that last season when winning their first NBA Championship. They did it with outside shooting, efficient play and great team defense. The blueprint has changed and every team is embracing the three-point shot now.

The scary thing is the Warriors are very young and have a lot left to accomplish. As we stand, they have an advantage in the current NBA Finals with a very likely chance at repeating as two-time champions. Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green are all young. The role players have a perfect mix of players on the up and veterans towards the end of their prime. It will be riveting to watch how long the success of Golden State will continue as they try to prove their dominance for years to come. We’ll take a glance at the Warriors roster and try to forecast where everyone will be five years from now in 2021.

17 Luke Walton

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16 Steve Kerr

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15 Anderson Varejao

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14 Kevon Looney

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13 James Michael McAdoo

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12 Ian Clark

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11 Brandon Rush

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10 Leandro Barbosa

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9 Festus Ezeli

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8 Marreese Speights

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7 Shaun Livingston

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6 Andrew Bogut

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5 Andre Iguodala

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4 Harrison Barnes

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3 Draymond Green

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2 Klay Thompson

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1 Stephen Curry

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It seems like it happened overnight, but Stephen Curry is the new face of the NBA. The past two years of playing MVP basketball and leading the best team in the NBA with an awe-inspiring style of play have made Curry the top dog, passing LeBron James. Critics believe the play of Curry is bound to decline, but they also said a player like him would never win MVP and the Warriors would never win titles with him as their best player. Curry is here to stay and the sport is his to dominate. The future will have more MVP trophies and NBA Championship wins for the star point guard. 2021 will see us debating if Stephen Curry is a better player than Michael Jordan.

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Members Of The Legendary 2015-16 Golden State Warriors: Where Will They Be In Five Years?