Now what happens?
Kevin Durant is gone, switching coasts and conferences. Also gone are some of the veterans — Andre Iguodala, Shaun Livingston — that provided depth and continuity. Even gone is Oakland, with the Warriors moving into the brand new Chase Center in San Francisco this season.
Everything feels different with the Golden State Warriors, but write them off at your own peril. They still have Stephen Curry and Draymond Green, they added an All-Star in D'Angelo Russell, they likely get Klay Thompson back late in the season. Plus, after years of contending, they have earned some institutional trust.
Is all of that enough in a deep West? Logan Murdock of NBC Sports Bay Area joins me to answer that question and talk all things Warriors and the West in this season preview. The West may be wide open this season, but if the Warriors can stay healthy and things break their way… watch out.
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