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ESPN names all-time starting five Warriors, has egregious snub

“It’s tough leaving Hall of Famers Rick Barry and Chris Mullin out of this group, but who would come out? Curry and Thompson form the best shooting backcourt of all time. Durant is one of the best players of his generation and Green provides the defensive intensity and glue that has propelled them for years — plus those four already have played together.”

Pairing Wilt Chamberlain to the team’s four best players from the past few years would make arguably the best lineup in basketball history. Chamberlain averaged a pedestrian 41.5 points and 25.1 rebounds in six years with the Warriors.

What do you think of this team’s starting five? Too much recency bias? Not enough? (We also felt like Kevon Looney was disrespected.)

Either way, it’s a fun thought experiment. Especially if you have time on your hands.

 

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