5 Offseason Moves For The Golden State Warriors: Can The Dynasty Be Saved?

2. Build Around Stephen Curry

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This one seems obvious, but Golden State’s team-building process hasn’t always aligned perfectly around its superstar. One of the more notable instances of the Warriors not building around Stephen Curry properly was in the 2020 NBA Draft. No. 2 overall pick James Wiseman may have been the “best available player”, but he stuck out like a sore thumb as soon as he took the floor for the Warriors. Far too many times has this franchise failed to capitalize on opportunities to bolster Curry’s supporting cast. Curry remains one of the most potent offensive players in the league and just polished off another All-NBA season at 36 years old.

Acquiring more shooters with length would be a great starting point. Curry’s never been a great individual defender, though he’s strong positionally and finds ways to chip in on the boards and disrupt passing lanes. Surrounding him with other players who aren’t good defensively handicaps the team on that end of the floor. This roster just has too many small guards who are at a major disadvantage on the defensive end, bringing us to our next point of emphasis…