Warriors: Ranking each team in the five-year dynasty

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2. The perfect NBA season…almost

The unforgettable Warriors dynasty wouldn’t be possible without one man, Stephen Curry. The greatest shooter of all time had his best season during the 2015-2016 championship run.

Not only did Curry post a second straight MVP, but he landed 402 three-pointers while leading the Warriors to a record-breaking 73-9 season. When Curry was at his best, the rest of the team was at its best.

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So, what held this team back from winning it all?

I will not let a three-game collapse completely throw away arguably the most excellent single season of all time. They were one win away.

Most people love to argue that they would have won had Draymond Green played in Game 5. Maybe, but the real reason why they didn’t win was because of the inexperience.

This was the most entertaining team I had ever seen in the sport of basketball. But players like Klay Thompson and Draymond Green were not yet at the top of their prime.

And the man who changed the league competition for three years, Kevin Durant, had yet to arrive in the Bay Area.