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Podcast: What’s the best Warriors team that didn’t win a title?

There are only two options, but they are two very good options.

Golden State Warriors’ Draymond Green (23) and his team leave the court after the Cleveland Cavaliers won Game 7 93-89 for the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Sunday, June 19, 2016. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group) Photo by MediaNews Group/Bay Area News via Getty Images

The Golden State Warriors spent the last five years atop one of the best dynasties in NBA history. Yet that didn’t keep them from heartbreak.

Twice during that time, the Warriors fell short of a title. And both hurt, for very different reasons.

This week at SB Nation we’re discussing the best teams in franchise history to never win a championship, an idea that was thought up by brilliant NBA writer Mike Prada. Choosing the best one in Warriors history is incredibly difficult. Is it the 2015-16 team, which holds the record for most wins in a regular season, and seemed destined to win everything, before falling short in heartbreaking fashion?

Or was it the 2018-19 team, which is arguably the most overwhelming assemblage of talent in NBA history, that sleepwalked through the regular season and suffered horrendous injuries in the playoffs.

I decided to air this one out on a podcast, which you can stream below, or find on Spotify, iTunes, Stitcher, or wherever you get podcasts.

And let me know in the comments what you think.


What is the best Warriors team to fall short of a title?

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