While it’s important to have a winning team, that isn’t always enough. That is why this top 5 list takes individual statistics and team success into account before ranking them. With six NBA titles, four other trips to the Finals in franchise history, and 10 players who have scored more than 10 thousand points for Golden State Warriors.
Let’s get going with our all-time 5 best players for Golden State Warriors.
#5 Chris Mullin (1985-97; 2000-01)
Chris Mullin is one the stars in late 90s for GSW and retired grabbing Stats with Warriors: 20.1 PPG, 4.4 RPG, 3.9 APG, 79.6 Win Shares. From 1985 to 1997, Mullin averaged at least 13 points per game in 12 consecutive seasons with Golden State. But from 1988-1992 he increased that average by more than 4 above the league norms each year. He was known to be the best player in the league for more than half a decade.
#4 Klay Thompson (2011-Present)
Klay Thompson is still one of the best players for GSW as his Stats with Warriors: 19.2 PPG, 3.4 RPG, 2.3 APG, 41.5 Win Shares. The odds of making 210 three-pointers in a season are pretty slim, but if you manage it, Well then there’s no telling what kind of records your name will set. In NBA history alone we’ve seen 27 different players accomplish this feat and Thompson has managed to do it for six consecutive years alongside Stephen Curry.
#3 Kevin Durant (2016 Present)
The 10-time All Star and two time MVP is having another incredible season, averaging better than 25 points per game. With his new contract still in negotiations it’s easy to forget that Durant was just announced as one of the best players in franchise history. Stats with Warriors: 25.7 PPG, 7.5 RPG, 5.1 APG, 22.4 Win Shares. Kevin was a born beast, that’s for sure!
#2 Wilt Chamberlain (1959-65)
He may have been a hothead, but Wilt Chamberlain is one of the most successful players in NBA history. With 429 games played for Golden State he set an incredible amount of records that it would be wrong to put anyone else ahead as his career Stats with Warriors: 41.5 PPG, 25.1 RPG, 3.0 APG, 112.4 Win Shares. Another GSW player with records under his name making history.
#1 Stephen Curry (2009-Present)
Stephen Curry’s career is only about halfway finished, but there’s no question he has already done more for this franchise than any other player. No one had ever made more than 269 three-pointers in a season until six years ago, but Curry has averaged 292.8 triples per year during that time—despite only playing in 51 games last year. Stats with Warriors: 23.1 PPG, 6.8 APG, 4.4 RPG, 93.3 Win Shares. The Golden State Warriors are fortunate to have Stephen Curry on their team. Not only is he a talented shooter from distance, but his playmaking skills combined with All-Star guardado means that no player will be able top him anytime soon in terms of assists or thefts. Stephen Curry ultimately is the Mighty Warrior and is yet to grow even better.
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