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The Best Golden State Warriors of All Time 

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A list of the best Golden State Warriors of all time. As one of the the charter NBA franchises, the Warriors have a history that's as rich as any team in the league. Some of the best players in NBA history have played for the Warriors, even when they were in Philadelphia. The team played for 16 seasons in Philadelphia before moving to San Francisco in 1962. The Warriors had the biggest name of those early NBA years on its roster in Wilt Chamberlain. "The Big Dipper" is widely considered one of the best centers of all time. As a Warrior, Chamberlain scored an NBA record 100 points in a single game, one of the greatest achievements in all of sports.

In 1975, the Warriors won its second championship on the strength of one of the best players of all time in Rick Barry. Widely considered one of the greatest small forwards ever, Barry was a prolific scorer who became even greater in spite of knee injuries. He was named one of the NBA's 50 greatest players in 1996.

Throughout the team's history, Golden State has been one of the league's best offensive teams. With their being led by stars like Chris Mullin, Tim Hardaway, Baron Davis and Stephen Curry, the Warriors are usually one of the most entertaining teams in the entire NBA.

This is a list of the best Golden State Warriors of all time. If you think someone is missing, feel free to add him. Vote or rerank the list based on who you think is the greatest Golden State Warriors player ever.

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Stephen Curry is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Golden State Warriors of All Time
Point guard from Akron, Ohio, United States of America

Age: 31

Number: 30

Teams: Golden State Warriors

Wardell Stephen "Steph" Curry II ( STEF-ən; born March 14, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association ...more

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Wilt Chamberlain is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Golden State Warriors of All Time
Center from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Age: Dec. at 63 (1936-1999)

Teams: Philadelphia 76ers, Los Angeles Lakers, Philadelphia Warriors, San Francisco Warriors

Wilton Norman Chamberlain (; August 21, 1936 – October 12, 1999) was an American basketball player who played as a center and is considered one of the greatest players in history. He played for ...more

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Rick Barry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Golden State Warriors of All Time
Small forward from Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States of America

Age: 75

Teams: New York Nets, Houston Rockets, Golden State Warriors, San Francisco Warriors

Richard Francis Dennis Barry III (born March 28, 1944) is an American retired professional basketball player who played in both the American Basketball Association (ABA) and National Basketball ...more

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Klay Thompson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Golden State Warriors of All Time
AdamMateoMartin added Shooting guard from Los Angeles, California

Age: 29

Number: 11

Teams: Golden State Warriors

Klay Alexander Thompson (born February 8, 1990) is an American professional basketball player who plays for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is credited ...more

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Kevin Durant is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Golden State Warriors of All Time
DaNerd added Small forward from Washington, D.C., United States of America

Age: 31

Number: 35

Teams: Brooklyn Nets

Kevin Wayne Durant (born September 29, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played one season of college ...more

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Chris Mullin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Golden State Warriors of All Time
Shooting guard and Small forward from New York City, New York

Age: 56

Teams: Indiana Pacers, Golden State Warriors

Christopher Paul Mullin (born July 30, 1963) is an American retired professional basketball player and former head coach of the St. John's Red Storm. He previously served as special advisor for ...more

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Paul Arizin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Golden State Warriors of All Time

Age: Dec. at 78 (1928-2006)

Teams: Philadelphia Warriors

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Draymond Green is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Golden State Warriors of All Time
bigulcards added Power forward from Saginaw, Michigan

Age: 29

Number: 23

Teams: Golden State Warriors

Draymond Jamal Green Sr. (born March 4, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Green, who plays primarily ...more

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Tim Hardaway is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Golden State Warriors of All Time
Point guard from Chicago, Illinois, USA

Age: 53

Teams: Indiana Pacers, Golden State Warriors, Miami Heat, Denver Nuggets

Timothy Duane Hardaway Sr. (born September 1, 1966) is an American retired basketball player. At 6 ft (1.83 m) tall, he was best known for his crossover dribble which was dubbed the "UTEP ...more

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Andre Iguodala is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Golden State Warriors of All Time
ty-pero added Small forward from Springfield, Illinois

Age: 35

Number: 9

Teams: Memphis Grizzlies

Andre Tyler Iguodala ( ig-wə-DAH-lə; born January 28, 1984) is an American professional basketball player for the Memphis Grizzlies of the National Basketball Association (NBA). The swingman was ...more

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Nate Thurmond is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Golden State Warriors of All Time
Power forward and Center from Akron, Ohio

Age: 78

Teams: Cleveland Cavaliers, Golden State Warriors, San Francisco Warriors, Chicago Bulls

Nathaniel Thurmond (July 25, 1941 – July 16, 2016) was an American basketball player who spent the majority of his 14-year career in the National Basketball Association (NBA) with the Golden ...more

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Chris Webber is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Golden State Warriors of All Time
Power forward and Center from Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

Age: 46

Teams: Washington Wizards, Sacramento Kings, Philadelphia 76ers, Golden State Warriors, Detroit Pistons

Mayce Edward Christopher Webber III (born March 1, 1973) is an American former professional basketball player. He is a five-time NBA All-Star, a five-time All-NBA Team member, a former NBA ...more

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Mitch Richmond is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Golden State Warriors of All Time
Shooting guard from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States of America

Age: 54

Teams: Washington Wizards, Sacramento Kings, Los Angeles Lakers, Golden State Warriors

Mitchell James Richmond (born June 30, 1965) is an American retired professional basketball player and current assistant coach of the St. John's Red Storm. He played collegiately at Moberly Area ...more

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Baron Davis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Golden State Warriors of All Time
Point guard from Santa Monica, California, United States of America

Age: 40

Teams: Charlotte Hornets, New Orleans Pelicans, Golden State Warriors

Baron Walter Louis Davis (born April 13, 1979) is an American former professional basketball player who is a studio analyst for The NBA on TNT. He is a two-time NBA All-Star. He was drafted with ...more

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Jason Richardson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Golden State Warriors of All Time
Shooting guard and Small forward from Saginaw, Michigan

Age: 38

Number: 23

Teams: Charlotte Bobcats, Golden State Warriors

Jason Anthoney Richardson (born January 20, 1981) is an American former professional basketball player who played 14 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Richardson was taken by ...more

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Shaun Livingston is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Golden State Warriors of All Time
little JP Tokoto added Point guard from Peoria, Illinois

Age: 34

Number: 34

Teams: Golden State Warriors

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Manute Bol is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Golden State Warriors of All Time
_1442599701818 added Center from Turalei, Sudan

Age: Dec. at 48 (1962-2010)

Teams: Washington Wizards, Philadelphia 76ers, Golden State Warriors, Miami Heat

Manute Bol (; d. June 19, 2010) was a Sudanese-born American basketball player and political activist. Listed at 7 ft 7 in (2.31 m) tall, Bol was one of the three tallest players in the history ...more

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Bernard King is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Golden State Warriors of All Time
Small forward from New York City, New York

Age: 63

Teams: Utah Jazz, Washington Wizards, Brooklyn Nets, Golden State Warriors, New York Knicks

Bernard King (born December 4, 1956) is an American retired professional basketball player at the small forward position in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played 14 seasons with ...more

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Harrison Barnes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Golden State Warriors of All Time
bigulcards added Small forward and Power forward from Ames, Iowa, United States of America

Age: 27

Number: 40

Teams: Sacramento Kings

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Sleepy Floyd is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Golden State Warriors of All Time
TysonWalker added Point guard from Gastonia, North Carolina

Age: 59

Teams: Brooklyn Nets, Houston Rockets, Golden State Warriors

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Robert Parish is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Golden State Warriors of All Time
Center from Shreveport, Louisiana

Age: 66

Teams: Boston Celtics, Charlotte Hornets, Golden State Warriors, Chicago Bulls

Robert Parish (born August 30, 1953) is an American retired basketball center who played 21 seasons in the NBA, tied for the most in league history. He played an NBA-record 1,611 regular season ...more

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Monta Ellis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Golden State Warriors of All Time
Point guard and Shooting guard from Jackson, Mississippi, United States of America

Age: 34

Number: 11

Teams: Golden State Warriors

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Latrell Sprewell is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Golden State Warriors of All Time
Shooting guard and Small forward from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Age: 49

Teams: Minnesota Timberwolves, Golden State Warriors, New York Knicks

Latrell Fontaine Sprewell (born September 8, 1970) is an American former professional basketball player who played for the Golden State Warriors, the New York Knicks, and the Minnesota ...more

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Jamaal Wilkes is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Golden State Warriors of All Time
Shooting guard and Small forward from Berkeley, California, United States of America

Age: 66

Teams: Los Angeles Lakers, Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Clippers

Jamaal Abdul-Lateef (born Jackson Keith Wilkes; May 2, 1953), better known as Jamaal Wilkes, nicknamed "Silk", is an American retired basketball player who played the small forward ...more

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Antawn Jamison is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Golden State Warriors of All Time
Small forward and Power forward from USA, Shreveport, Louisiana

Age: 43

Number: 4

Teams: Dallas Mavericks, Washington Wizards, Golden State Warriors

Antawn Cortez Jamison (; born June 12, 1976) is an American former professional basketball player who played 16 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is currently the Director ...more

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