Athletes The Best Golden State Warriors To Have Their Numbers Retired  

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List Rules Vote up the best Golden State Warriors players to have their legendary number retired for all time.

These Golden State Warriors players have all had their numbers retired. After making a big impact while playing for the team, players such as Wilt Chamberlain and Rick Barry had their jerseys retired. But not every player in the NBA gets their number retired, it is an honor bestowed upon the best players of a franchise. Which of these athletes are the greatest Golden State Warriors players? This list is only for Golden State Warriors players with retired numbers. Coaches and managers have had their numbers retired as well but we're here to determine the best Golden State Warriors players that have had their number retired for all time.

Although these are undoubtedly great players, not all of them have been voted into the Basketball Hall of Fame despite having their numbers retired. The Golden State Warriors players that have been elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame are noted below. Vote up the Golden State Warriors players with retired numbers that you think made the biggest contribution to the team.

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Chris Mullin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Golden State Warriors To Have Their Numbers Retired
Shooting guard, Small forward

Number: 17

Years With Franchise: 1985–1997, 2000–2001

Elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame.

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Wilt Chamberlain is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Golden State Warriors To Have Their Numbers Retired
Center

Number: 13

Years With Franchise: 1959–1965

Elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame.
 

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Rick Barry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Golden State Warriors To Have Their Numbers Retired
Small forward

Number: 24

Years With Franchise: 1965–1967, 1972–1978

Elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame.

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Al Attles is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Golden State Warriors To Have Their Numbers Retired
Point guard

Number: 16

Years With Franchise: 1960–1971

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Nate Thurmond is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Golden State Warriors To Have Their Numbers Retired
Power forward, Center

Number: 42

Years With Franchise: 1963–1974

Elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame.

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Tom Meschery is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Golden State Warriors To Have Their Numbers Retired
Power forward

Number: 14

Years With Franchise: 1961–1967