Warriors

Warriors

Kevin Durant will turn 28 years old on Sept. 29. Steph Curry doesn't turn 29 until March 14.

Klay Thompson and Draymond Green are both 26.

But according to Hall of Famer David Robinson, these four players won't be teammates for that long.

"If you're able to put together a team like this, you're generally going to have a short window because you can't pay all those guys to keep them together," Robinson told Complex Sports. "There's the short window that's going to end relatively quickly and it's not as easy as going out to play."

Curry will become an unrestricted free agent on July 1.

Klay is under contract for three more years with an average salary of $17.8 million, while Draymond will make an average of $16.9 million over the next four seasons.

Durant is on a two-year deal, but is expected to opt out next summer with the salary cap rising again.

There are those in the basketball world who are upset about Durant signing with Golden State.

"I do not think that's ideal from a league standpoint," NBA Commissioner Adam Silver declared in July.

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If either the NBA or NBPA opt out of the current collective bargaining agreement by Dec. 15, a lockout would begin on July 1 if a new CBA isn't agreed upon before then.

 

It's possible that the owners demand new rules that limit the rights of free agents, making it harder for "super teams" to form.

And even if the Warriors' core remains together, David Robinson isn't about to predict a dynasty.

"It takes time," Robinson added. "You look at what happened with LeBron, Wade, and Bosh. It took them a year or two to get their legs underneath them and figure things out...

"It's not that easy and people can say what they want to say, but it's still up in the air. Nobody thought Cleveland would win the championship this year. There were four teams in the West they said they couldn't beat and they were down 3-1 and they came back and won so you just never know.

"You can't write the script."