The Warriors' 2019-20 season officially ended Thursday morning.
Golden State general manager Bob Myers issued the following statement Thursday afternoon:
“We all recognize that there are much more important and pressing issues in our world right now that need to be addressed and corrected. Basketball is secondary at this point. Nonetheless, it is helpful to have a definitive resolution to our season.
"We can now focus our efforts on preparing for the 2020-21 season and, ideally, putting ourselves in position to be a very successful team. In many respects, despite our won-loss record, we had a productive season this year.
"Our rookies gained valuable experience, several of our young veterans showed marked improvement, our injured players progressed in their rehab, and our culture remained strong.”
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The Warriors finished with the worst record in the NBA at 15-50, which guarantees them a top-five pick in the 2020 NBA Draft (now scheduled for Oct. 15).
The 2020 NBA Draft Lottery -- which will take place Aug. 25 -- will determine their exact position.
After five consecutive trips to the NBA Finals, the Dubs will be looking to get back to the top of the mountain after falling hard to the bottom.
"A lot of people saying we can’t win without KD — like we didn’t win without KD already," Draymond Green said on the "All the Smoke" podcast back in April. "Is it gonna be as easy? F--k no. Kevin’s great.
"But with them two guys (Steph Curry and Klay Thompson) I’ve been rolling with ... it can get done. And we gonna get it done.”
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