Before acquiring D’Angelo Russell via sign-and-trade with the Brooklyn Nets, the Golden State Warriors were on the brink of destruction. The massive loss of Kevin Durant was sure to have an enormous impact on the entire team, with Stephen Curry taking the brunt of the damage.
Normally, losing Durant wouldn’t have put the Warriors in such a bad position. Still remaining on the roster is the original big three of Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green. As we all know, this trio was capable of accomplishing more than enough before KD.