Golden State Warriors: 5 Former Stars Needed for the Backcourt

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Golden State Warriors: 5 Former Stars Needed for the Backcourt
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As the focus is on the Golden State Warriors’ draft, the team still needs to fill its backcourt.  Key re-signings include Brandon Rush and Dominic McGuire, but the Dubs need a backup point guard, particularly if Stephen Curry gets injured.

With the wealth of talent from former stars, the Warriors have a lot of choices.  However, the Dubs only have the mid-level exception (about $5 million) to offer.  They are building a foundation that is attractive to players at the end of their career.

Names like Jason Kidd, Gilbert Arenas, Andre Miller, Kirk Hinrich and Brandon Roy are all available as unrestricted free agents.  Which one of those guys would be attractive to the Dubs?

Steve Nash, although he is getting up in age, is still a borderline-elite point guard.  Unless miracles happen, you can count him out of the Dubs' free-agent grab. 

Let’s take a closer look at the possibilities.

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