The 2012-13 Golden State Warriors look like an exciting, dynamic team that doesn’t resemble last year’s version. The frontcourt has finally solidified and the perimeter is covered with young, accurate shooters.
GM Bob Myers did an excellent job during his first summer at the helm. He acquired guard Jarrett Jack from New Orleans in a surprising move to back up often-injured Stephen Curry, and he hit a home run drafting Harrison Barnes. He also signed free-agent PF Carl Landry.
Going into last year, the biggest question was about new coach Mark Jackson. Monta Ellis was the playmaker and leader of the team, while Dubs fans hadn’t yet figured out David Lee. Klay Thompson brought the hope and excitement after being picked 11th in the draft.
Are the Dubs a better team as they start the 2012-13 season? Are they deeper in some areas, but weaker in others? Did the Andrew Bogut trade really put them in a better position going forward?
Let us take a look at this year's opening day roster: