Warriors In Danger Of Losing Key Championship Piece

As reported by Anthony Slater of The Athletic, the Golden State Warriors may be in danger of losing a key piece of their championship core. And that guy doesn't play on the court. He's the one responsible for putting together the dynastic pieces that won four NBA championships in eight years and that is none other than team president and general manager Bob Myers.

Myers is in the final year of his deal. The 47-year-old has remained mum on his looming extension and has kept details of his contract negotiations behind closed doors as the Warriors aim to win back-to-back titles.

According to Slater, several organizations, including the Washington Wizards, Phoenix Suns, and New York Knicks are keeping an eye on the situation and could potentially pry away the 2-time Executive of the Year from Golden State.

Myers has been part of the Warriors' brass since 2011, starting out as an assistant general manager before taking over the top executive seat just 12 months later.

The UCLA alum is a close confidant of several influential figures within the Warriors organization — including Stephen Curry, Steve Kerr, and Draymond Green.

Curry wouldn't be happy to lose Myers as the two have developed quite a close relationship over the past decade. 

Green is also close to the general manager that took a chance on him by selecting him 35th in the 2012 NBA draft and with a player option coming up this offseason, there could be a possibility he walks away especially if Myers is no longer in town.

Losing Myers would certainly be a gut punch for the Warriors and as Slater mentioned, this could kickstart the ushering of the next era in Golden State.

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