MUMBAI, India -- For the last few seasons, the Warriors have been heavy favorites to make it all the way to the NBA Finals.
Larry Bird, the Celtics legend and former Pacers executive, is attending the NBA India Games, and he isn't sure what to expect from the Warriors this season.
"It's going to be hard to tell because they were a special team the last few years," Bird told NBC Sports Bay Area before Saturday's Kings-Pacers game. "Any time you have Stephen Curry and Draymond Green, you have an opportunity to win games."
"It's hard to tell."
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The Basketball Hall of Famer also commented on the series of injuries that cost the Warriors a chance to win the 2019 NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors.
"It's just unfortunate what happened to then last year because they were going to be a dynasty in the making. They had a great team - it seemed like they played well together," Bird said. "But when you lose two players like Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant, it's really hard to overcome that."
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The new-look Warriors play their first preseason game at Chase Center on Saturday night against the Lakers.
Just like Bird, all Warriors fans will be curious to see what kind of team they have.
Larry Bird not sure what to expect from Warriors during 2019-20 season originally appeared on NBC Sports Bay Area