Curry to Lead Warriors Young Core
via: NBA.

The Golden State Warriors may not be able to count with Klay Thompson for a second straight season, but that doesn't mean they plan to have the same record as they did last campaign.

Following the addition of No. 2 overall pick, James Wiseman, as well as young players in Kelly Oubre Jr and Kent Bazemore, Steve Kerr's team is ready to fight for a playoff spot in the Western Conference.

Stephen Curry will be under the bright lights this upcoming season, as he will try to lead the Warriors young core.

“I hear it, but it doesn’t sink home at all,” Curry said. “I didn’t get big-headed when they picked us first in the league. I won’t get overwhelmed with wherever they have us coming into this season.”

The two-time NBA MVP played only five games last season, as he missed most of the year with a broken left hand.

Although the Warriors were the worst team in the league, the team was still able to develop some great players. One of them was rookie Eric Paschall, who averaged 14 points and 4.6 rebounds per game as the leader of the Warriors, and is expected to get some good minutes as a sophomore in the association.

Curry also added that he expects some of the young players to play an important role in the team's success this season. 

“I would hope that maybe some of the young guys, and our new guys who have a lot to prove in this league take it as the slight and chip on their shoulder, and we all kind of rally around that.”

VAVEL Logo