Some dynasty. One basketball, no center (both Ezeli and Bogut are heading to parts unknown) and one very weak bench after Igoudala and Livington with Barnes signing with Dallas. Sure, they can shoot, but if Durant takes his usual ten to fifteen games off for an ingrown toenail, this team will be hard-pressed to even win sixty games. Not saying they can't win the West, but if the Spurs add Gasol and with up and coming teams in Portland, Phoenix and Utah, the Warriors may not be able to mail it in like last year. Lakers are still futzed, but with some luck and a career year from Mozgov and Russell, they could sneak into an eighth seed (although 35 wins would be my best expectation). Well, Russell Westbrook in a Laker uniform (in 2017) actually looks doable.
You've pretty much summed up my thoughts. It seems like every five years, there's some "dream team" that gets formed, and all we hear is how it's all over and you might as well hand them the next 3-4 NBA titles, right now... and somehow, it never quite plays out like that. Which isn't to say that GSW can't win it next year, it's hard not to see them as the favorite, but then again, the same was said this year. As you said, their bench, which was huge for them, is thinning out, and with Curry about ready to get paid in a couple of years, it's going to be hard to keep this nucleus around for very long. Also, right after you mentioned Gasol to the Spurs, it looks like it's now being finalized. He will be great for them.