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If KD and Curry come back, how long will Warriors' dynasty last?

Will these Warriors still be favorites for the Finals in eight years? Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

The Golden State Warriors won the championship in 2015, came up just short in 2016 and are heavy favorites this year with a 1-0 NBA Finals lead over the Cleveland Cavaliers.

So with the news that Kevin Durant is willing to sacrifice to keep the team together, is this the start of a dynasty? How long can we expect the Warriors' run to last?

On a teleconference previewing the Finals, ESPN NBA analyst Jeff Van Gundy said he sees "nothing preventing them from going to eight to 10 straight Finals." Let's take a look at whether the facts support Van Gundy's forecast.