The Warriors (67-15) became the 10th team in NBA history to win at least 67 games in a season.
They are the eighth team ever to finish the year with a point differential of at least +10.0 (six of the previous seven went on to win the title).
"Everybody keeps looking at me like I'm crazy, I don't even think they're gonna be challenged," ESPN analyst Jeff Van Gundy told 95.7 The Game on Tuesday. "I said it a few weeks back, I didn't think they would lose any more than one game in a series, and I still believe that.
"I thought the team that could have given them the biggest challenge was San Antonio. Just with their poise, their depth, their own guard play. I just thought they would have a shot. I don't think they would have won but I thought they would have had a shot.
"Right now, Golden State, there's nobody even close to them the level they're playing ... They've proven all year long that it's not even close in this league who's the best team, and I don't think anything is gonna change in the playoffs ... Everything has opened up for them very, very well so far...
"You guys could be looking at a dynasty."
Van Gundy's remarks came hours before the Warriors turned in a lackluster performance, falling to the Grizzlies 97-90 in Game 2 of the Western Conference Semifinals.
To make Van Gundy look smart, they can't lose another game to Memphis.
Despite Tuesday night's loss, based on the age of the Warriors' core, contract situations, the rising salary cap, etc., Golden State is definitely poised for sustained success.
Who would have guessed this would be the case just three years ago.
The Warriors were coming off a 23-43 lockout-shortened campaign, Stephen Curry's ankles were a serious question mark, and they had made the playoffs just once (2007) since their last appearance in 1994.
But in 2012-13, the Warriors went 47-35, and upset the No. 3 seed Nuggets before falling to the Spurs in six games.
Last year, their chances of making a deep playoff run ended when Andrew Bogut sustained a season-ending fractured rib in the third to last game of the regular season.
They fought to the bitter end, but came up short in Game 7 against the Clippers in the opening round.
The Mark Jackson Era ended three days later, the Steve Kerr Era began a couple weeks after that, and here we are today.
"What fan base deserves it better than the Warriors fans?" Van Gundy asked. "Being from Martinez, celebrating Rick Barry's championship back in the 70s with the great Al Attles, they've been passionate basketball fans forever. The thing that sets them apart as a fan base, is they are raucous even when they've gone through decades of losing basketball.
"And that's why it's so fun, this last three years where they've gradually built from a really bad team, and then to a good team, to an excellent team, to a dominant team. No fan base deserves it more than the Warriors fan base."