The Warriors on Monday answered any lingering doubts about the depth of their lineup by reportedly agreeing to a contract with the bruising Marreese Speights. Bob Myers out here hustlin’, y’all.
The deal is reportedly for three years, with the final year being a team option. To which Speights replies:
Turn up !!!
— Marreese Speights (@Mospeights16) July 9, 2013
He sounds excited.
It’s unknown right now how much the Warriors will pay (probably more than the $4.5 million he opted of next season) or how he’ll be obtained. As Marcus Thompson points out, he could be signed under the mid-level exception or be sent over in a sign-and-trade with the Cavs for Jarrett Jack (remember: all these agreed upon deals aren’t official until Wednesday, which leaves room for a sign-and-trade).
Either way, Speights is a solid addition to the bench for the team’s waning frontcourt. He’ll bang the boards and he has a mid-range J. Plus he’s 6-foot-10, 255 pounds. Thickness never hurts (that’s not a 2 Ch...