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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- The Golden State Warriors have confirmed the deal struck earlier this week with free agent Marreese Speights.
The announcement Friday gives Golden State another versatile power forward off the bench whom they hope can fill the void left by Carl Landry, who agreed to a four-year, 26 million contract with the Sacramento Kings last Saturday.
Speights averaged 10.2 points and 5.1 rebounds in the final 39 games with Cleveland after coming over in a trade from Memphis last season.
Speights' deal is for three years and about 11 million. The third year is a team option.
The 25-year-Speights was drafted 16th overall out of Florida by Philadelphia in 2008. He has averaged 7.8 points and 4.4 rebounds in his first five NBA seasons.
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When Andre Iguodala turned down more money from the Kings and an extra year with the Nuggets to sign with the Golden State Warriors, it was assumed he just wanted the best chance to win. As it turns out, his reasons may have been more, uh, holy.
Bringing his dry sense of humor to the introductory news conference to announce his signing with the Warriors on Thursday, Iguodala gushed...
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The Golden State Warriors defeated the Washington Wizards by a final score of 56-52 in Summer League play on Saturday.
Kent Bazemore scored 21 points with five rebounds and three assists. Draymond Green had 15 points on 1-for-9 shooting from the floor and 12-for-14 from the line.
Chris Singleton scored 13 points for the Wizards. Otto Porter had seven points on 3-for-13 shooting and six rebounds.
The Warriors finally officially introduced their shiny new toy Andre Iguodala to the media on Thursday, nearly a week after their fan base collectively began hyperventilating at first news of his acquisition. He’s no doubt an upgrade to the Warriors’ core and headlines the new crop of players Bob Myers brought on board this week.
There’s just been one problem. Lots of fans...
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Despite Dwight Howard changing teams this season, fleeing LA for the Houston Rockets, some people believe that the Golden State Warriors signing of Andre Iguodala may have been the best of the off-season. However, it was reportedly an hour from never happening. Prior to his deal with the Dubs, Iguodala was very close to inking a deal with the Dallas Mavericks...
As he addressed his reasons for signing with the Cavaliers,
guard Jarrett Jack was asked about the team's new center, the
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