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Golden State Warriors management insisted on draft night it was thrilled to see North Carolina standout Harrison Barnes fall into the team's lap. The club's actions then spoke louder than its words when the NBA reopened for business July 11. Dorell Wright, who started all but five of the Warriors' 148 games the past two seasons, was dealt to the Philadelphia 76ers in little more than a salary dump, creating an immediate opening at small forward for Barnes. Not coincidentally, Wright's departure also impacted the small forward position in another way, giving the Warriors additional breathing room under the NBA's luxury-tax threshold with which to pursue their own restricted free agent, Brandon Rush. The Warriors entered the free agent signing period about $4 million under the luxury-tax line, meaning they couldn't even offer the full $5 mid-level exception to anyone, including Rush. But by slashing Wright's $4.1 million salary from the equation, th...
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A person familiar with the decision says the Golden State Warriors have agreed to trade starting small forward Dorell Wright to the Philadelphia 76ers for the rights to a player currently in Europe.
The person, who spoke on condition of anonymity because teams can't announce until the free agency moratorium ends Wednesday, said Golden State would receive a player the 76ers have...
The Sixers have traded for Golden State Warrior, Dorell Wright. The Sixers have sent over a future draft pick, but it is believed to be the rights to Edin Bavcic, who currently plays in Europe, according to CSNphilly's Dei Lynam.
The Sixers acquired a 26 year old, 6'9 small forward who shot 36% from three point range. Wright also averaged 10.3 points per game, as well as...
Things don’t seem to be going all too well for big man Andris Biedrins.
The 7 footer on the Warriors reportedly owes $20,000 in taxes in his native Latvia. This shouldn’t seem like a huge deal; he made $9 million last season, and will make another $9 million this upcoming season. So he can pay the bill. The problem?
This comes with a possibility of 5 years of jail time.
Adding to a position of strength, the Philadelphia 76ers acquired small forward Dorell Wright from the Golden State Warriors, multiple media outlets reported Tuesday. According to the Oakland Tribune, Philadelphia will send an "unidentified draftee" to Golden State. The Philadelphia Inquirer reported that the Warriors would receive an "undisclosed draft pick."...
Golden State can now use their mid-level and bi-annual exceptions.
As we reported on Tuesday, the Sixers have traded for Dorell Wright. To add to that deal, the Sixers also acquired center Darryl Watkins from the New Orleans Hornets in a three team deal.
Golden State Warriors add point guard Jarrett Jack, trade Dorell Wright to Sixers.
New Orleans Hornets send center Darryl Watkins to the Sixers in exchange for the rights to Edin Bavcic
The Warriors will acquire Jarrett Jack in their trade involving Dorell Wright.
NewsTags: 76ersAndre IguodalaDorell WrightLou Williams
The Philadelphia 76ers continued their busy off-season with another move on Monday, completing a trade with the Golden State Warriors to acquire swingman Dorell Wright. In exchange for the former first-round draft pick of the Miami Heat, the Sixers gave up the rights to a player...
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It has been reported that the Sixers have acquired New Orleans 6-11 Center Darryl Watkins, in a three team deal. Watkins, who has played 14 total NBA games in five seasons, five of those games last season. Last season with New Orleans, he played 19 minutes a game scoring 4.6 points per game and had 5.4 rebounds.
Should we get excited yet? The idea of having...
The Warriors acquired veteran point guard Jarrett Jack from the New Orleans Hornets as part of the trade that will send Dorell Wright to Philadelphia. The Hornets received the draft rights to 2006 second-round pick Edin Bavcic in return. A 6-foot-11 forward, Bavcic, 28, was selected 56th overall by the Raptors and traded his rights to Philadelphia for cash the night of the '...
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NewsTags: 76ersDorell WrightKris HumphriesNick Young
As we all know by now, the Sixers have signed Nick Young, amnestied Brand, and said good-bye to Lou-Will and hello to Dorell...