"Livingston probably has enough left in the tank to secure a bigger deal elsewhere, and unlike Iguodala, who made more in the last three years than Livingston has in his career, he might not feel he has the flexibility to turn down money", Adams wrote in an insider article published Thursday.
His contract will be restructured. For any teams that thought they might have the chance to bid at the All-Star it is a false alarm. While the position is not terribly important in Golden State's systems, both Zaza Pachulia and JaVale McGee could use their title pedigree to pursue greater riches elsewhere this summer.
The Warriors also plan to re-sign their point guard Steph Curry to a max deal this offseason. When he met with me before he came to Montrose I asked him what he wanted to work on basketball-wise and he said he needed to improve his defense. Hence, two teams had a legitimate shot to win.
Andre Iguodala implored Dub Nation to hold off on passionate responses to his impending free agency during a radio interview Tuesday.
Then the Cavs got their revenge previous year when they rallied back to claim their city's first major team championship since 1964 with a Game 7 win in Oakland. Is Durant now the game's best player? He will not be going anywhere anytime soon. Last week, Tim Kawakami of the Mercury News said Iguodala and the Warriors were discussing a long-term deal worth around eight million to 12 million dollars annually.
Perhaps Cleveland gets extremely creative and finds a way to build its own Super Team before LeBron's skill start to diminish (if that ever happens; I'm not sure he's actually human).
After being absent for six weeks during the playoffs and for the first game of the finals due to serious back pain, Kerr returned to coach Golden State in Game 2 of the NBA Finals, and helped guide the Warriors to their second title in three years.
Durant opted to join the only 73-victory team in National Basketball Association history and then scored 39 points in the finals' clincher, which the Warriors won by nine points. Is Durant doing the Warriors a huge favor?