Tuesday, November 30 2021

How Kerr, Warriors plan on filling the final roster spot originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea

With training camp right around the corner, Steve Kerr and the Warriors have plenty of decisions to make ahead of the start of the 2021-22 NBA season. 

One of those decisions is what to do with Golden State’s 15th and final roster spot. 

Steve Kerr joined The Athletic’s Tim Kawakami’s “The TK Show,” where he discussed what the team was planning to do with the open roster spot. 

“The way we’re looking at it is that it’s up in the air,” Kerr told Kawakami. “We may or may not use it, but that’s what training camp is for. You get a really good look at some guys, there are some really interesting names, people who are really proven players in the league. You get a chance to get a good look at those guys and some young guys who are trying to make it in the league.”

The Warriors didn’t make a splash this offseason, electing to add on the cheap and prioritize value. Otto Porter Jr., Nemanja Bjelica and Andre Iguodala all signed minimum contracts valued at around $7 million combined.

Gary Payton II could get some consideration for the final spot, while the Warriors also have expressed interest in veterans such as Avery Bradley, Quinn Cook, Isaiah Thomas and Darren Collison.

RELATED: Kerr looking forward to Klay’s ’emotional’ Chase Center debut

For now, the Warriors won’t commit one way or another and will wait and see how training camp plays out. 

“We’re just kind of leaving everything open and figuring this is what camp is for, you get a really good look at somebody, you throw them out there in exhibition games and you figure out exactly how you’re going to put your roster together,” Kerr said. 

Download and follow the Dubs Talk Podcast

Source: Yahoo Sports

Previous

Blue Jays vs. Twins Highlights

Next

Timeline for Christian McCaffrey’s return from hamstring injury – Dr. Matt

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Check Also

Pro Sports Media

Trending Now

MLB Rumors: Red Sox target Marcus Semien signing with Rangers

Report: Sox target Marcus Semien signing with Rangers originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston The Boston Red Sox are officially out of the Marcus Semien sweepstakes. According to multiple reports, Semien has inked a deal with the Texas Rangers. MLB Network’s Jon Heyman adds it’s a seven-year contract worth approximately $175 million for the slugging […]

Read More

Steph Curry has 36th game with nine-plus 3-pointers vs. Bulls

Steph gores Bulls with 36th game with nine-plus 3-pointers originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea While Steph Curry closes in on Ray Allen’s all-time regular season 3-point record, the Warriors‘ star padded his massive lead in another 3-point stat Friday night at Chase Center. In the Warriors’ 119-93 win over the Chicago Bulls, Curry connected […]

Read More

Ripple effects of Max Scherzer signing with Mets, including impact on payroll and pursuit of more pitching

Max Scherzer treated art with Dodgers orange streak in background 2021 Last week, after Steven Matz jilted Steve Cohen and his old team to sign with the St. Louis Cardinals, the hysteria surrounding the Mets over what many claimed could be an inability to land players was at peak levels. It was hilarious then and […]

Read More