Oakland, CA (Sports Network) - The Golden State Warriors agreed to terms
on a multi-year contract with free-agent forward/center Marreese Speights on
Terms were not released by the team, but Yahoo! Sports reported the pact to be
a three-year deal.
Speights, 25, began last season with the Memphis Grizzlies, but was traded to
the Cleveland Cavaliers on January 22. In 79 games, Speights averaged 8.3
points and 4.9 rebounds per game.
The 6-foot-10 Speights will provide depth off the bench for the Warriors and
is expected to fill the void left by Carl Landry, who signed a free-agent
contract with the Sacramento Kings.
The five-year veteran spent his first three seasons with the Philadelphia
76ers, the team that drafted him with 16th pick in 2008 NBA Draft, and holds
career averages of 7.8 points and 4.4 rebounds.
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