Jonas Jerebko Rumors

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Jonas Jerebko
Jonas Jerebko
Position: F
Born: 03/02/87
Height: 6-10 / 2.08
Weight:231 lbs. / 104.8 kg.
Salary: $2,165,481
Through a handful of phone calls, DeMarcus Cousins received a blueprint on how to overcome the biggest challenge of his nine-year NBA career. Well before he could even begin his rehab, Cousins contacted one of the NBA’s best dunkers (former Atlanta Hawks forward Dominique Wilkins), one of the league’s best scorers (former Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant), a former teammate (San Antonio Spurs forward Rudy Gay) and a dependable NBA role player (Dallas Mavericks guard Wesley Mathews). Shortly after the Warriors signed Cousins to a one-year $5.3 million deal last July with their mid-level taxpayer exception, Cousins spoke with the Warriors’ other free agent acquisition (Jonas Jerebko).
Lastly, the Warriors are sensitive what the integration process might entail involving McCaw’s return. How long would it take for McCaw to feel comfortable on the court after not playing professionally since logging limited minutes in the 2018 Western Conference Finals and NBA Finals? How long would it take for the Warriors’ bench to adjust considering Kerr has managed varying bench rotations to accommodate for new arrivals (McKinnie, Jonas Jerebko) and larger roles for young players (Bell, Kevon Looney, Quinn Cook)? To what extent would the Warriors’ locker room welcome McCaw back? “It would be an adjustment just because he hadn’t been playing with us and we have a new roster and a couple of new guys. But I think most of us would take him back with open arms,” Looney said. “Of course, we would talk to him and tease him a little bit and say, ‘It’s been a while’ and ask what he’s been up to. But we all love him. We won a championship together. At least for me, I definitely would’ve taken him back with open arms.”
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But his numbers aren’t as strong anymore. He doesn’t have a center. His best bench players are inconsistent. And the rest of the league is no longer awestruck by the greatness of the Warriors. Since Dec. 1, Jonas Jerebko and Kevon Looney are fourth and fifth on the team in field goals attempted. Green is sixth, and right behind him are Alfonzo McKinnie and Andre Iguodala. That fits Kerr’s game plan. But there is a reason opponents are happy with them shooting. In that same time span, Durant and Curry have seen a decline in usage rating.