NBA Rumor: Damion Lee Free Agency
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Michael Scotto: The Golden State Warriors will guarantee Damion Lee’s contract for the rest of the season, league sources told @hoopshype. Lee is averaging 8.3 points so far this season.
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Damion Lee roster spot with Warriors safe
Anthony Slater: The Warriors have locked in 14 guaranteed roster spots. Damion Lee has a $500k guarantee on Sunday, but he’s safe, per a source. He’s one of the 14. Bob Myers said they’ll likely leave the 15th vacancy for a training camp battle to presumably include Mulder/Payton/others.
Warriors guarantee Mychal Mulder, Damion Lee for the rest of the season
Damion Lee signing official
Shams Charania: The Golden State Warriors have signed swingman Damion Lee to a three-year contract, with partial guarantee in 2020-21, sources tell @The Athletic @Stadium.
Marc Stein: Also: Golden State is actively exploring ways to create the needed flexibility to keep Damion Lee on the roster after the 45 days on his two-way deal soon expire. The Warriors have made it clear they want Lee next season but remain hopeful they don’t lose him for long this season
The Golden State Warriors have signed free agent guards Damion Lee and Ky Bowman to Two-Way contracts, the team announced today.
Damion Lee, who hit 23 total 3s in 32 games for the Warriors on a two-way last season, has been extended a qualifying offer. Lee is still hoping for a full-time NBA roster spot somewhere. The Warriors still have hope he’ll return. “He’s a possibility,” Myers said.
The Warriors’ 14-man full-time roster is finalized. But Myers did say an official decision still must be made on the two two-way slots in the coming days. Damion Lee, who hit 23 total 3s in 32 games for the Warriors on a two-way last season, has been extended a qualifying offer. Lee is still hoping for a full-time NBA roster spot somewhere. The Warriors still have hope he’ll return. “He’s a possibility,” Myers said.
McKinnie’s added value might cost the Warriors Damion Lee. They like him. They need his shooting. But they also don’t have a roster spot for him — giving it instead to more experienced wings such as Glenn Robinson III and Burks. Sources said they are trying to talk Lee into playing on a two-way contract again, splitting time with the G League team in Santa Cruz and the main team. If he doesn’t take it, the Warriors have no other way to keep him.
The Warriors have insisted on staying patient with what they do with their 15th and final roster spot. That means there is a growing chance that Damion Lee could fill that slot after spending this season on a two-way contract. That entails splitting his time both with the Warriors and their G-League team in Santa Cruz. “He would be someone given he has been with us all year,” Warriors coach Steve Kerr said. “We don’t have to make any decisions right now. Well wait and see how it all plays out.”
The Warriors can still sign existing free agents to their roster as long as they sign the night before the end of the regular season. Because of that framework, it appears likely the Warriors will wait until then so they can account for the team’s current health and positional needs. “We’re keeping it open,” Kerr said. “If the right person is there, we’ll see to use it.”
Will the Warriors use it on Lee? They might. …. “I feel like I belong here,” Lee said. “The times I’m out there on the court, there’s nothing that’s challenging. The times that I’m not playing either, I see something and I’ll mention something to someone. I pride myself on having a high IQ and knowing the game.”
Free-agent guard Damion Lee has reached an agreement with the Golden State Warriors, league sources tell ESPN. Lee, the future brother-in-law of Warriors star Stephen Curry, will sign a two-way contract, sources say. Lee is engaged to Curry’s sister, Sydel.
Michael Cunningham: Hawks sign Damion Lee for remainder of season. He’d played on maximum of two 10-day deals for them.
Michael Cunningham: Hawks to sign Damion Lee to second 10-day contract.
Michael Cunningham: Hawks had planned to sign Damion Lee to second 10-day contract today. But Lee may have other options, according to source.
Adam Johnson: Damion Lee of the Santa Cruz Warriors has officially signed with the Atlanta Hawks. Congrats to him, well deserved opportunity for him.
Atlanta Hawks: ROSTER UPDATE: We have signed @Dami0nLee to a 10-day contract. #TrueToAtlanta
Hawks adding Damion Lee
Chris Haynes: Atlanta Hawks are expected to sign Damion Lee of G-League’s Santa Cruz Warriors to a 10-day contract, league sources tell ESPN. Lee is engaged to the sister of Stephen Curry.
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June 8, 2023 | 6:43 pm EDT Update
Chris Haynes on potential Damian Lillard's trade list: I'll leave it at Nets and Heat
Erik Slater: .@Chris Haynes on which teams would be on Damian Lillard’s trade list: “I’ll leave it at the Nets and Miami.” Haynes said earlier in this segment that he’s in frequent contact with Lillard (Via @dpshow)
Court Side Heat: Chris Haynes on Damian Lillard joining the Celtics: “He’s not doing Boston. He’s not. I don’t see that.” #NBA #RipCity #BleedGreen #NBATwitter
Katy Winge: Aaron Gordon on his responsibility when Murray/Jokić are in the two-man game: “I do what I love to do. That’s what’s so great about it. I get to play the dunker. So I work the baseline, catch alley-oops and drop-off passes and get to bang out. It’s awesome.” (Big AG smile)
Law Murray: On @swidershow, Terance Mann described how his versatile skill set leads to challenges on depth charts going into seasons that he has to overcome. “I expect it. Every year, I go into the season and I’m like ‘I know there’s just gonna be some bullshit in the beginning…'”
Law Murray: T Mann also described how Clippers season went on @swidershow, from John Wall portion of year to adding Russell Westbrook through playoffs “I think we did figure it out towards the end. Then Paul George got hurt… then we started figuring it out again… then Kawhi went down…”
June 8, 2023 | 5:53 pm EDT Update
Tyler Herro remains out for Game 4
Anthony Chiang: Tyler Herro listed as out for Game 4. Erik Spoelstra said earlier today that Herro has still not been cleared to return.
Mike Miller has always been a strong Nikola Jokic advocate. but did he ever see this happening? Did he see this level of greatness coming? “I’m not going to sound like I’m crazy and say that I thought he’d be a two-time MVP and be on this stage like this. But I did. I really did,” Miller told DNVR after the Nuggets’ Game 3 win in Miami. “That’s just how good he was and how good he is.”