Toney Douglas was one name on the NBA free-agent market who was a known commodity as a solid backup guard who could give a team solid production when called upon.
Douglas has found a home with the Golden State Warriors after the two sides have agreed to a contract. ESPN’s Jared Zwerling had the news first on Twitter:
Source: Toney Douglas has accepted an offer from the Golden State Warriors.
— Jared Zwerling (@JaredZwerling) July 9, 2013
Douglas averaged 7.5 points and two assists per game last season in a reduced role with the Sacramento Kings. He will not see a lot of playing time with Golden State unless Steph Curry goes down, but he is a nice scoring option off the bench.
He will also have to fight for the right to be named the Warriors’ best sixth-man with Harrison Barnes potentially acting as the backup to Andre Iguodala.
Either way, talk about a great offseason for the Warriors. Things have went exceptionally well so far as the team builds around Curry. Douglas is just the latest example.
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