The Golden State Warriors have exercised the fourth-year contract option on forward Mike Dunleavy, the club’s Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations Chris Mullin announced today. Under the NBA's Collective Bargaining Agreement, the Golden State Warriors had until October 31, 2004 to exercise their rights.
“We’re excited to know that Golden State Warriors have Mike in the fold through the 2005-06 season,” said Mullin. “We think he is a very special player and will be a key component of our team’s future success.”
Dunleavy, 24, averaged career-highs of 11.7 points, 5.9 rebounds and 2.9 assists in 31.1 minutes per game last season. In 30 games when playing 35-or-more minutes, he averaged 16.3 points, 7.5 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 1.13 steals while shooting 50.6% from the field. Overall in two seasons with the Golden State Warriors, Dunleavy has averaged 8.6 points, 4.2 rebounds and 2.1 assists in 157 contests
The Golden State Warriors have signed guard Luis Flores to a contract, Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations Chris Mullin announced today. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not announced.
Flores, 23, had his draft rights acquired by the Golden State Warriors as part of an eight-player trade with Dallas on August 24. The Dominican Republic native played his final three collegiate seasons at Manhattan after transferring from Rutgers and finished his career as the Jaspers' all-time leading scorer (1,260 points), averaging 24.3 points per game over his final two seasons. The 6’2’’ guard was named MAAC Player of the Year and MAAC Tournament MVP as both a junior and senior. Originally selected by the Houston Rockets in the second round (#55 overall) of the 2004 NBA Draft, his rights were subsequently traded to Dallas on draft night for the rights to the Mavericks' second round pick (#50 overall), Vassillis Spanoulis.
The Golden State Warriors have waived guard Brandon Armstrong, Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations Chris Mullin announced today.
Armstrong, who originally signed with the Golden State Warriors as a free agent training camp invitee on October 4, appeared in four preseason games with the club and averaged 2.5 points and 1.0 rebound in 10.8 minutes per contest.
With the transaction, the Golden State Warriors roster currently stands at 15 players.