The Golden State Warriors are three players heavier on Friday, August 5.
The teams public relations twitter account issued a press release noting that Mac McClung, Pat Spencer and Trevion Williams had all signed deals with the Dubs and are now official members of the organization, after each player previously agreed to deals to join the team. Specific details of the contracts were not disclosed.
McClung is the headliner of the group after winning the G League Rookie of the Year (ROY) award in 2021 averaging 21.7 points, 7.6 assists, 6.6 rebounds and 1.4 steals over 36 minutes of playing time per night over 27 games as a member. the South Bay Lakers and the Windy City Bulls. The 23-year-old guard appeared in an NBA game for the Los Angeles Lakers and Chicago Bulls last season, averaging four points and 1.5 rebounds per game, according to Basketball Reference.
In the 2022 Las Vegas Summer League of the NBA, McClung played his ball for the Warriors team, dropping 13.4 points, 4.8 assists and 3.6 rebounds in five games. He also showed some flair on the fast break that could prove compatible with Steph Curry in the Warriors backcourt, should McClung work his way into a role on the team.
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Warriors add former Boston Celtics big man alongside McClung
Alongside McClung, the Dubs signed another undrafted free agent in Williams, most recently from the Purdue Boilermakers. Williams was named to the All Big 10 third-team roster last year and won the conference’s Sixth Man of the Year award before playing his summer league ball for the Boston Celtics.
“Purdue undrafted center Trevion Williams has agreed to a deal with the Golden State Warriors, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium,” Shams Charania of The Athletic tweeted on July 22. “Part 10 contract to compete for a roster spot for Williams, who averaged 7.4 points, 6.6 rebounds and 14.2 minutes for Boston in the summer league.”
Should he ever earn a spot on the 12-man roster, Williams would be there to bolster a Golden State frontline that now includes Draymond Green, Kevon Looney, James Wiseman and JaMychal Green.
Golden State signs contract with world-class lacrosse player
Finally, the Warriors added a former lacrosse star on a 10-piece deal in the form of Spencer.
Also an undrafted free agent from Northwestern in 2020, Spencer, 26, is a former collegiate lacrosse player who was involved in the sport while attending Loyola University in Maryland. He was named the top collegiate lacrosse player in the United States in 2019 and was the first pick in the inaugural Premier Lacrosse League draft that same year.
Spencer played basketball at Northwestern as a graduate assistant in 2020 and was a member of the Capital City Go-Go in the NBA G League in 2021, averaging 7.5 points, 2.3 rebounds and 2 .1 assists in 14.5 minutes per night over 15 games.
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