The Golden State Warriors are trying to keep their core intact.
The Warriors offered forward Harrison Barnes a four-year, $64 million extension, Yahoo Sports/FS1 Insider Adrian Wojnarowski reported Sunday.
Barnes reportedly rejected the offer, which will serve as a starting point for the negotiations between the two sides. The Warriors have until Oct. 31 to sign Barnes to an extension, otherwise he will become a restricted free agent next summer.
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Barnes, who was drafted seventh overall by Golden State in 2012, averaged a career-high 10.1 points and 5.5 rebounds last season.
The defending world champs already locked up reigning NBA MVP Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green to long-term deals.