Warriors, David Lee reportedly working together to trade big man

BY foxsports • June 17, 2015

The Golden State Warriors are not 24 hours removed from winning their first title in 40 years and it appears they are already in roster overhaul mode.

The Warriors and power forward David Lee are working together to find a new home for the former All-Star, ESPN reported Wednesday.

Lee saw his minutes drastically cut this season after the emergence of Draymond Green, Marreese Speights and Festus Ezeli. The team will be motivated to move Lee's $15 million contract, especially since it would create a severe cap hit to the team.

In 2014-15, Lee, 32, had his lowest averages in points (7.9) and rebounds (5.2) since his rookie season. Lee played in a career-low 49 games this season in part because of a variety of injuries.

Lee averaged 18.2 points and 9.3 rebounds in 2013-14, which could signify that he still has productive seasons in the future. But will a team trade for a 32-year-old power forward who is owed $15 million next season? Lee and the Warriors reportedly hope so.



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