Warriors Hand Out Their 2nd $100M+ Deal Of The Day

The Golden State Warriors have locked up their future for the next several years. After first signing Jordan Poole to a huge extension earlier in the day, they've announced yet another $100M+ deal, this time with Andrew Wiggins. 

Wiggins would have been an unrestricted free agent after the coming season. But he apparently wanted to stay with the NBA champion Warriors real bad. How bad? He took a nearly $10M pay cut to do it. 

The 4-year, $109M extension will pay him $24.3M next season in the first year of the extension, down from $33.6M in 2022-23. 

The 27-year-old emerged into a key member of the Dubs' championship run last season, and earned his first All-Star berth. “Andrew has been a terrific fit for our team since his arrival in the Bay Area almost three years ago,” general manager Bob Myers said. “His first-ever championship last season earned him the admiration of many around the league and solidified his stature as an impactful two-way player in the NBA."

Since coming to Golden State, he's averaged 18 points, 4.7 rebounds, 2.4 assists, and shot over 38% from 3-point range. 

Earlier in the day, Poole agreed to a 4-year rookie extension worth up to $140M.

And just a few months ago, while celebrating with the Larry O'Brien Trophy, Wiggins and Poole seemed to know this day was coming. 

Forgotten in all the frivolity is the one other Warrior who was eligible for an extension, but didn't get one. Draymond Green. 

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