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NBA / Sep 13, 2010 / 10:45 am

Breaking News: Best NBA Free Agent Signs With The Warriors

Louis Amundson

Louis Amundson

Once the Big Three was formed in Miami, it seems Louis Amundson was the most coveted NBA free agent on the market. And while last week the Hornets appeared to be the front-runner to sign him, according to his agent Mark Bartelstein, the Warriors snuck in to sign him to a two-year, $5 million deal. The second year is a player option.

“It was obviously a long process and he had a number of team pursuing him,” agent Mark Bartelstein said. “We ultimately felt this was a huge decision in his career. He’s made great strides the last few years and to get to where he wants to go, he needed to pick the right place. Golden State was that place.”

Amundson immediately adds needed depth behind David Lee and Andris Biedrins. With Brandan Wright yet to make a real impact, and rookie Ekpe Udoh out for the start of the season, Amundson will come right in and play.

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  • alex

    Alright!!! I like this pick up. His energy is greatly needed on the Warriors.

  • dmitry of jersey

    The suns could not ante up and give Lou a slightly better deal? steve nash has to be shaking his head

  • Joe’s Momma

    I am glad Lou got himself a deal finally. I don’t know why teams needing toughness and rebounding didn’t jump on this guy.

    Lou will outplay this deal too, good thing he got a player option because next year he is gonna get a pay raise.

    Amundson and Lee will be fun to watch when they play together. GS doesn’t look half bad.

  • WinDelRoj

    Now if they could just get rid of Nelson…..

  • K Dizzle

    Good for the Warriors, but Lou coulda really helped a contender… They probably all capped-out tho.

  • JD

    3 big white fellas on GW – what is this, a 3 Musketeers?