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NBA rumors: Damion Lee, Suns agree to one-year NBA free-agent contract

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Report: Damion Lee signed a one-year contract with the Suns originally appeared on NBC Sports Bay Area

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Damion Lee had an eventful few hours on Friday night.

About 90 minutes after Lee threw the ceremonial first pitch ahead of the Giants’ game against the Chicago White Sox at Oracle Park, the former Warriors guard reportedly agreed to a one-year free agent deal with the Phoenix Suns. , said ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. , with reference to the source.

Lee was given the option to drop the first pitch due to the Warriors’ recent NBA title. The news of the deal he announced came while he was still enjoying a Giants game, sitting next to the team’s dugout.

The 29-year-old is the latest to leave the Warriors to join Gary Payton II (Portland Trail Blazers), Juan Toscano-Anderson (Los Angeles Lakers), Otto Porter Jr. (Toronto Raptors) as well as Nemanja Belitsa (Fenerbahce Beko in Turkey)).

Lee has played the last four seasons with the Warriors, playing in a total of 201 games and starting 42 games. During his tenure with Golden State, he averaged 8.1 points and 3.4 rebounds in 20.6 minutes while shooting 43.7 percent from the field and 36.6 percent from three-point range. He played in 63 games last season, averaging 7.4 points and 3.2 rebounds per game.

As the Warriors suffered injury and relegation in the 2019-20 season, Lee was at his best, averaging 12.7 points, 4.9 rebounds and 2.7 assists in 49 games (36 starts).

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Now Lee will likely face his brother-in-law Steph Curry and the Warriors four times in the upcoming 2022-23 season.

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Source: sports.yahoo.com

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