The Warriors reportedly acquired a point guard with 18 years of NBA experience to improve their chances of winning this season, as they had agreed to trade 12-time All-Star Chris Paul to the Washington Wizards in exchange for Jordan Poole and other assets, according to NBC Sports.
Citing league sources, the Warriors will send the Wizards point guard Ryan Rollins, age 20, as well as a protected first-round choice in 2030 and a second-round pick in 2027.
Since Poole signed a four-year, $128 million contract last October, the agreement can only become official on July 6 due to the poison-pill clause in his rookie extension.
On Sunday, the Wizards acquired 38-year-old Chris Paul from the Phoenix Suns in exchange for All-Star point guard Bradley Beal.
Monday reports said the Wizards would “flip him to a third team,” naming the Warriors and the Los Angeles Clippers as possible destinations.
Chris Paul will be guaranteed $30.8 million on June 28 for the upcoming season, the …