For­ward McKin­nie gets 2-year con­tract

San Francisco Chronicle Late Edition - - NBA - By Con­nor Le­tourneau

The War­riors agreed to terms with for­ward

Al­fonzo McKin­nie ona two-year min­i­mum con­tract Fri­day, a team source con­firmed with The Chron­i­cle.

McKin­nie, 26, will take the 14th spot on Golden State’s 15-man ros­ter. With the team’s sea­son opener against Ok­la­homa City com­ing Tues­day, it’s in­creas­ingly un­likely that re­stricted free-agent guard Patrick McCaw will re-sign with the War­riors.

In five pre­sea­son games, McKin­nie av­er­aged 6.6 points and five re­bounds. Over Golden State’s pre­vi­ous two games be­fore Fri­day, he had to­taled 21 points on 10-for-15 shoot­ing to go with 10 re­bounds.

Ear­lier Fri­day, be­fore giv­ing him a two-year deal, the War­riors con­verted McKin­nie’s Ex­hibit 10 con­tract to a two-way deal. It was the lat­est ex­am­ple of a team tak­ing ad­van­tage of the col­lec­tive bar­gain­ing agree­ment’s new rules to put a train­ing-camp in­vi­tee on the 15-man ros­ter.

McKin­nie joined Golden State for train­ing camp af­ter get­ting waived by the Rap­tors in July. In 14 games with Toronto last sea­son, he to­taled 21 points and seven re­bounds. His pre­vi­ous stints in­clude stops with the G League’s Windy City Bulls, as well as teams in Mex­ico and Lux­em­bourg.

The 6-foot-8, 215pound McKin­nie is ca­pa­ble of guard­ing mul­ti­ple po­si­tions. Now that he is no longer on a two-way con­tract, the War­riors have one such deal avail­able. Guard Damion

Lee has the other twoway con­tract.

Golden State an­nounced Fri­day that it had waived Dey­onta Davis, Danuel House, Ken­drick Nunn and Tyler Ulis, all of whom are ex­pected to land with the team’s G League af­fil­i­ate in Santa Cruz.

The War­riors have planned to en­ter the reg­u­lar sea­son with 14 play­ers. How­ever, they still have an­other 15-man ros­ter spot avail­able if McCaw does re-sign.

Younger Cousins: The War­riors signed Jaleel

Cousins, the younger brother of Golden State cen­ter DeMar­cus Cousins, to an Ex­hibit 10 con­tract.

Jaleel Cousins — a 6-foot-11, 255-pound cen­ter — last played for the For­mosa Dream­ers of South­east Asia’s ASEAN Bas­ket­ball League. Un­drafted out of South Flor­ida in 2016, he has spent time in the G League with the Texas Le­gends and the Reno Bighorns.

Per the terms of his Ex­hibit 10 con­tract, Jaleel Cousins, 24, can earn a bonus of up to $50,000 if he signs a con­tract with Golden State’s G League af­fil­i­ate upon be­ing waived from the par­ent club.

Con­nor Le­tourneau is a San Fran­cisco Chron­i­cle staff writer.

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