Warriors acquire D’Angelo Russell from Nets in sign-and-trade; Iguodala going to Grizzlies

Drew Shiller | NBC SPORTS 

The Warriors made a big move on Sunday night.

Golden State acquired Nets guard D’Angelo Russell in a sign-and-trade, league sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski

Earlier on Sunday, Kevin Durant announced that he will sign with the Nets on July 6.

It’s unclear at this point if the potential sign-and-trade involves KD.

Russell averaged 21.1 points and 7.0 assists per game last season. He shot 37 percent from deep and was an All-Star in the Eastern Conference.


Sources: Russell joining GSW, Iguodala to Grizz

Adrian Wojnarowski | ESPN

The Golden State Warriors and Brooklyn Nets have agreed on a sign-and-trade that will send point guard D’Angelo Russell to the Warriors, who will send Andre Iguodala to the Memphis Grizzlies, league sources told ESPN.

Russell will receive a four-year, $117 million maximum contract, league sources said.

Russell no longer fit on the Nets after they landed Kyrie Irving on Sunday. League sources told ESPN that Irving will sign with Brooklyn on a four-year deal worth up to $141 million.


A premonition? Earlier this a.m. Iguodala made the following tweet…