The Golden State Warriors refused to agree to a $ 6 million bailout package for restricted free agent Patrick McCaw The Cleveland Cavaliers, sources in the league, told ESPN.
Golden State had until 23:59 ET on Sunday to comply with the offer sheet, but let McCaw go to the Cavaliers for a non-guaranteed deal.
The deal is not guaranteed, which means that Cleveland will not have to choose to keep McCaw. For the remainder of the season until January 7, 2008, the estimated amount is $ 3 million. McCaw's contract for 201
McCaw can not even trade his contract this season after January 7th.
The compliance of McCaw's bid materials would have increased the Warriors' $ 11.3 million luxury tax to $ 61.6 million.
Apart from the forbidden financial considerations, Golden State wanted to keep its 15th place open for roster now. It is expected that the warriors will guarantee the contract of Alfonzo McKinnie also in January.
McCaw scored four points, 1.4 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 57 games last season, his second in the NBA. McCaw was thrown out for almost two months with a low-back bone drop late last season after a terrible fall during a game in Sacramento.
McCaw was the 38th plectrum in the 2016 NBA Draft by UNLV. 19659011]