After the Golden State Warriors lost Otto Porter Jr. and Gary Payton II to free agency, they’ve managed to add another intriguing talent.
The Dubs have inked former Milwaukee Bucks guard Donte DiVincenzo to a two-year, $9.3 million deal with a player option in the second season.
Free agent Donte DiVincenzo has agreed to a two-year, $9.3 million deal with the Golden State Warriors, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium. Player option in Year 2.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July 1, 2022
DiVincenzo was traded to the Sacramento Kings in March at the trade deadline after winning a title with the Bucks in 2021, despite being injured for most of that postseason. In 42 games last season, he averaged 9.0 points, four rebounds, and 2.8 assists while shooting 34% from downtown.
The former Villanova standout won’t likely get any starting minutes for the Warriors but he can definitely serve as a bench piece for the defending champions. Just a couple of days ago, the Kings decided to decline his qualifying offer which allowed the ex-first-round pick to hit the open market.
DiVincenzo has flashed potential as a 3 and D type player and even got starting opportunities in the earlier years of his career before dealing with numerous injuries. The new Warriors guard did play well towards the end of his tenure in Sacramento, shooting 37% from three-point land.
The Warriors will be looking to sign more role players who can fit their identity following the departures of Porter Jr and GP2. Kevon Looney did agree to a new extension on Friday to remain in the Bay Area though, which is huge for Golden State.