Warriors finalizing D’Angelo Russell acquisition: report


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SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) – The Golden State Warriors and the Brooklyn Nets are finalizing a sign-and-trade deal that will send D’Angelo Russell to the Bay Area, according to ESPN.

Russell is reportedly signing a four-year, $117 million max contract with the Warriors.

The deal is expected to be completed on July 6 when the moratorium ends, ESPN reports.

The news comes a day after Kevin Durant announced he’s signing with the Brooklyn Nets, and Andre Iguodala was traded to the Grizzlies.

Klay Thompson will remain with the Warriors.

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