Jonas Jerebko was a solid reserve for Utah last season — 5.8 points, 3.3 rebounds a game in 15.3 minutes a night — but he wasn’t a player that was part of their future.
Saturday the Jazz waived the 31-year-old forward from Sweeden, which saves them a little cash and allows them to give that roster spot to a younger player more on their development timeline.
That’s going to work out for Jerebko just fine, the Warriors are going to sign him, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.
While a combination of Draymond Green, Kevin Durant, and Jordan Bell will get the majority of minutes at the four, Jerebko’s ability to hit the three — he took 46 percent of his shots from beyond the arc last season and hit 41.4 percent on them — will fit with the Warriors spacing and style of attack. It’s a good pickup for Golden State at the minimum.