So, he’s exercising his $5,178,572 player option.
Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN:
Kevon Looney is exercising his $5.1M option to return to the Golden State Warriors next season, sources tell ESPN.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 29, 2021
Golden State‘s luxury tax projects to be about $162 million next season.
Warriors owners Joe Lacob and Peter Guber will decide how much they’re willing to spend. Looney can contribute.
But it wouldn’t be surprising to see Golden State trim salary before the tax is assessed on the final day of the regular season – potentially by unloading Looney.