Rush was Golden State’s top reserve during the 2011-12 season before tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee in the team’s 2012-13 home opener. He was traded to Utah last summer as part of a salary-shedding move that allowed the Warriors to sign Andre Iguodala.
Swingman Andre Iguodala to the Golden State Warriors is officially complete in a deal that is worth $48 million over four years. The Warriors will introduce Iguodala at a news conference Thursday at the team’s downtown Oakland headquarters.
The Golden State Warriors point guard sat out Wednesday night’s 92-75 loss to the Miami Heat after spraining his twice surgically repaired ankle during the team’s morning practice.
Marc Gasol and Mike Conley both scored 21 points, and the Memphis Grizzlies spoiled Golden State’s home opener with a 104-94 victory Friday night after Warriors forward Brandon Rush injured his left knee in a scary fall.
Rush agreed to an $8 million, two-year deal Tuesday to stay with the Golden State Warriors after becoming the team’s most reliable reserve last season.
Klay Thompson, one of four rookie starters for Golden State, led the Warriors with 26 points. Brandon Rush had 20 points on 9-of-12 shooting.
David Lee scored 22 points to lead the Warriors, who lost their sixth straight. Nate Robinson scored 18 and Brandon Rush added 13 on 4 of 7 from the field.
The Golden State Warriors ended a four-game losing streak with a 101-92 win over the New Orleans Hornets on Wednesday night.
Nate Robinson, David Lee and Brandon Rush all scored 17 points, and the Golden State Warriors shook off the trade of leading scorer Monta Ellis to beat the Sacramento Kings 115-89 on Tuesday night.
Monta Ellis and Brandon Rush each scored 14 points for the Warriors, who finished with season lows in points and field-goal percentage (.341).