Skip to main content
Main content
NBA news

Warriors sign center O'Neal


Posted Jul 23, 2013 6:32 PM

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- The Golden State Warriors have signed free agent center Jermaine O'Neal, who had reached agreement on a contract two weeks ago.

The Warriors announced the deal for the six-time All-Star on Tuesday.

Golden State is likely to use the 34-year-old O'Neal as a backup to Andrew Bogut. Festus Ezeli is working back from right knee surgery and is not expected to be ready to return for months.

O'Neal played in 55 games with four starts last season for the Phoenix Suns, averaging 8.3 points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.4 blocks in 18.7 minutes. The 6-foot-11 center is entering his 18th season in the NBA.

SEARCH NEWS
LATEST VIDEOS
photoEvans Crosses and Dishes
Tyreke Evans crosses up Troy Daniels and dishes to Al-Farouq Aminu for the finish.
photoVasquez's Pretty Feed
Gerivis Vasquez hits Nando De Colo with a pretty bounce-pass in transition for the layup.
photoCeltics Honor Marathon Survivors
The Boston Celtics honor the survivors of last year's Boston Marathon bombing.
photoFoiled And Flushed
Tony Wroten steals the pass and on the break flushes it home with the nasty two-hander.
photoGreen's Hoop and Harm
Jeff Green drives coast-to-coast the bucket and the foul.