And he will have many familiar faces alongside him, including the NBA’s new richest man: Stephen Curry.
The team said Saturday it intends to sign West to a new deal next week upon the conclusion of the free agency moratorium period, and agent Jeff Austin told The Associated Press that West would likely receive the veteran minimum $2.3 million, though final details were still being completed.
Austin also confirmed the details of Curry’s new max deal of $201 million over five years.
“We intend to enter into a Player Contract with David once the Moratorium Period ends,” general manager and lead negotiator Bob Myers said.
The versatile forward just completed his 14th NBA season by averaging 4.5 points, 2.7 rebounds and 2.1 assists during the Warriors’ postseason run to their second title in three seasons. West will turn 37 next month.
Myers already has reached agreements with two-time MVP Curry on a record max-money deal and committed to key reserve guard Shaun Livingston for $24 million over three more seasons.
During the regular season, West posted averages of 4.6 points, 3.0 rebounds and 2.2 assists while playing 12.6 minutes and shooting 53.6 percent from the floor. The Warriors finished with the league’s best record for a third straight year.