Wednesday, August 11, 2004
Updated: August 12, 4:56 PM ET
11-year veteran started 7 games last season
OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Golden State Warriors re-signed free agent swingman Calbert Cheaney on Wednesday.
Cheaney averaged 7.6 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.7 assists last
season, playing 26.2 minutes per game. The 33-year-old Cheaney, an
11-year NBA veteran, started seven games for the injury-plagued
Warriors, who missed the playoffs for the 10th straight season.
"We are very happy that Calbert has decided to remain a member
of our team," said Chris Mullin, the Warriors' executive vice
president of basketball operations. "We've made a concerted effort
to surround our young core of players with solid, team-oriented
veterans who can help in their development, provide leadership and
help us on the court, too. Calbert fits that description
Cheaney was drafted by the Washington Wizards with the sixth
overall pick in 1993. He has played for Washington, Boston, Denver,
Utah and Golden State. He joined the Warriors as a free agent on Aug. 27 last year.