OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- The Golden State Warriors announced Sunday that they traded Andre Iguodala and a protected first-round draft pick to the Memphis Grizzlies in exchange for Julian Washburn.
According to a news release, the Warriors said as part of the trade, a traded player exception will become available to the Warriors.
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Under NBA rules, the Warriors will have one year to utilize the traded player exception, which is created when a player is traded to a team under the salary cap with space to absorb the contract.
Iguodala appeared in 413 regular-season games over six seasons with the Warriors, averaging 7.3 points, 3.9 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 1.08 steals in 26.7 minutes.
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Iguodala helped the Warriors advance to five consecutive NBA Finals and was named Most Valuable Player during the 2015 NBA Finals.
The Warriors say his number 9 jersey will hang in the rafters and their new arena, the Chase Center.
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Golden State Warriors trade Andre Iguodala, first-round draft pick to Memphis Grizzlies
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