Warriors decline to match Cavs' offer for McCaw
The Golden State Warriors have declined to match the Cleveland Cavaliers' offer sheet for Patrick McCaw, as Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN confirmed.
The Warriors had until 11:59 p.m. EST Sunday night to match the Cavs' offer, reportedly for two years and $6 million.
McCaw, 23, has been sitting out the season as a restricted free agent. He turned down a two-year offer from the Warriors, believed to be worth just more than $5 million, in early October.
The 6-foot-7 McCaw now joins a group of Cavs swingmen that includes Jordan Clarkson, Rodney Hood, Cedi Osman, David Nwaba and Alec Burks.
McCaw is in his third season and averaged 4.0 points in each of his first two seasons. The Warriors won the championships each time.
It has not yet been determined how long it will be before McCaw can return to game action after sitting out the season's first three months.
The Cavs (8-29) host the Miami Heat on Wednesday.
Anthony Slater of The Athletic first reported that the Warriors were unlikely to match the Cavs' offer.