Warriors, Rush agree on two-year deal

July 31, 2012, 5:01 pm
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The Warriors made it official on Tuesday, re-signingrestricted free agent Brandon Rush.According to Rushs agent, Mark Bartelstein, his clientsigned for two years and 8 million. The second year is a player option forRush.The signing caps a busy two days for the Warriors and likelyputs the finishing touches on the offseason. Golden States roster currentlysits at 15 players, the league maximum.The Warriors signed free agent power forward Carl Landry onMonday.The Warriors had made clear early in the offseason thatre-signing Rush, who averaged 9.8 points and 3.9 rebounds per game, was apriority. Rush shot 45.2 percent from 3-point range in 2011-12, sixth in theleague.As a restricted free agent, Rush had the right to sign anoffer sheet from another team and then wait for the Warriors to match the offeror not. But Rush had failed to get a qualifying offer, and so wound up comingto terms on a contract with Golden State.