Former Warrior Baron Davis hints at NBA comeback

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Former Warrior Baron Davis hints at NBA comeback
July 9, 2013, 10:45 am
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Baron Davis averaged 16.1 points, 7.2 assists, 3.8 rebounds, 1.8 steals and 34.2 minutes per game over his 13-year career. (USA TODAY IMAGES)

UPDATE (12 p.m. Tuesday) -- The Warriors reportedly agreed to a deal with former Kings point guard Toney Douglas Tuesday morning. Moments later, reports surfaced that they also reached an agreement on a one-year deal with forward/center Jermaine O'Neal.

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The Warriors' 2013-'14 roster is taking shape, but they are still short a backup point guard after free agent Jarrett Jack reportedly agreed to a four-year deal with the Cavaliers on Saturday.

[RELATED: Report: Jarrett Jack agrees to deal with Cleveland]

One seemingly unlikely option made himself known when Baron Davis took to Twitter on Monday:

The 34-year-old Davis didn't play this past year, last suiting up for the Knicks in an injury-plagued 2011-'12 season that saw him suffer a herniated disk and a season-ending torn ACL and MCL.

The two-time All-Star is no stranger to the Bay Area; the California native and former UCLA standout played for the Warriors from early 2005 through the 2007-'08 season, ending the Warriors' 12-year playoff drought with the "We Believe" team.

If he can prove his health, Davis would be an intriguing option for the Warriors. He could be effective in limited minutes behind Stephen Curry and would provide a strong veteran presence in the locker room. Over his 13-year NBA career, Davis averaged 16.1 points, 7.2 assists, 3.8 rebounds, 1.8 steals and 34.2 minutes per game.

Once Jack signs with the Cavaliers, the Warriors' roster will boast only point guards Kent Bazemore, Scott Machado and this year's 30th overall draft pick, Nemanja Nedovic, behind Curry.