NBA Rumors: Willie Cauley-Stein Headed to Warriors in Free Agency

The Warriors' roster reconstruction looks to be continuing Tuesday with a center going from Sacramento to San Francisco. 

Former Kings big man Willie Cauley-Stein is "coming to the Warriors," The Athletic's Marcus Thompson reported.

Cauley-Stein, 25, averaged 11.9 points and 8.4 rebounds per game in his fourth year as a pro last season. The Kings selected him with the No. 6 overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. 

Less than two weeks ago, Cauley-Stein's agent Roger Montgomery told The Sacramento Bee that his client "needs a fresh start." It's certainly not the contract the two sides hoped for, but the former Kentucky star will get a fresh start in a brand new arena. 

Cauley-Stein joins Kevon Looney and Damian Jones in the Warriors' center rotation. Jordan Bell reportedly agreed to a one-year deal with Minnesota on Monday. 

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While Cauley-Stein hasn't lived up to expectations as a former top pick, he could be a nice fit for the Warriors on both ends of the floor as a rim-running 7-footer.

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