The Warriors aren't about to let Jordan Bell go just yet.
The Athletic's Shams Charania reported Friday, citing league sources, that the Warriors have extended a qualifying offer to Bell, making him a restricted free agent.
The Golden State Warriors have extended a qualifying offer to forward Jordan Bell, making him a restricted free agent, league sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) June 29, 2019
The qualifying offer for Bell is worth just over $1.8 million.
$1.8 million dollars for Jordan Bell. Warriors showing faith despite a trying year. https://t.co/Cit5xKtoBs— Logan Murdock (@loganmmurdock) June 29, 2019
After showing signs that he was a keeper during his rookie season, Bell took a step back this past season. In 68 games, he averaged 3.3 points and 2.7 rebounds.
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But with the roster depleted, the Warriors will look to keep Bell and hope that he can absorb additional minutes next season.