Jasikevicius, due to make $4 million this season, settled for less money in exchange for his freedom. The Warriors placed him on waivers, so he'll have to wait a week before becoming a free agent. It is unlikely a team will claim him off waivers in the next week because doing so would put the team on the hook for the entire $4 million.
Jasikevicius never hid his disdain over being a Warrior, which began with his lack of playing time and increased with the Warriors not trading him. [...]
He may draw interest from other teams looking for a backup point guard, specifically teams that play a half-court offense. But Jasikevicius may return to Europe to play. There have been reports from abroad about him signing with FC Barcelona in Spain or Olympiakos in Greece.
Friday, September 21, 2007
Golden State Frees Sarunas
Sarunas Jasikevicius (1994-98) has finally been freed by the Golden State Warriors. Here's the local paper, the San Jose Mercury News, with their take on it (from the story linked above):