Wednesday , Aug , 11 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

Golden State re-signs veteran Cheaney

=== Golden State re-signs veteran Cheaney ===

Oakland, CA (Sports Network) – The Golden State Warriors Wednesday re-signed
free agent guard/forward Calbert Cheaney. As per club policy, terms of the
deal were undisclosed.

Cheaney, 33, appeared in 79 games last season with the Warriors, averaging 7.6
points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 26.2 minutes of action. In seven
starts last season, Cheaney netted 15.4 points to go along with 4.7 rebounds
per contest.

“We are very happy that Calbert has decided to remain a member of our team,”
said president of basketball operations Chris Mullin. “We’ve made a concerted
effort to surround our young core of players with solid, team-oriented
veterans who can help in their development, provide leadership and help us on
the court, too. Calbert fits that description perfectly and is a true
professional in every sense of the word.”

Entering his 12th NBA season, Cheaney was originally drafted by Washington
back in the 1993 NBA Draft. In 728 career games, the Indiana product owns
career averages of 10.3 points with 3.3 rebounds with the Wizards, Boston,
Denver, Utah and Golden State. He joined the Warriors as a free agent on
August 27, 2003.

GSW