Shaun Livingston is one of the most important bench pieces the Warriors have and it was vital that they sign him during free agency. His play was crucial to the Warriors success all season long.
It was reported not too long ago that the Warriors intended on keeping Livingston. And when free agency started the Warriors were quick to sign him to a three-year deal. He is obviously not going to overtake Steph for the starting point guard role, but he fills the backup role nicely.
Golden State, Shaun Livingston reach agreement on 3-years, $24 million, league sources tell ESPN.
— Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes) July 1, 2017
Livingston’s deal is partially guaranteed, per ESPN’s Zach Lowe. The first two years are guaranteed at $8 million a year while only $2 million is guaranteed for the third year.
Third year of Shaun Livingston's deal is partially guaranteed, source says. Deal structure appears to be: $8M, $8M, $2M guaranteed
— Zach Lowe (@ZachLowe_NBA) July 1, 2017