Shortly before the news broke, ESPN.com's Chris Haynes reported Golden State offered Iguodala a three-year deal worth $45 million. Wojnarowski reported the Warriors eventually upped their offer to $48 million over three years to secure the deal.
Iguodala originally signed with the Warriors prior to the 2013-14 season, starting 63 games for a team that went 51-31 and was on the cusp of greatness.
The Warriors moved Iguodala to a role off the bench in his second season with the team. He was fantastic in the NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers, averaging 16.3 points, 5.8 rebounds and 4.0 assists while shooting 52.1 percent in six games to be named series MVP.
Mitchell Breaks MJ’s Rookie Playoff Record
Collin Sexton Could Be Next Eric Bledsoe
Andre Ingram Put on a Show in His NBA Debut
Turner's Showcase Giving Overlooked Ballers a Chance
Raptors Have Dominated Since 'God's Plan'
Jimmy Was Clowning While He Was Hurt
Simmons Averaging a Triple Double Over Win Streak
Mo Bamba Could Be the Next Rudy Gobert
Jason Kidd, Steve Nash Headline Basketball HoF Class
Mikal Bridges Could Be NBA's Next Otto Porter Jr.
Today in History: MJ Scores Career-High 69 Pts
Could LiAngelo Join Lonzo on the Lakers?
Dwight Joins Love & Kareem with Historic 30/30 Night
Westbrook's Road to 100 Triple-Doubles
The NBA Is a Mess in the Best Way Possible
The NBA Still Has a Massive Tanking Problem
Rodman Is Living His Best Life in New Jersey Suburbs
Has the Brow Forced His Way into MVP Convo?
Sunday's ASG Was a Start, but It Still Needs Fixing
Hawks Fans Keep Getting Burned by Hot Sauce
It seemed likely Iguodala was going to re-sign with the Warriors this summer if the team could make his salary work along with Kevin Durant's extension, per Tim Kawakami of the Mercury News: "If [Iguodala] and [Bob] Myers can nail down the salary numbers and length, and if Durant's deal means the Warriors can maintain Iguodala's Bird Rights, then this is basically a done deal. In fact, an NBA source indicated recently that the only real open question now is the number of years."
Iguodala's departure after four years—considering how much success the sides had together—wouldn't have made sense for either side, especially for a player who is 33 years old and carving out an excellent niche with the best team in the NBA.
Iguodala has proved to be a valuable sixth man. He racked up 6.9 win shares last season, per Basketball Reference, as a reserve.
While Iguodala's offensive game isn't what it used to be when he was with the Philadelphia 76ers, his defense and shooting prowess will make him a success for the foreseeable future.