Bob Myers, Steve Kerr talk Kelly Oubre's uncertain Warriors future

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Myers, Kerr discuss Oubre's uncertain Warriors future originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea

The Warriors at this point have no clue if Kelly Oubre is going to be rocking a Dubs uniform next season.

The 25-year-old will become an unrestricted free agent this summer.

"I don't know what his market will be, I don't know what our ability will be [to re-sign him]," Warriors president of basketball operations Bob Myers told the media Monday morning. "But he did help us when he moved to the sixth-man role. I thought he handled it well, especially when we played him more at the four.

"He went through a lot this season -- new team, hearing all the noise and then not starting. I thought he handled it well. He could have helped us at the end."

Did Oubre make it clear that he would be willing to return in a bench role?

"We didn't specifically [address that]," Myers said. "But he did make it clear he'd like to be here. He did say that."

After a rough first 19 games, Oubre averaged 17.4 points, 6.2 rebounds, 1.4 assists, 0.9 steals and 0.7 blocks over his final 36 appearances (31 starts), while shooting 47.4 percent overall and 36.3 percent from beyond the arc.

The No. 15 overall pick from the 2015 draft missed Golden State's last 10 regular season games as well as both play-in tournament matchups because of a left wrist injury.

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"It would be great to have Kelly back," Steve Kerr said Monday. "He's really, really talented. Obviously it was tricky at times finding the exact right role. He's a free agent. He's gonna have to decide what he wants.

"I said it before -- Klay [Thompson] is gonna start when he gets back. Would Kelly be interested in coming off the bench? That's a question only he can answer. He'll weigh his options, we'll weigh ours and we'll see where it all goes.

"But really like Kelly [and] really think he's got great potential to be very helpful on our team."

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