Report: Warriors working out multiple veteran free agents before training camp

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With the offseason winding down and training camp quickly approaching, the Golden State Warriors are still keeping an eye on different free-agent options to fill their roster. 

According to Anthony Slater and Shams Charania of The Athletic, the Warriors are bringing in four different veterans for a workout before training camp. Golden State is bringing in four notable players with NBA experience, Ben McLemore, Elfrid Payton, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson and Kenneth Faried. 

Via @TheAthletic on Twitter: 

McLemore is coming off a season with the Portland Trailblazers, averaging 10.2 points on 40.1% shooting from the floor and 36.2% shooting from long distance in 20.1 minutes per contest. McLemore had stops in Sacramento, Memphis, Houston and Los Angeles before playing with the Trail Blazers in 2021-22.

Payton spent the 2021-22 season with the Phoenix Suns, averaging three points on 38.3% shooting from the floor with two assists and 1.8 rebounds in 11 minutes per contest. Along with the Suns, Payton has also played for the Orlando Magic, New Orleans Pelicans and New York Knicks. 

Since being selected in the first round of the NBA Draft in 2015, Hollis-Jefferson has made appearances for the Brooklyn Nets, Toronto Raptors and Portland Trail Blazers. In his last NBA appearance in 2020-21, the 26-year-old played 11 games with the Trail Blazers, averaging 2.5 points on 50% shooting from the field with 2.4 rebounds per contest. 

Before playing overseas, Faried last played in the NBA with the Houston Rockets in 2018-19. During his eight-year NBA career, Faried averaged 11.4 points on 54.6% shooting from the floor with 8.1 rebounds. Faried had a stint in the G League in 2021-22 with the Grand Rapids Gold. 

Along with McLemore, Payton, Hollis-Jefferson and Faried, the Warriors are also working out players Miye Oni, Ty-Shon Alexander, Wesley Saunders and Icelandic product Jon Axel Gudmundsson, per Charania and Slater. The Athletic also reported that veterans Shabazz Muhammad, Solomon Hill, Tyler Cook and Kelan Martin have also had workouts with Golden State. 

The Warriors are set to open training camp on Sep. 24 in the Bay Area. The Warriors will then play a five-game preseason slate before ring night in San Francisco to start the season on Oct. 18 against the Los Angeles Lakers.

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