The Golden State Warriors’ new center Willie Cauley-Stein posted a selfie to his Instagram Stories on Monday and, from the looks of it, he seems really excited to be a part of Dub Nation.
“Dub Nation over on this side!” he wrote in blue letters over his selfie.
“It’s really real!” he wrote in larger, yellow letters.
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In the photo, Cauley-Stein is wearing a t-shirt with one of the new Warriors’ logos on it. He’s covering his mouth and his eyes are big, as if he’s shocked and excited that he’s joining one of the most successful sports franchises in the world.
Cauley-Stein reportedly agreed to sign with the Warriors last week, part of a substantial overhaul of the Dubs’ roster.
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DeMarcus Cousins and Damian Jones, who played center for the Warriors last year, both are on new teams now. Cousins signed with the Los Angeles Lakers and Jones was traded to the Atlanta Hawks.
Prior to agreeing to join the Warriors, Cauley-Stein played his first four seasons in the NBA with the Sacramento Kings. He played and started in all but one game for the Kings last season, averaging 11.9 points, 8.4 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game.