The Warriors reached agreement with free agent Shaun Livingston on Tuesday, filling a need with a backup point guard on a deal reportedly worth $16 million over three years.

Livingston, 28, averaged 8.3 points, 3.2 rebounds and 3.2 assists in 76, including 54 starts games for Brooklyn last season.

"We intend to enter into a player contract with Shaun Livingston once the moratorium period ends," Warriors general manager Bob Myers said.

USA Today reported the Warriors will use their full midlevel exception and partially guarantee the third season for the 6-foot-7 Livingston, who cannot officially sign until the league's moratorium ends on the evening of July 9.

Livingston was the fourth overall pick in the 2004 draft by the Los Angeles Clippers. He suffered a serious left knee injury in 2007 and missed the following season.

"Long time coming," Livingston told TNT's David Aldridge of the multiyear agreement after playing for eight NBA teams in nine seasons.

The Warriors struggled to get help for Stephen Curry and replace Jarrett Jack at point guard this past season, trading Toney Douglas for Jordan Crawford and later acquiring Steve Blake. Crawford was not extended a qualifying offer, making him an unrestricted free agent.

  • Luke Walton finalized an agreement with the Warriors to become an assistant coach, the former NBA player told ESPNLA.com.


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    Walton, 34, won two NBA championships with the Los Angeles Lakers in his 10-year playing career. He spent this past season as a player development coach for the NBA Development League's Los Angeles D-Fenders and during the 2011 NBA lockout served as an assistant coach at the University of Memphis.

  • San Antonio Spurs guard Patty Mills is expected to undergo rotator cuff surgery in his right shoulder and be sidelined for up to seven months, the Canberra (Australia) Times reported.

  • Center Marcin Gortat agreed to a $60 million, five-year contract to remain with the Washington Wizards, according to a person familiar with the deal.

  • A person familiar with the situation says the Detroit Pistons have agreed to a $19.5 million, three-year deal with shooting guard Jodie Meeks, who played last season for the Los Angeles Lakers.

    Pro football

    Buffalo Bills linebacker Kiko Alonso suffered what the team said it fears is a serious knee injury while working out in Oregon. The team did not provide many details except to say the early prognosis is the injury "may be significant." ESPN reported that Alonzo is likely to miss the 2014 season with a torn ACL.

    Alonso, a former Los Gatos High star, was drafted by Buffalo in the second round last year out of Oregon.

  • The Dallas Cowboys are placing linebacker Sean Lee on season-ending injured reserve with a torn knee ligament. Lee tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee in the first offseason practice.

    The Associated Press contributed to this report.