Golden State signs Stephen Curry’s brother-in-law Damion Lee

Source Chelsea Lane leaving Warriors for a new team

According to Chris Haynes of ESPN.com, guard Damion Lee agreed to a two-way contract with the two-time defending National Basketball Association champions.

The signing is notable for more than basketball reasons, as Haynes noted Lee is the future brother-in-law of two-time MVP Stephen Curry. Lee did not seem to help Atlanta's tanking process that much, as he capitalized on his brief time in the big league, averaging 10.7 points and 4.7 rebounds per game. After spending much of previous year playing for the Santa Cruz Warriors, Lee realized his dreams of playing in the National Basketball Association when he appeared in 15 games, including 11 starts, for the Atlanta Hawks.

Lee, whose only National Basketball Association experience came in 15 games with the Hawks last season, appeared to get engaged to Sydel Curry last November, with the two sharing the news on their Instagram accounts the same day. He played collegiately at Drexel and Louisville.

Golden State agreed to a deal with free-agent guard Damion Lee, the fiancé of Curry's younger sister, Sydel. They swept the Cavaliers in the NBA Finals to win their third championship in four seasons.

The Warriors finished last season with a 58-24 record.

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