Momentum has been building toward Andre Iguodala leaving Golden State as the front office has expressed concerns over the mounting luxury tax bill, and a report early Friday afternoon indicated that the .
One team that does have a meeting set up with Iguodala, however, are the Warriors' Western Conference rivals, the San Antonio Spurs. In fact, the Spurs will be the first team to meet with Iguodala once free agency begins on July 1. Via ESPN:
The San Antonio Spurs will get the first crack at free agent to-be Andre Iguodala on Saturday morning at midnight ET when the NBA's free-agency period opens, league sources said.
The meeting will take place in Los Angeles, sources say. Teams can begin talking to free agents at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, but no deals can be officially signed until July 7.
The Spurs feel as if they have a legitimate shot at luring the Golden State Warriors' prized sixth man away from the Bay Area, sources say. Iguodala is open to relocating under the right parameters, sources say.
Stealing Iguodala away from the Warriors would be a huge coup for the Spurs, as not only would they make their squad better by adding an ace role player, and one of the most versatile forwards in the league, but the move would make the Warriors, their main rival in the West, worse.