Warriors decline Looney option; exercise Jones

Warriors forward Kevon Looney will become an unrestricted free agent at the end of the season.

The Golden State Warriors will not pick up the fourth-year team option on forward Kevon Looney’s contract, but will exercise the third-year option on center Damian Jones, according to a report from ESPN.

Looney is 6-foot-9 and was drafted by the Warriors with the No. 30 overall pick in 2015. He averaged 2.5 points and 2.3 rebounds in 53 games last season.

Jones is a 7-footer who is entering his second season after being drafted by the Warriors with the 30th overall pick in 2016. He appeared in 10 games last season, scoring 19 points and committing 15 fouls.

Looney will now become an unrestricted free agent at season’s end.