Free agent forward Chriss agrees to contract with Warriors

Big man Marquese Chriss appeared in 27 games with the Cavaliers last season.

Free agent forward Marquese Chriss has reached agreement on a one-year contract with the Golden State Warriors, according to Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports.

Chris, 22, is 6-foot-10 and spent the final 27 games of last season with the Cleveland Cavaliers after starting with the Houston Rockets. The former eighth overall pick (2016) averaged 5.7 points and 4.2 rebounds with the Cavs.

He became an unrestricted free agent after the season.

Along with Chriss, the Warriors have added Willie Cauley-Stein, Omari Spellman and rookie Eric Paschell to the frontcourt since the end of last season.