SAN ANTONIO (AP) -Spurs guard Brent Barry opted out of his contract and became a free agent on Tuesday.
Barry was part of a February trade with Seattle that sent him, center Francisco Elson and a 2009 first-round draft pick to the SuperSonics in exchange for forward Kurt Thomas. Barry, 36, re-signed with the Spurs in March.
Barry, a career .407 3-point shooter, averaged 7.1 points in 31 games with the Spurs last season and 5.2 points during the playoffs.
Jacque Vaughn, 33, who has backed up point guard Tony Parker, exercised his option, meaning he'll be under contract with the Spurs through next season.
Free agents who were with the Spurs last season include forward Robert Horry, who will turn 38 in August and last week told a Houston television station that he wants to play a 17th season, 35-year-old guard Michael Finley and Thomas, who is also 35.
Advertisement

NBA Top Stories

Thumbnail Heat vs. Hawks Prediction Are the Miami Heat a solid underdog play tonight in Atlanta when they visit the Hawks at 7:30PM ET?
Thumbnail Pistons vs. Hornets Pick Can the Charlotte Hornets keep the Detroit Pistons from winning back-to-back games when the two meet up tonight at...
Thumbnail Cleveland could face short-handed scenario The Cavaliers have won seven straight meetings against the Knicks. But can the defending champs keep the magic going tonight in spite of a slew of bumps and...
Thumbnail Magic vs. Wizards Prediction The Magic are in Washington tonight to take on the Wizards at 7:00PM ET. Are they a solid underdog play?
Thumbnail Bulls vs. Pistons Prediction Will the Chicago Bulls be able to bounce back when they face the Detroit Pistons tonight at 7:30PM ET?
Advertisement

NBA Team Pages