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On the morning of July 2, DeMarcus Cousins called Bob Myers to let the general manager know that he was very interested in signing with the Warriors.

Before any sort of verbal agreement, Myers and Steve Kerr wanted Cousins to speak with several Warriors players.

Weeks ago, we learned from Marc Spears of The Undefeated that "Stephen Curry’s excitement surprised Cousins and even pushed him towards the Bay Area even more."

[LISTEN: Warriors Outsiders Podcast: DeMarcus Cousins introduced; Thunder acquire Dennis Schroder]

We also learned from Shams Charania that "the Warriors’ recruitment was led by Green."

So what exactly did Draymond say to Cousins?

"Man, Draymond probably had the worst pitch (laughter) -- 'Cuz, I'm pretty sure me and you are gonna fight (laughter)...

"But nah nah -- Draymond, that's my guy," Cousins said to ESPN's Chris Haynes. "I respect him as a player, I respect him as a competitor. I want that guy on my team every day. I think me and Draymond mesh well, I think we have a lot of similarities.

"The same way he's appreciated, hopefully I can receive the same thing."

Good luck, Boogie...

Drew Shiller is the co-host of Warriors Outsiders. Follow him on Twitter @DrewShiller

Michael Beasley found himself a new basketball home on Friday.

The Lakers agreed to terms on a one-year deal with Beasley, league sources told multiple national reporters.

In 74 games with the Knicks last season, Beasley averaged 13.2 points and 5.6 rebounds.

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Beasley -- the No. 2 overall pick in the 2008 draft -- will be playing for his seventh NBA team.

The 29-year old also played for two different teams in China.

Beasley was teammates with LeBron James in Miami during the 2013-14 season.

Drew Shiller is the co-host of Warriors Outsiders. Follow him on Twitter @DrewShiller

Earlier this week, Jonas Jerebko was introduced to Bay Area media members.

He talked about his expectations for next season and his role with the Warriors.

On Friday morning, he was a guest on 95.7 The Game and told Warriors fans they should have a pretty high bar for the "Swedish Larry Bird."

"I've been 10 years in the league and I feel like I'm getting better every year. I feel like I haven't played my best basketball yet," Jerebko declared. "The most minutes I did play was my rookie year."

Jerebko -- the 39th pick in the 2009 draft -- averaged 9.3 points and 6.0 rebounds as a rookie in Detroit.

He missed the entire 2010-11 season because of a torn Achilles tendon, but bounced back in 2011-12 to the tune of 8.7 points and 4.8 rebounds per contest.

The 31-year old played a couple more seasons in Detroit and was then traded to Boston in February 2015.

He re-signed with the Celtics in July 2015 and averaged 15.1 minutes and 15.8 minutes per contest in his two seasons under Brad Stevens.

In Utah last year, Jerebko registered 5.8 points and 3.3 rebounds in 15.3 minutes, and shot over 41 percent from 3-point territory.

"I got a lot more to give and I'm a lot better player than people think I am sometimes," Jerebko said. "I'm ready to show that."

Drew Shiller is the co-host of Warriors Outsiders. Follow him on Twitter @DrewShiller

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