Steve Blake‘s time with the Golden State Warriors was short-lived.
According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, Blake signed a two-year deal worth $4 million with the Portland Trail Blazers on Thursday.
He was an unrestricted free agent after spending the latter half of the 2013-2014 season with the Warriors. Blake was traded to Golden State before the trade deadline from the Lakers in exchange for Kent Bazemore and MarShon Brooks.
Needing a veteran backup point guard to give Stephen Curry some rest, Blake seemed like a perfect fit for the job. He averaged 4.4 points and 3.6 assists in 28 games with the Warriors, but fell out of favor with head coach Mark Jackson during the playoffs. He did not see any playing time in Games 1 or 2, and instead watched as Jordan Crawford took most of the minutes at backup guard. Blake averaged just 1.8 points and a lithe under eight minutes per game during the six-game series against the Clippers.
With the Warriors signing Shaun Livingston to a three-year deal last week, they essentially bid Blake goodbye. The 11-year veteran is going back to Portland for the third separate time in his career.
Golden State is also looking to sign-and-trade Crawford, who is an unrestricted free agent as well.