Looney, 25, is 6-foot-9 and just completed his sixth season, compiling averages of 4.1 points and 5.3 rebounds. He appeared in 61 games and as Wojnarowski noted, is a career 56.6 percent shooter.
“They’re not exactly similar players,” Kerr said this past season. “But in terms of guys who were role players, who played very important roles on championship teams — I thought that was a decent comparison.”
“You can learn those small things and the fundamentals from those great guys, and just add it to the basis of your game,” Looney said. “Everybody pays attention to the points they score, but they don’t watch the screens and the rebounds. It’s all about the small things.”