Looney appeared in 20 games for the Warriors during the 2019-20 season. He saw 13.1 minutes per game and averaged 3.4 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.0 assists. The 6-foot-9 center shot 36.7 percent from the field and 75.0 percent from the charity stripe. Looney set single-game season highs of 11 points, nine rebounds, three assists, two steals and two blocks. His best performance of the season occurred Feb. 29 during a game against the Suns. In 15 minutes, Looney posted 10 points (4-5 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 2-2 FT), six rebounds and three assists. That was one of his two performances with at least 10 points. Looney also grabbed at least six rebounds on three occasions and dished out at least three assists in a trio of games. The fifth-year pro recorded at least one steal in nine games and at least one block in five games. The UCLA product also continued his streak of hitting at least one three in each of his NBA seasons. Looney did not participate in the Warriors' final regular-season game Mar. 10 against the Clippers -- the campaign being cut short due to the coronavirus pandemic. Golden State was not one of the 22 teams invited to Orlando to resume the season in a bubble.2018
Looney provided his best statistical season for the Golden State Warriors in 2018-19, his fourth year in the Association. Looney appeared in 80 games for the defending champions, starting 24 of those contests. He played 18.5 minutes per game, posting averages of 6.3 points, 5.2 rebounds and 1.5 assists. The 6-foot-9 center ranked fifth on the team in rebounds per game. Looney canned a career-high 62.5-percent of his shots from the floor. He would have placed in the top five in the league in field-goal percentage had he qualified. Looney held down the center position on the defensive end, swatting two shots in 17 different games during the regular season. Looney scored a season-high 19 points in Game 2 of the first round of the NBA Playoffs against the Clippers. He notched a double-double in Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals against Portland with 14 rebounds and 12 points. He also dished out four assists in Game 6 of the NBA Finals. Looney's Warriors fell to Toronto in the Finals.2017
In 2016-17, Looney proved to be an important bench piece for a Golden State team that went on to win the NBA Championship. Playing the most minutes of his career (13.8 per game), Looney saw action in a career-high 66 regular season games for the Warriors. He also played in all 21 of Golden State's playoff contests. Looney finished the season shooting 58.0 percent from the field. He scored in double figures on five separate occasions. On March 27, he posted an 11-rebound game against Indiana. The former UCLA star also displayed an ability to disrupt games defensively. Looney logged three contests in which he finished with at least three steals. He also tallied seven games with at least three blocks. Looney finished with a career-high six rejections in a win over Phoenix on March 17.2016
After playing in only five NBA games during his rookie campaign, Looney got into 53 contests with the Warriors in his sophomore season. He played 8.4 minutes per game, doubling his average from the previous campaign. Looney posted per-game averages of 2.5 points, 2.3 rebounds and 0.3 blocked shots in his limited time on the court. While those numbers are modest, they equate to per-36-minute averages of 10.9 points, 10.0 boards and 1.4 blocks. Looney scored a career-high 11 points against the Lakers on Nov. 4, making all five of his field-goal attempts and adding five rebounds. He hit double-digits again with 10 points in a win over Chicago on Feb. 8. On Nov. 21, he notched season highs with seven rebounds and two blocked shots in a win over Indiana. Looney also spent time with the Santa Cruz Warriors of the D-League during the campaign. In four games with Santa Cruz, he averaged 19.6 minutes per contest. Looney posted per-game averages of 12.8 points and 11.3 rebounds in D-League action.2015
Looney was drafted by the Golden State Warriors with the 30th pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. He played in six games in the Las Vegas Summer League, averaging 9.3 points and 7.2 rebounds per contest. However, Looney underwent surgery on his right hip prior to the start of the regular season and was not able to play again until January. When he returned to action, Looney played for Santa Cruz in the D-League. The big man had multiple stints with Santa Cruz during the season, playing in 12 total games and averaging 19.1 minutes per contest. With Santa Cruz, Looney posted per-game averages of 9.8 points, 7.4 rebounds and 0.9 blocked shots. The UCLA product did get into five NBA games with Golden State during the campaign. In those contests, he played a total of 21 minutes. During his brief time on the court, Looney scored nine points and pulled down 10 boards. He converted 4-of-7 field-goal attempts, including 1-of-2 tries from beyond the arc.
June 25, 2015Drafted by the Golden State Warriors in the 1st round (30th pick) of the 2015 NBA Draft.
July 8, 2015Signed a rookie two-year contract with the Golden State Warriors.
July 10, 2018Signed a one-year contract with the Golden State Warriors.
July 11, 2019Signed a three-year contract with the Golden State Warriors.