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Golden State Warriors Assign Kent Bazemore to NBA D-League Affiliate Santa Cruz Warriors

The all-time leader in steals in CAA history heads to the South Bay to join the Warriors' brand-new affiliate.

NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2012 – The Golden State Warriors have assigned rookie guard Kent Bazemore to the Santa Cruz Warriors, Golden State’s NBA Development League affiliate. The assignment marked the first of Bazemore’s career and the 27th of the 2012-13 NBA and NBA D-League seasons. With the assignment, Bazemore became the first player ever to be assigned from Golden State to Santa Cruz.

Bazemore (6-5, 201, Old Dominion) has appeared in six games for Golden State this season, recording two rebounds, two steals, two blocks and one assist in 10 minutes. Undrafted following a four-year career at Old Dominion, Bazemore is a two-time CAA Defensive Player of the Year (2011, 2012). In 140 NCAA games, he averaged 10.1 points, 4.6 rebounds, 2.7 assists, 1.8 steals and 26.3 minutes and became the CAA’s all-time steals leader (250).

Bazemore is expected to join Santa Cruz today and be available tonight when the team visits the Reno Bighorns.

Golden State fans can follow Bazemore in Santa Cruz by logging onto NBADLeague.com to watch all of the team’s games live, online, for free.