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Golden State Warriors Re-Assign Chris Wright to NBA D-League Affiliate Dakota Wizards

NEW YORK, March 24, 2012 – The Golden State Warriors today re-assigned rookie forward Chris Wright to the Dakota Wizards, the Warriors’ NBA D-League affiliate. The assignment marks the 57th time an NBA player has been assigned to his NBA D-League affiliate during the 2011-12 season and is the second for Wright this season.

Wright returns to the Wizards following a three-game assignment in January, when he averaged 18.6 points, 10.4 rebounds and 31.0 minutes.

Wright, who earned a GATORADE Call-Up to the Warriors from the Maine Red Claws in December 2011, has appeared in 17 games for Golden State this season, averaging 2.1 points, 1.1 rebounds and 4.7 minutes. Prior to his Call-Up, Wright played in four games for the Red Claws, averaging 17.0 points and 10.8 rebounds in 31.3 minutes

Golden State fans can stay in step with Wright, who is expected to join the Wizards today and be available when the team hosts the Erie BayHawks tomorrow, by logging onto to watch all of Dakota’s games live, online, for free.