Warriors Sign 2012 Second Round Pick Ognjen Kuzmic to Contract
Warriors Sign 2012 Second Round Pick Ognjen Kuzmic to Contract
23-Year-Old Center Has Played Professionally In Europe For Last Six Years;
Joe Alexander Also Added To Training Camp Roster

The Golden State Warriors have signed center Ognjen Kuzmic (oge-NEN KOOZ-mitch) to a contract, the team announced today. The team has also added free agent forward Joe Alexander to the Training Camp roster. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not released.

Kuzmic, 23, was selected by the Warriors with the 52nd overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft and remained overseas last season to play with FIATC Joventut in Spain, where he averaged 6.9 points and 5.5 rebounds per contest. A 7’0” center from Bosnia & Herzegovina, Kuzmic has played professionally in Europe for six seasons, with stops in Spain, Bosnia and Finland.

Alexander, 26, most recently played in Russia with Krasnie Krilya in 2011-12, averaging 8.7 points and 3.8 rebounds in six Russian League games and 8.4 points and 4.0 rebounds in nine VTB United League contests. Prior to playing overseas, Alexander played two seasons in the NBA Development League, including the 2010-11 season when he earned First Team All-NBA D-League honors with the Texas Legends. Originally drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks in the first round (eighth overall) of the 2008 NBA Draft, Alexander holds NBA career averages of 4.2 points and 1.8 rebounds in 67 games over three seasons with the Milwaukee Bucks, Chicago Bulls and New Orleans Hornets.

The Warriors now have 18 players under contract. Below is the Warriors 2013 Training Camp roster:

NO PLAYER POS HT. WT. BORN PRIOR TO NBA / FROM YEARS
25 Joe Alexander F 6-8 230 12/26/86 West Virginia / Taiwan 3
40 Harrison Barnes F 6-8 210 5/30/92 North Carolina / USA 1
20 Kent Bazemore G 6-5 201 7/1/89 Old Dominion / USA 1
12 Andrew Bogut C 7-0 260 11/28/84 Utah / Australia 8
3 Seth Curry G 6-2 185 8/23/90 Duke / USA R
30 Stephen Curry G 6-3 185 3/14/88 Davidson / USA 4
21 Dewayne Dedmon C 7-0 255 8/12/89 USC / USA R
0 Toney Douglas G 6-2 185 3/16/86 Florida State / USA 4
31 Festus Ezeli C 6-11 255 10/21/89 Vanderbilt / Nigeria 1
23 Draymond Green F 6-7 230 3/4/90 Michigan State / USA 1
9 Andre Iguodala G/F 6-6 207 1/28/84 Arizona / USA 9
6 Cameron Jones G 6-4 195 5/4/89 Northern Arizona / USA R
1 Ognjen Kuzmic C 7-0 251 5/16/90 FIATC Joventut / Bosnia & Herzegovina R
10 David Lee F/C 6-9 240 4/29/83 Florida / USA 8
8 Nemanja Nedovic G 6-3 192 6/16/91 Lietuvos rytas / Serbia R
7 Jermaine O'Neal C 6-11 255 10/13/78 Eau Claire HS (SC) / USA 17
5 Marreese Speights F/C 6-10 255 8/4/87 Florida / USA 5
11 Klay Thompson G 6-7 205 2/8/90 Washington State / USA 2



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