September 11, 2003
Zimmerman, 22, whom the Warriors selected with the 40th overall pick in this past June's NBA Draft, averaged 6.9 points, 3.3 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 1.61 steals in 127 games during a four-year career at Mississippi State. The 6-1 point guard established a school record with 514 career assists, while also posting a school-best in games played. Playing on the Warriors' summer league team in Los Angeles in early July, Zimmerman averaged 5.1 points, 3.0 rebounds, 4.7 assists and 1.14 steals in 36.1 minutes over seven games. He also led the team with six blocked shots.