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Craft among trio of Warriors signings

By By The Sports Xchange
Published On: Sep 02 2014 05:19:37 PM CDT
Updated On: Sep 03 2014 11:04:10 AM CDT
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Former Ohio State guard Aaron Craft was among three players signed to contracts by the Golden State Warriors, who also added free agent forwards James Michael McAdoo and Mitchell Watt

Craft, the Big 10 Defensive Player of the Year last season, averaged 8.9 points, 4.7 assists and 2.3 steals in 148 career games for the Buckeyes. He averaged 7.4 points, 2.8 rebounds, 2.4 assists, 2.6 steals and 22.2 minutes off the bench over five games for the Warriors' Summer League team.

McAdoo played the past three seasons for coach Roy Williams at the University of North Carolina, averaging 11.4 points, 5.9 rebounds, 1.0 assists and 1.22 steals in 24.9 minutes over 108 games.

Watt played collegiately at Buffalo and spent the past two seasons playing professionally in Israel, averaging 13.4 points, 6.6 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 1.4 blocks in 34 games last season with Ironi Nes Ziona.