OAKLAND, Calif. — Former guard and team captain, Joe Rahon will remain in the Bay Area, this time to compete for the National Basketball Association (NBA) champions Golden State Warriors summer league team, the organization announced today.
Rahon, who led Saint Mary's with 5.6 assists per game and was sixth in the nation in assist-to-turnover ratio (3.31), will join the 18-man roster coached by Assistant and Player Development Coach, Chris DeMarco.
The Warriors will send the summer league squad to Las Vegas and take part in the 10-day competition from July 7-17.
Rahon previously participated in pre-draft workouts with the Sacramento Kings and Los Angeles Lakers before joining the Warriors organization.
Golden State's Summer League roster is highlighted by current Warriors players Damian Jones, Kevon Looney and Patrick McCaw, who helped the club capture its second NBA championship in three years and fifth in franchise history in 2016-17.
The Warriors' Summer League entry will also feature Jordan Bell, the 38th selection in last week's NBA Draft, who was named the Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year last season as a junior at Oregon. Golden State's squad also includes Jabari Brown, Elgin Cook and Alex Hamilton, who were all members of the Santa Cruz Warriors, Golden State's NBA G League club, in 2016-17.
Teams will play three preliminary games between July 7-11 before being seeded in a tournament that begins on July 12 and concludes with the Championship Game on Monday, July 17. Each team will play a minimum of five games in Las Vegas.
Below is the Warriors' 2017 NBA Summer League schedule and broadcast information for their three preliminary games in Las Vegas:
Saturday, July 8 vs Philadelphia 76ers -- 7:30 p.m. PDT (ESPN 2)
Monday, July 10 vs Cleveland Cavaliers -- 5:30 p.m. PDT (On NBC Sports Bay Area)
Tuesday, July 11 vs Minnesota Timberwolves -- 5:30 p.m. PDT (ESPN 2)
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