First-Year Forward Becomes Second Two-Way Player for the Organization
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. – The back-to-back NBA Champion Golden State Warriors announced today that forward Marcus Derrickson has been converted to a two-way contract. The first-year forward from Georgetown University becomes the second Warriors two-way player for the 2018-19 season, joining guard Damion Lee.
Derrickson, who originally signed with Golden State as a training camp invite on September 20, has appeared in four preseason games (one start), averaging 5.5 points and 3.5 rebounds in 12.4 minutes.
The 6’7 forward from Bowie, Maryland played for the Warriors in the inaugural California Classic and the 2018 NBA Summer League teams, where he averaged a team-high 13.1 points, 5.0 rebounds on 9-of-22 from behind the arc (40.9 3FG%) in 21.4 minutes. At Georgetown, Derrickson owns career averages of 10.3 points (45.9 FG%, 39.7 3FG% and 85.6 FT%) with 5.6 rebounds and 1.3 assists in three collegiate seasons.
Per NBA rules, teams are permitted to sign two players to two-way contracts in addition to the 15-man regular-season roster. Derrickson and Lee may accrue no more than 45 days of service with Golden State during the NBA regular season, spending the remainder of their respective seasons with the Santa Cruz Warriors.
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