Warriors sign Brandan Wright
Oakland, CA (Sports Network) – The Golden State Warriors have signed Brandan
Wright, the eighth overall selection in the 2007 NBA Draft, to a contract on
Terms of the deal were not released.
The 19-year-old Wright was originally selected by the Charlotte Bobcats with
the eighth pick, then was acquired by Golden State in exchange for Jason
Richardson and the draft rights to the 36th overall pick (Jermareo Davidson).
Wright, a 6-10 forward, played one season at the University of North Carolina,
where he averaged 14.7 points, 6.2 rebounds, 1.0 assist and 1.76 blocks per
game. He led the Atlantic Coast Conference in field goal percentage (64.6
percent), and was the ACC Rookie of the Year.