Kelenna Azubuike Signs with Golden State Warriors
FORT WORTH, Texas, January 2, 2007 - The Golden State Warriors have signed Fort Worth Flyers guard Kelenna Azubuike to a contract, making him the first GATORADE Call-Up of the
2006-07 NBA Development League season and the 69th overall since the league began play in November 2001.
Azubuike leads the D-League in scoring at 26.0 points and minutes played with 41.9 per game. In 12 games (12 starts), he is shooting .514 (113-220) from the floor and .485 (32-66) from behind the
three-point line, third in the league. He also averages 5.0 rebounds and 3.2 assists. Azubuike has scored 25 points or more in eight games, 30 or more three times, including a 35-point outing against Los Angeles on Dec. 2.
A second-year professional from the University of Kentucky, Azubuike has been in vet camps with both Cleveland (2005) and Houston (2006) since going undrafted in the 2005 NBA Draft. He played in 41 games for Fort Worth last season, averaging 25.6 minutes, 12.6 points, 4.0 rebounds and 1.5 assists on the way to an honorable mention All-D-League selection.
Azubuike is expected to join the Warriors for their game tonight in Oklahoma City. He will wear jersey #7.
Fort Worth Flyers flex book and group ticket packages are currently available. For ticket information, log on to fwflyers.com or call (817) 698-8333.
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