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Warriors summer league team comes together, gets commitment from Orlando Johnson

Orlando Johnson will play for the Warriors’ NBA Summer League team in Las Vegas, the free agent guard’s brother, Jamell Damon, confirmed Friday.

Johnson, 25, played in his second season for Indiana being waived in February and playing for Sacramento on two 10-day contracts. The Seaside native has averaged 3.2 points and 1.7 rebounds in his career.

Among the undrafted rookies who will play for the Warriors are Ohio State guard Aaron Craft and Oakland guard Travis Bader, who both will both will first play for Philadelphia’s NBA Summer League team in Orlando.

Craft, a two-time Big Ten defensive player of the year, will join the Warriors’ and 76ers’ teams, according to agent, Lance Young. Bader is the NCAA’s all-time leader in 3-pointers and took part in a Warriors pre-draft workout last week.

“Looking forward to playing summer league with the @Sixers & @warriors time to take advantage of great opportunities #determined4greatness,” Bader tweeted.

Bradley guard Walt Lemon Jr. and Saint Louis forward Rob Loe will play for the Warriors, their respective agents tweeted. So will Delaware guard Davon Usher, who posted the news on Instagram.

Santa Cruz Warriors guard Kiwi Gardner, an Oakland native, is also expected to join the team.

Former Iowa State guard Tyrus McGee, who played in Spain this past season, is also joining the team, according to the Ames Tribune.

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