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Report: Juwan Staten Signs One Year Deal With Golden State Warriors

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The former Mountaineer guard will be attending camp with the defending NBA champions.

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Former West Virginia point guard Juwan Staten has signed a one year deal with the 2015 NBA champion Golden State Warriors, according to Yahoo! Sports.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Former West Virginia point guard Juwan Staten has agreed to sign a one-year contract with the Warriors, agent Colin Bryant told Yahoo Sports</p>&mdash; Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) <a href="https://twitter.com/SpearsNBAYahoo/status/641996638123245569">September 10, 2015</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Thank God for new opportunities! <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Blessed?src=hash">#Blessed</a></p>&mdash; Juwan Staten (@JuwanStaten3) <a href="https://twitter.com/JuwanStaten3/status/641999434524573696">September 10, 2015</a></blockquote>
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Staten was undrafted but played in the Las Vegas Summer League with the Sacramento Kings.

During his three year career in Morgantown, Staten eclipsed 1,200 points and 400 assists while improving into one of the best point guards in college basketball.

Staten's ability to get to the rim is certainly an NBA skill, but his lack of a consistent outside shot led to him going undrafted. It's going to be an uphill climb to make the roster, but this will still be good experience for him to practice with the best basketball team in the world.

Golden State currently has 13 players with guaranteed salaries and are allowed to carry 15 to begin the season. Staten will be battling for one of those final two spots.