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Warriors sign nephew of Scottie Pippen

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On Monday, the Warriors announced they had signed the nephew of Scottie Pippen, Kavion Pippen. In a corresponding move, the team announced that it had waived small forward Devyn Marble, who played eight minutes in the team’s 123-101 preseason-opening loss to the Los Angeles Lakers. It is likely a training camp deal. The following comes from the Warriors:

The Golden State Warriors have signed free agent center Kavion Pippen to a contract, it was announced today. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not released.

Pippen, 22, who went undrafted in the 2019 NBA Draft, averaged 12.4 points, 5.8 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 1.66 blocks in 65 games (63 starts) over two seasons at Southern Illinois University. The 6’10” center was named to the All-MVC Third Team and MVC All-Defensive Team during his senior season. The Hamburg, Ark., native attended Three Rivers Community College prior to enrolling at SIU.

Devyn Marble, who was originally signed by Golden State on September 30, played eight minutes in the Warriors’ 123-101 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday night.

 

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