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The Santa Cruz Warriors announced July 8 that the 2024 NBA G League Fall Invitational will be held at Kaiser Permanente Arena in September.

The invitational will feature a pair of exhibition games between NBA G League United and Mega MIS on Sept. 4 and 6 with tip-off slated at 7pm for both games. 

NBA G League United is composed of top NBA G League prospects, while Mega MIS is a premiere international program from Belgrade, Serbia.  

Mega MIS competes in the AdmiralBet ABA League and the Basketball League of Serbia, commonly abbreviated KLS, which are two top tier leagues in Eastern Europe.

The Serbian club has a proven track record of developing elite young talent that have recorded impressive NBA careers, including three-time NBA Most Valuable Player and 2023 NBA Champion Nikola Jokić of the Denver Nuggets. 

Others include Ivica Zubac of the Los Angeles Clippers and current free agent Boban Marjanović.

In 2022, the NBA G League Ignite played against the French professional club Metropolitans 92, which featured San Antonio Spurs young star Victor Wembanyama—the 2023-24 NBA’s Rookie of the Year.

Current Santa Cruz Warriors season ticket members will have access to a presale starting July 8 at 11am. Fans who sign up online for Warriors Insider will have presale access July 11 at 9am before tickets go on sale to the public at 11am.

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Golden State signs Reece Beekman

The Golden State Warriors on July 3 announced it signed Reece Beekman to a two-way contract.

The 6-foot, 1-inch, 22-year-old guard played four seasons at the University of Virginia, tallying averages of 9.5 points, 5.0 assists, 3.4 rebounds and 1.8 steals in 32.7 minutes over 126 games (121 starts). 

As a senior, Beekman earned All-ACC honors for a second straight season after he posted career highs of 14.3 points and 6.2 assists in 2023-24. He also finished as Virginia’s all-time leader in steals with 228, and was named ACC Defensive Player of the Year in both 2022-23 and ‘23-24. Beekman became the third player ever to win the award in back-to-back seasons. 

A three-time ACC All-Defensive Team selection (2021-22, ‘22-23, ‘23-24), he was named a semifinalist for the Naismith Defensive Player of the Year Award in 2023-24. 

Per NBA rules as of the 2023-24 season, teams are permitted to have three players on two-way contracts at any given time throughout the season in addition to the 15-man regular season roster. 

There are no limits on practices, workouts, or other activities with the NBA team. Players with just three years or less of NBA service are allowed to sign two-way contracts, which can be for either one or two seasons.

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