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Marc J. Spears: The Warriors will exercise center Festus Ezeli's contract for the 2015-16 season, a source told Yahoo Sports. Twitter @SpearsNBAYahoo
Guber's email, which was sent from his phone and obtained by Yahoo Sports, came after the NBA announced in a news release earlier Monday that the league's 30 teams will have a record 101 international players from 37 countries and territories on opening-night rosters for the upcoming season. Warriors director of media relations Raymond Ridder forwarded the league's release in an email sent through the franchise, saying, "The following is a great example of the growth of our league. There are 101 international players on NBA opening night rosters, which represents 22% of the league. We have five  international players on our roster (33%), which includes Andrew Bogut, Leandro Barbosa, Festus Ezeli, Ognjen Kuzmic and Nemanja Nedovic. We've come a long way…" Guber responded to the email by writing, "I’m taking rosetta stone to learn Hungarian Serbian Australian swahili and hoodish This year. But it's nice." Yahoo! Sports
Festus Ezeli, confirmed Monday morning to be on the Warriors Summer League roster, was directed back to the sidelines on Monday night. The 6-foot-11 center, who spent the season rehabbing his surgically reconstructed right knee, was diagnosed with inflammation in his right shin and "most likely" will not play when the games begin this weekend in Las Vegas, the Warriors announced. CSNBayArea.com
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