2013-14 SEASON: Appeared in 31 games (six starts) for the Golden State Warriors, Philadelphia 76ers and Orlando Magic in his first NBA season, averaged 3.1 points, 4.1 rebounds and 0.7 blocks in 12.6 minutes... CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed as a free agent with the Golden State Warriors on November 18, 2013... Signed a 10-day contract with the Philadelphia 76ers on January 14, 2014... Signed a 10-day contract with the Philadelphia 76ers on January 24, 2014... Waived by the Philadelphia 76ers on February 3, 2014... Signed a 10-day contract with the Orlando Magic on February 25, 2014... Signed a contract for the rest of the season with the Orlando Magic on March 17, 2014. COLLEGE: Appeared in 51 games (49 starts) over two seasons at USC, averaging 7.1 points, 6.4 rebounds and 1.67 blocks per contest... Tallied 85 blocked shots in two seasons, good enough for ninth on USC’s all-time list. PERSONAL: Attended Lancaster (CA) High School...Did not play organized basketball until his senior year of high school due to religious reasons... Played sparingly during his senior season at Lancaster, at which time he was 6’9” and still learning the game...The story of his childhood years and how he didn’t start to play basketball until after his 18th birthday was chronicled in a story, entitled “DeWayne Dedmon’s Leap of Faith,” that appeared in the November 7, 2011, edition of Sports Illustrated...Majored in sociology at USC.