Dec 01, 2013 8:09 PM EST
Malcolm Thomas will be called up to the San Antonio Spurs.
Thomas has played with the NBA D-League's Los Angeles D-Fenders this season and was off to a strong start.
Thomas was pulled from the D-Fenders' game on Sunday.
Thomas spent parts of last season with the Chicago Bulls and Golden State Warriors.
Nov 25, 2013 5:02 PM EST
Ryan Kelly and Elias Harris have been re-assigned by the Los Angeles Lakers to the NBA D-League's D-Fenders.
Kelly and Harris have spent time with both the Lakers and their D-League affiliate this season.
Nov 21, 2013 11:49 PM EST
The Los Angeles Lakers have recalled Ryan Kelly and Elias Harris from the NBA D-League.
Kelly and Harris were assigned to the Lakers' affiliate, the D-Fenders.
Both forwards will be available for the Lakers' game against the Golden State Warriors on Friday.
Nov 14, 2013 3:58 PM EST
The Los Angeles Lakers have assigned Ryan Kelly and Elias Harris to the Los Angeles D-Fenders.
Both Kelly and Harris were second round picks in the 2013 NBA Draft.
Oct 20, 2013 10:57 PM EDT
Luke Walton has been doing television work covering the Los Angeles Lakers, but the NBA veteran is not conceding retirement yet.
"I want to play still," Walton said. "I’ve trained all summer as if I was going to get a call. The call never came, so, I’m going to keep working out ... If nothing happens this year, then I’ll probably admit that it’s officially over."
Walton has already met with the Lakers' D-League affiliate, the L.A. D-Fenders, to discuss fulfilling a player development role that will allow him to work out with the team along with his TV duties.
Walton spent last season with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Jun 17, 2013 3:53 PM EDT
The Los Angeles Lakers have hired Larry Lewis as a player development coach.
Lewis spent the past two seasons with the Los Angeles D-Fenders of the D-League.
D’Antoni plans to hire two full-time assistants and one more player development coach.
May 11, 2013 8:35 PM EDT
Mark Madsen is finalizing a deal to become the next head coach of the Los Angeles D-Fenders of the NBA D-League, according to sources.
Madsen recently completed his first season as an assistant coach at Stanford.
Madsen was previously an assistant coach for the Utah Flash for the D-League for two seasons.
Reggie Theus coached the D-Fenders last season and left for Cal State Northridge.
Apr 05, 2013 3:13 AM EDT
The Los Angeles Lakers have recalled Darius Morris and Robert Sacre from the Los Angeles D-Fenders of the NBA Development League.
Morris and Sacre were both assigned to the D-Fenders on Wednesday and started in that day's game against the Canton Charge, helping the team overcome a 25-point second half deficit in a 114-109 victory in El Segundo. Sacre posted 14 points, six rebounds, and two blocks in 31 minutes, while Morris tallied nine points, nine assists, six rebounds and a steal in 34 minutes.
Mar 14, 2013 12:02 AM EDT
The Los Angeles D-Fenders have acquired former 2010 first round NBA Draft pick Craig Brackins.
Brackins, a 6-10, 230 pound forward, most recently played for Angelico Biella (Italy) where he was voted to the Italian Serie A All-Star Game.
Mar 09, 2013 11:57 AM EST
The Los Angeles Lakers have assigned guard Darius Morris and center Robert Sacre to the Los Angeles D-Fenders of the NBA Development League.
Morris scored 21 points and handed out four assists in one game with the D-Fenders last year.
On assignment for the fifth time this season, Sacre has suited up for the D-Fenders in five games, averaging 12.0 points and 8.6 rebounds and 1.0 blocks in 32.2 minutes.
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Mar 08, 2013 | Marc Stein/ESPN
The Warriors will sign Malcolm Thomas to a 10-day contract.
Malcolm Thomas most recently played for Maccabi Tel Aviv in Israel from October 2012 to February 2013.
The D-Fenders have acquired Jerome Jordan from the Reno Bighorns in exchange for Ronald Dupree and Orien Greene.
Jeremy Lamb is amongst 14 D-League All-stars with NBA experience.
The D-Fenders have acquired Morris Almond and Mike Taylor from the Iowa Energy in exchange for Jarrid Famous and a 2013 first round draft pick.
Lazar Hayward has averaged 24.0 points 5.7 rebounds and 2.7 assists in 34.3 minutes in the D-League.
The D-Fenders have reacquired forward Zach Andrews.
Luke Harangody (Fort Wayne Mad Ants), Jerome Jordan (Reno Bighorns), Jeremy Lamb (Tulsa 66ers on assignment from the Oklahoma City Thunder), Shelvin Mack (Maine Red Claws) and DaJuan Summers were first team selections.
Robert Sacre has played in 13 games with the Lakers this season.
Courtney Fortson led the D-Fenders to a 2-0 record for the week, averaging 27.0 points, 7.5 rebounds, 7.0 assists and 46.5 minutes.
Elijah Millsap returns to the D-Fenders after averaging 19.4 points, 6.3 rebounds and 1.9 steals over 41 regular season games in 2011-12.
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