Lakers Sign Eric Boateng, Darius Johnson-Odom To Camp Deals
The Los Angeles Lakers have signed center Eric Boateng and guard Darius Johnson-Odom.
Boateng, a free agent center out of Arizona State University, has split time over the last three seasons playing for the Idaho Stampede and the Austin Toros of the NBA’s Development League in addition to playing internationally for the Greek Basket League team Peristeri and the New Yorker Phantoms Braunschweig in Germany.
Johnson-Odom, the 55th overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft, was acquired by the Lakers from the Dallas Mavericks on draft night. The 6-2 guard out of Marquette appeared in four games for the Lakers last season, where he totaled four rebounds and one assist in six minutes.
The Lakers' training camp roster now stands at 18 players.