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Darren Collison To Sign With South Bay Lakers

Mar 22, 2022 9:41 PM

Darren Collison has agreed to join the South Bay Lakers of the G League.

Collison is hoping for a call-up to an NBA team as he comes out of retirement. Collison  had workouts for the Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Lakers before the 21-22 season.

Collison announced his retirement from the NBA in 2019 despite strong free agent interest.

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Wenyen Gabriel, Lakers Agree To Two-Way Contract

Feb 28, 2022 9:20 PM

The Los Angeles Lakers intend to sign Wenyen Gabriel to a Two-Way contract.

Gabriel has played for the Brooklyn Nets, Los Angeles Clippers and New Orleans Pelicans this season.

Gabriel has showed flashes of athleticism and versatility at 6'9.

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Mason Jones Named G League Player Of The Month For January

Feb 1, 2022 3:31 PM

Mason Jones has been named NBA G League Player of the Month for games played in January.

Jones is on a Two-Way contract with the Los Angeles Lakers.

In eight games (all starts) in January, Jones led the G League in scoring with 28.0 points per game on 52.1 percent field-goal shooting while also averaging 8.9 rebounds and 6.4 assists in 39.1 minutes per game. The DeSoto, Texas native was signed by the Los Angeles Lakers to a two-way contract on December 21, 2021, after originally being acquired by South Bay on November 6, 2021.

Jones is the first South Bay player to be named G League Player of the Month since Scott Machado in March of 2019.

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Stanley Johnson To Sign With Bulls

Dec 8, 2021 12:53 PM

The Chicago Bulls will sign Stanley Johnson from the G League's South Bay Lakers using a hardship exception. 

Johnson was with the Bulls during training camp. 

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Stanley Johnson Joins South Bay Lakers

Nov 15, 2021 1:49 PM

The South Bay Lakers have acquired Stanley Johnson.

Johnson spent the past two seasons with the Toronto Raptors. In 20-21, Johnson averaged 4.4 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 16.5 minutes per game.

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Jay Huff, Lakers Sign Two-Way Contract

Oct 18, 2021 2:22 PM

The Los Angeles Lakers have signed Jay Huff to a Two-Way contract.

Huff appeared in 25 games (all starts) for Virginia last season, averaging 13.0 points (.585 FG%, .387 3P%), 7.1 rebounds, 1.0 assist and 2.6 blocks in 27.0 minutes per game. The 2020-21 ACC All-Defensive First Team selection led the conference in field goal percentage (.585) and scored in double figures 18 times last season. In four seasons at Virginia, Huff averaged 7.6 points, 4.5 rebounds and 1.6 blocks in 101 career games and helped his team win the 2019 NCAA Championship.

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Sekou Doumbouya Signs Two-Way Deal With Lakers

Oct 12, 2021 5:00 PM

The Los Angeles Lakers have signed Sekou Doumbouya to a Two-Way contract.

Doumbouya was the 15th overall pick in the 2019 NBA draft by the Detroit Pistons and was recently waived by the Houston Rockets following a pair of trades.

Doumbouya averaged 5.1 points and 2.6 rebounds in 15.5 minutes over 56 games last season with the Pistons. 

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