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Lakers Sign Jemerrio Jones

Mar 31, 2019 6:17 PM

The Los Angeles Lakers have signed forward Jemerrio Jones.

Jones appeared in 47 games (six starts) for the South Bay Lakers this season, averaging 9.4 points, a team-leading 9.6 rebounds, 3.5 assists, 1.4 steals and 1.0 blocks in 24.7 minutes. Jones tallied double-digit rebounds in 21 games and finished the season with 15 double-doubles. The former WAC Player of the Year grabbed a career-high 18 rebounds twice on the season and scored a career-high 21 points on March 21 vs. Stockton.

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Scott Machado Named G League Player Of The Month For March

Mar 26, 2019 7:07 AM

Scott Machado has been named the NBA G League Player of the Month for games played in March.

In eight games (all starts) with the South Bay Lakers, Machado averaged 22.8 points, 4.4 rebounds, 11.6 assists and 1.8 steals while shooting 52.6 percent from the field and guiding the team to a 6-2 record. The veteran point guard scored a career-high 40 points along with a season-high 16 assists in South Bay’s 126-115 win over the Wisconsin Herd on March 11.

Machado tallied seven double-doubles in March and was named NBA G League Player of the Week on March 18. Machado received an NBA Call Up with the Los Angeles Lakers when he signed a 10-day contract on March 21.

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Lakers To Sign Scott Machado To 10-Day Contract

Mar 20, 2019 5:43 PM

The Los Angeles Lakers will sign Scott Machado to a 10-day contract.

Machado was named G League Player of the Week on Monday with the South Bay Lakers.

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Scott Machado Named G League Player Of The Week

Mar 18, 2019 4:26 PM

Scott Machado of the South Bay Lakers has been named the NBA G League Player of the Week for games played Monday, March 11 through Sunday, March 17.

Machado averaged 25.0 points, 5.7 rebounds, 14.0 assists and 2.3 steals while shooting 50 percent from the field in three consecutive South Bay wins. The veteran point guard scored a career-high 40 points along with a season-high 16 assists in South Bay’s 126-115 win over the Wisconsin Herd on Monday.

Machado followed up that performance with a near triple-double (13 points, 7 rebounds, 13 assists) in a win over Grand Rapids on Wednesday. The former Iona standout finished out the week with a 22-point, 13-assist double-double against the Austin Spurs on Saturday night. His 8.0 assists per game currently ranks second in the NBA G League.

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South Bay Lakers Acquire Spencer Hawes

Mar 2, 2019 5:26 PM

The South Bay Lakers have acquired forward Spencer Hawes off waivers.

Hawes played in 54 games (one start) for the Charlotte Hornets and Milwaukee Bucks during the 2016-17 NBA season, averaging 6.2 points, 3.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 14.8 minutes. Drafted 10th overall by the Sacramento Kings in the 2007 NBA Draft, Hawes owns career averages of 8.7 points, 5.7 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 1.0 blocks in 684 career games (368 starts) for the Kings, 76ers, Cavaliers, Clippers, Hornets and Bucks.

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Lakers Sign Johnathan Williams To Two-Way Deal, Waive Travis Wear

Oct 19, 2018 5:23 PM

The Los Angeles Lakers have signed forward Johnathan Williams to a two-way contract.

In a related move, the Lakers have requested waivers on forward Travis Wear.

Williams (6-9, 230) played in all six preseason games for the Lakers, averaging 6.8 points (.516 FG%) and 4.3 rebounds in 14.5 minutes per game.

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