Los Angeles Lakers assign Thomas Bryant and Ivica Zubac to South Bay

By Noah Camarena | January 25, 2018

EL SEGUNDO (Jan. 25, 2018) – The Los Angeles Lakers have assigned rookie center Thomas Bryant and second-year center Ivica Zubac to the South Bay Lakers, it was announced today.

In 20 games with South Bay this season, Bryant has averaged 20.3 points, 7.5 rebounds and 1.6 blocks in 29.9 minutes per game. Bryant has grabbed five double-doubles in the G League, shooting 60.2 percent from the field and 40.7 percent from three-point range.

Zubac has played in eight games for South Bay this season, averaging 21.4 points, 9.1 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 2.1 blocks per game. Zubac has grabbed a pair of double-doubles while shooting 63.4 percent from the field.

Bryant and Zubac are both expected to be in uniform tomorrow night when South Bay hosts the Windy City Bulls at 7:00 p.m. from the UCLA Health Training Center. Tickets for Friday’s home game are available online or on the day of the game at the UCLA Health Training Center Box Office (opens at 5:30 p.m.). To view the complete South Bay Lakers schedule, click here.

About the South Bay Lakers:

The NBA G League’s South Bay Lakers, the first franchise in G League history to be owned by an NBA team (Los Angeles Lakers), returns for its 11th season of competition in 2017-18.  The Lakers franchise has established itself as a top producer of NBA-ready talent, totaling 26 NBA Call-Ups and developing 21 Lakers assignment players since the inaugural 2006-07 season. The Lakers have claimed three division titles and have twice competed in the NBA G League Finals, most recently in 2015-16.