EL SEGUNDO (March 17, 2018) – The Los Angeles Lakers have assigned rookie center Thomas Bryant to the South Bay Lakers, it was announced today.
In 33 games (32 starts) with South Bay this season, Bryant has averaged 19.2 points, 7.6 rebounds and 1.5 blocks in 30.3 minutes per game. Bryant has tallied nine double-doubles in the G League while shooting 58.7 percent from the field and 34.0 percent from three-point range.
Bryant is expected to be in uniform later tonight for South Bay’s final home game of the regular season when they host the reigning champion Raptors 905 at 7:00 from the UCLA Health Training Center. Fans can watch all of the action live on Spectrum Sportsnet.
Delivering in crunch time!
A huge 4th quarter by @nolimittb31 helped lead South Bay to victory and gave him his 9th double-double of the season (20 pts, 10 reb, 4 ast, 2 blk) 💪 #SBLakers https://t.co/DsKUVslzc3 pic.twitter.com/iIL2L75PZt
— South Bay Lakers (@SouthBayLakers) March 16, 2018
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 27 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.