Los Angeles Lakers assign Thomas Bryant to South Bay

By Noah Camarena | March 17, 2018

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.

 

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.