EL SEGUNDO (Feb. 28, 2018) – The Los Angeles Lakers have recalled center Thomas Bryant from the South Bay Lakers, it was announced today.
In 30 games (29 starts) in the NBA G League this season, Bryant has averaged 19.2 points, 7.5 rebounds and 1.5 blocks in 30.0 minutes per game while shooting 59.9 percent from the field.
In his last three games with South Bay, the rookie center tallied three consecutive double-doubles, including a career-high 14 rebounds to go along with 27 points in South Bay’s 125-101 win over the Santa Cruz Warriors on Sunday, February 25.
Man with a mission.
— South Bay Lakers (@SouthBayLakers) February 26, 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 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.