El Segundo – The Los Angeles Lakers have assigned forward Ryan Kelly to the D-Fenders, it was announced today.
Kelly has appeared in 17 games for the Lakers this season, with averages of 3.8 points and 2.9 rebounds in 17.4 minutes per game. The 6’11” forward was selected 48th overall in the 2013 NBA Draft out of Duke University and has played in 76 career NBA games, tallying 7.1 points, 3.5 rebounds and 1.4 assists.
Last season, Kelly appeared in five games for the D-Fenders, averaging 25.2 points, 7.6 rebounds, 2.8 assists, 1.6 steals and 1.4 blocks in 39.7 minutes per game. Kelly is expected to be in uniform tonight at 7:00 p.m. PT when the D-Fenders host the Bakersfield Jam at the Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo.