Los Angeles Lakers assign Thomas Bryant to South Bay

By Noah Camarena | February 24, 2018

EL SEGUNDO (Feb. 24, 2018) – The Los Angeles Lakers have assigned rookie center Thomas Bryant to the South Bay Lakers, it was announced today.

In 28 games (27 starts) with South Bay this season, Bryant has averaged 19.2 points, 7.2 rebounds and 1.6 blocks in 29.9 minutes per game. Bryant has tallied six double-doubles in the G League and grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds in South Bay’s 119-93 win over the Agua Caliente Clippers on Thursday.

Bryant is expected to be in uniform for South Bay’s two home games this weekend, starting tonight when they host the Sioux Falls Skyforce at 7:00 p.m. from the UCLA Health Training Center. Tickets for the weekend games in El Segundo can be purchased online or at the box office on the day of the game. The UCLA Health Training Center box office opens 90 minutes prior to tip. Parking is free of charge.

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.