EL SEGUNDO (23 October 2018) – The South Bay Lakers have added Kadeem Jack to their training camp roster as a returning player, it was announced today by General Manager Nick Mazzella. South Bay originally acquired Jack’s rights in a draft day trade on October 20th.
In 45 games (28 starts) with Sioux Falls last season, Jack posted averages of 12.0 points, 7.2 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 1.1 blocks in 23.3 minutes while shooting 61.2 percent from the field. The Rutgers product has appeared in 120 career games (38 starts) for Sioux Falls, Stockton and Fort Wayne with career averages of 9.7 points and 5.0 rebounds in 17.4 minutes.
South Bay’s training camp roster stands at 16.
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), will return for its 12th season of competition in 2018-19. The Lakers franchise has established itself as a top producer of NBA-ready talent, totaling 29 NBA Call-Ups and developing 22 Lakers assignment players since the inaugural 2006-07 season. Last season, the Lakers returned to the playoffs for the third year in a row and saw a pair of players receive NBA Call-Ups to the Los Angeles Lakers in Andre Ingram and Travis Wear. The Lakers have claimed three division titles and have twice competed in the NBA G League Finals, most recently in 2015-16.
The Lakers will play their home games at the UCLA Health Training Center, the Lakers practice facility in El Segundo, CA. Information on South Bay Lakers 2018-19 season ticket packages and single-game tickets can be found by logging onto the team’s website (www.sblakers.com).