The Los Angeles Lakers signed ahead Vincent Valerio-Bodon and guards Damion Baugh, Bryce Hamilton and Scotty Pippen Jr., it was introduced at present.
The offers are doubtless non-guaranteed, and for coaching camp functions.
Valerio-Bodon (6’9”, 200) most just lately appeared in 30 video games (all begins) for Sopron KC of the Hungarian NBIA throughout the 2022-23 season, averaging 8.2 factors, 4.1 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 25.7 minutes per sport whereas capturing 50.3 % from the sector, 41.2 % from 3-point vary and 87.9 % from the free-throw line. The 22-year-old beforehand performed for DEAC of the Hungarian NBIA in 2021-22, showing in 28 video games (24 begins) and averaging of 5.6 factors, 3.4 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 19.3 minutes per sport. Valerio-Bodon noticed motion in a single sport for the Boston Celtics at 2023 NBA 2K24 Summer season League in Las Vegas, recording 13 factors (4-8 FG, 2-4 3PT, 3-3 FT), six rebounds, three assists and one block in 25 minutes.
Baugh (6’4”, 194) begins his skilled profession after spending the previous 4 seasons at TCU (2021-23) and the College of Memphis (2019-21). Collegiately, the Tennessee native appeared in 117 profession video games (88 begins), registering averages of seven.8 factors, 3.9 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 1.3 steals in 26.8 minutes. In his closing season as a Horned Frog, Baugh appeared in 29 video games (all begins) and averaged 12.6 factors, 4.7 rebounds, 5.8 assists and 1.8 steals in 35.0 minutes per sport, incomes him All-Large 12 Second Workforce honors. He concluded the season ranked third within the convention in complete assists (169) and thirteenth within the NCAA in assists per sport (5.8).
Hamilton (6’4”, 205) appeared in 29 common season video games (27 begins) as a rookie final season for the South Bay Lakers, averaging 14.1 factors, 4.6 rebounds and a pair of.1 assists in 28.2 minutes per sport. The Pasadena, Calif., native performed 4 collegiate seasons at UNLV (2018-22), showing in 119 video games (69 begins) and averaging 14.9 factors, 4.4 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 26.0 minutes per contest. His career-high 21.8 factors per sport common as a senior led all convention gamers. Hamilton earned a spot on three consecutive All-Mountain West convention groups, together with two first group picks in 2019-20 and 2021-22.
As a rookie in 2022-23, Pippen Jr. (6’1”, 185) suited up in 19 NBA G League common season video games (4 begins) for South Bay, posting averages of 21.4 factors, 4.1 rebounds, 5.6 assists and 1.6 steals in 27.9 minutes per sport. The 22-year-old was chosen to take part within the 2023 Jordan Rising Stars Sport as a part of NBA All-Star Weekend and was named NBA G League Participant of the Week on Dec. 19. Moreover, he appeared in six video games for the Los Angeles Lakers final season, averaging 2.3 factors in 5.3 minutes. In three collegiate seasons (2019-22) at Vanderbilt College, he appeared in 90 video games (89 begins) and averaged 17.5 factors, 3.1 rebounds, 4.3 assists and 1.6 steals in 31.6 minutes. Pippen Jr. earned All-SEC First Workforce honors following his sophomore and junior campaigns.