The Lakers have signed a rookie guard and waived a veteran forward.


The Lakers have signed a rookie guard and waived a veteran forward.

With players returning to health, the Los Angeles Lakers are hoping to add to their roster.

LeBron James is expected to return on Friday, after Talen Horton-Tucker returned this week.

Meanwhile, the team has made a couple of roster changes.

Chaundee Brown, a rookie guard out of Michigan, was signed to a two-way contract by the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday.

OFFICIAL: Chaundee Brown Jr. has signed a two-way contract with the (hashtag)LakeShow pic.twitter.commBBg9daoUK.

November 17, 2021 — Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers)

Brown was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Lakers after the draft.

He stayed with the team for the majority of the offseason before being released once the regular season roster was set.

He must have made an impression on the team for them to bring him back at this point.

Los Angeles waived forward Sekou Doumbouya in a corresponding move.

In a related move, the Lakers have requested Sekou Doumbouya’s waivers.

— November 17, 2021, Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers)

Late in the offseason, he joined the Lakers and earned a spot on the roster.

He even got to play in two games this season, averaging seven points per contest.

Doumbouya, on the other hand, is dealing with a sore foot.

Los Angeles already has a large number of injured players and cannot afford to take on any more.

Once Doumbouya is healthy, there may be a way for him to return.

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Kendrick Nunn’s return is still a long way off.

The Lakers’ biggest problem this season has been injuries.

Horton-Tucker recently returned to the team after missing the first 15 games.

Wayne Ellington has missed 10 games, while LeBron has missed 11.

That doesn’t include Trevor Ariza and Kendrick Nunn, who have yet to appear in a game this season.

Nunn, who can score and play defense, is exactly what the Lakers need right now.

It will be some time before he returns, according to head coach Frank Vogel.

“He’s still a long way off.”

Vogel told Silver Screen andamp; Roll, “I don’t know what the exact timeline is.”

“Right around the time when he started experiencing some soreness in that knee, he…

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