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Keep checking back to this page. As we hear who will be playing on the Los Angeles Lakers Summer League team, we’ll update this page.
Schedule – Lakers.com
Game One: Friday, 12 July vs. Cleveland Cavaliers @ 5:00 pm PST
Game Two: Sunday, 14 July vs. Portland Trail Blazers @ 3:30 pm PST
Game Three: Monday, 15 July vs. Los Angeles Clippers @ 5:00 pm PST
Rest of schedule to be announced at a later date
Lakers 2013 Summer League Roster – ESPN
Robert Sacre – Lakers center, under contract for 2013-14
Ryan Kelly – Lakers 2013 second-round draft pick, won’t play due to injury
Chris Douglas-Roberts – 40th pick in 2008, averaged 9.8 ppg with the Nets
Josh Selby – 49th pick in 2011, co-MVP with Damian Lillard at 2012 Summer League
Lazar Hayward – 30th pick in 2010 draft, played for L.A. D-Fenders and averaged 15.9 ppg and 8.0 rpg
Marcus Landry – Former player under D’Antoni in New York, won D-League’s three-point shootout in 2013
Lester Hudson – 58th pick in 2009, averaged 12.7 ppg with Cavs in 2012
Jordan Williams – 36th pick in 2011, averaged 36 ppg as a senior in high school
D.J. Seeley – Undrafted guard out of Cal State Fullerton, averaged 17.9 ppg last season
Drew Viney – Undrafted forward from LMU, averaged 15.2 ppg while shooting 45% from three last season
Renaldo Woolridge – Undrafted from USC, son of former Laker, Orlando Woolridge
Elias Harris – Undrafted guard from Gonzaga (see below)
Travis Hyman – 7-footer, last played with L.A. D-Fenders
Michael Snaer – Undrafted guard from Florida State (see below)
Mitchell Watt – 6’10” power forward, last played in Israel
UPDATE: Souleyman Diabate and Ian Hummer didn’t make the cut, according to Lakers.com
Dan D’Antoni will coach the Lakers’ summer league team, along with assistant coaches Mark Madsen, Larry Lewis and Clay Moser, according to ESPN.
According to the Los Angeles Times, Marcus Landry – Carl’s brother – will be a part of the Lakers’ summer league team. He’s a 6’7″ forward who played in the D-League last season, where he averaged 16.5 points per game while shooting 42.8% from three.
Robert Sacre may be a part of the squad: the Lakers made him a restricted free agent by extending a qualifying offer his way. Darius Morris and Andrew Goudelock are both unrestricted free agents, so it’s up to them whether they want to play for the Lakers’ summer league team, or try their luck elsewhere.
As for Ryan Kelly, the Lakers’ 2013 draft pick out of Duke, he’s flying to Los Angeles today, according to his Twitter account. However, after being drafted, it appeared that Kelly would probably not play this summer as he’s still recovering from surgery. There remains a possibility that he could join the Lakers’ squad, however.
Elias Harris will be a part of the Lakers’ team, according to Jeff Goodman. Harris is a 6’8″ forward from Gonzaga who went undrafted last month. He averaged 14.6 points and 7.4 rebounds per game last season for the Bulldogs.
Goodman also reports that Michael Snaer will play for the Lakers after suiting up for Oklahoma City during the Orlando Summer League. Snaer – also undrafted – is a 6’5″ guard out of Florida State. He averaged 14.8 points, 4.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game last season.
Kenny Boynton Jr. went undrafted too last month, and apparently will be joining the Lakers’ summer squad. Boynton played for the Florida Gators and averaged 12.0 points per game last season, yet in 2011-12 he put up 15.9 points per night while shooting 40% from three.