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Lakers officially sign Damian Jones

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The Los Angeles Lakers have signed big man Damian Jones, it was announced yesterday by Vice President of Basketball Operations and General Manager Rob Pelinka.

Jones played 56 games (15 starts) for Sacramento last season, where he averaged 8.1 points, 4.4 rebounds, and 1.2 assists in 18.2 minutes, shooting 65.8 percent from the field.

Jones returns to Los Angeles after averaging 5.4 points (.941 FG%) and 3.3 rebounds in eight games for the Lakers during the 2020-21 season.

In 199 career games (74 starts) for Golden State, Atlanta, Phoenix, Los Angeles, and Sacramento, the two-time NBA champion has averaged 5.6 points and 3.4 rebounds in 15.3 minutes, while shooting 66.5 percent from the field.

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