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Lakers News: Lakers Sign Eric Boateng and Darius Johnson-Odom Reviewed by Momizat on . The Lakers have added two more players to their training camp roster, it was announced today. Center Eric Boateng and guard Darius Johnson-Odom have both been i The Lakers have added two more players to their training camp roster, it was announced today. Center Eric Boateng and guard Darius Johnson-Odom have both been i Rating:
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Lakers News: Lakers Sign Eric Boateng and Darius Johnson-Odom

Utah Jazz v Los Angeles LakersThe Lakers have added two more players to their training camp roster, it was announced today. Center Eric Boateng and guard Darius Johnson-Odom have both been invited to training camp.

Johnson-Odom is a familiar name in Lakers territory. He was the 55th overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft and was acquired by the Lakers on draft night. Before being waived by the Lakers in January, the North Carolina native actually appeared in four games for the Lakers last season and 13 games for the Los Angeles D-Fenders. While with the D-Fenders, he averaged 21.0 points, 5.2 rebounds and 5.2 assists in 39.8 minutes.

—- Check Out Our Interview With Darius Johnson-Odom Last Year! —-

Boateng has spent the last three seasons splitting his time between the NBA’s Development League and playing internationally. The 6-10 center, out of Arizona State University is also a member of the Great Britain national basketball team.

With the signing of Boateng and Johnson-Odom, the Lakers training camp roster currently stands at 18 players. NBA teams are allotted a maximum number of 15 in the regular season (minimum of 13). In a press conference this afternoon, Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak hinted that they may be able to justify keeping 14 or 15 going into the regular season.

For the full Lakers press release, click below.

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