The Los Angeles Lakers have been awarded Kostas Antetokounmpo on a waiver claim, it was announced today by General Manager Rob Pelinka. Antetokounmpo, who is currently signed to a two-way contract, appeared in two games for the Dallas Mavericks last season and played 40 games (25 starts) for the Texas Legends of the NBA G League, where he averaged 10.6 points, 6.2 rebounds, 1.3 blocks and 1.0 steal in 25.4 minutes. Selected by the Philadelphia 76ers with the 60th overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft, Antetokounmpo was acquired by the Mavericks in a draft-night trade.
Shams Charania: The Los Angeles Lakers have claimed Kostas Antetokounmpo off free agency waivers, sources tell @The Athletic @Stadium.
Nikos Varlas: Sources telling @Eurohoopsnet that the NBA champions Toronto Raptors are planning to claim Kostas Antetokounmpo off waivers
Shams Charania: Sources: The Dallas Mavericks have waived forward Kostas Antetokounmpo, who’s on a two-way NBA deal.
January 27, 2021 | 6:50 pm EST Update
RJ Marquez: Gregg Popovich says Derrick White is expected to play this weekend. Said he wants to play now, but expect him in the lineup this weekend. #Spurs #NBA #KSATsports
RJ Marquez: Luka Samanic has been assigned to the Austin Spurs. The second-year power forward and 2019 first round pick has not been able to crack the rotation and played in only 4 games this season. #KSATsports #Spurs #NBA
January 27, 2021 | 6:28 pm EST Update
Tom Moore: #Lakers coach Frank Vogel on Dwight Howard last season: ‘Dwight was at a low point in his career. We gave him an opportunity to play a role he hadn’t played before. … My relationship with him over that full season was one of the most rewarding of my career.’