Lakers News: LA signs pair of five-year-old college players for offers – All Lakers
The Lakers’ roster is all but consolidated, but LA currently has one spot left on its NBA roster. They’ve supposedly had “productive” talks with veteran forward Carmelo Anthony about a possible Los Angeles sequel, but the Lakers have announced a pair of signings that suggest they could use the last spot in the lineup. list to continue the youth movement.
On Sunday, the Lakers announced they had signed guard Javante McCoy and forward Fabian White Jr. to Exhibit-10. Both players were on the Lakers’ summer league roster.
An Exhibit-10 contract is a one-year, non-guaranteed minimum wage contract that does not count towards a team’s salary cap. The deals allow McCoy and White Jr. to compete for a roster spot at training camp. NBA training camps usually start in mid-October.
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McCoy played for Boston University for five seasons. Primarily used as a scoring guard, McCoy averaged 17.4 PPG and shot 42.5 percent from three in his senior year for the Terriers.
McCoy was a three-time All-Patriot League Team selection and also earned two All-Patriot Tournament Team selections. In 147 games at Boston University, McCoy averaged 13.1 points per game and posted a 45.4 percent field goal percentage.
Fabian White Jr.
White is another decorated non-power-five conference basketball player. The 6’8″ forward earned All-AAC team honors in his senior year. He also won the AAC Tournament MVP award. White was a key part for a Houston team that qualified for the Elite Eight at the 2022 NCAAM Basketball Tournament.
White and McCoy are both names to watch this fall for Lakers fans.