Lakers Recall Darius Morris and Robert Sacre
EL SEGUNDO - The Los Angeles Lakers have recalled Darius Morris and Robert Sacre from the Los Angeles D-Fenders of the NBA Development League, it was announced today by General Manager Mitch Kupchak.
Morris and Sacre were both assigned to the D-Fenders yesterday and started in last night’s game against the Canton Charge, helping the team overcome a 25-point second half deficit in a 114-109 victory in El Segundo. Sacre posted 14 points, six rebounds, and two blocks in 31 minutes, while Morris tallied nine points, nine assists, six rebounds and a steal in 34 minutes.
Assigned to the D-Fenders three times this season, Morris has averaged 15.0 points, 6.0 rebounds, 5.5 assists and 35.0 minutes in two games (two starts). A second year guard out of Michigan, Morris has appeared in 45 games (17 starts) with the Lakers this season, averaging 4.2 points, 1.2 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 14.4 minutes.
Sacre, a 7-0 rookie center out of Gonzaga, completed his sixth assignment with the D-Fenders this season, where he has averaged 11.4 points, 8.4 rebounds, 1.43 blocks and 32.6 minutes in seven games (seven starts). In 31 games (three starts) with the Lakers, Sacre has averaged 1.4 points and 1.1 rebounds in 6.5 minutes.