LAKERS SIGN DWAYNE MITCHELL

EL SEGUNDO - The Los Angeles Lakers have signed free agent guard Dwayne Mitchell, it was announced today. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not released.

Mitchell, a 6’5” 220-pound guard out of Louisiana Lafayette, played the majority of last season for the Iowa Energy of the NBA Development League before leaving in February to join Brose Baskets Bamberg in Germany. In 31 games including 29 starts with the Energy, Mitchell averaged 20.4 points, 6.4 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 1.60 steals in 37.3 minutes, earning a spot in the 2008 D-League All-Star game.

In 20 games with Bamberg, Mitchell, 25, averaged 10.7 points, 3.6 rebounds, 2.3 assists while shooting .504 from the field.

Most recently, Mitchell played for the Lakers 2008 Summer-Pro League team in Las Vegas, averaging 6.7 points on .619 shooting, 1.5 rebounds, 1.0 assists and 0.83 steals in 15.0 minutes over six games.

Read a breakdown of Dwayne Mitchell by Asst Coach with the D-Fenders and the Lakers Summer League team, Chucky Brown.

Check out Mitchell's summer league stats.

Check out Mitchell's D-League stats from last season with the Iowa Energy

Dwayne Mitchell dunks in a summer league game

Dwayne Mitchell with the Iowa Energy