LAKERS WAIVE MICKAEL GELABALE, DAVID MONDS AND MICHAEL FEY
The Los Angeles Lakers have waived Mickael Gelabale, David Monds and Michael Fey it was announced today.
Gelabale, a 6-7 forward from France, finished the 2008-09 season as a member of the Los Angeles D-Fenders where he averaged 16.0 points and 4.3 rebounds in six games played. Prior to his stint in the NBA D-League, Gelabale spent two seasons (2006-08) with the Seattle SuperSonics where he averaged 4.5 points and 2.1 rebounds in 15.6 minutes. In two preseason games with the Lakers, Gelabale averaged 5.0 points and 1.5 rebounds in 7.0 minutes.
Monds, a 6-9 forward out of Oklahoma State, was a member of the Lakers 2009 summer league squad where he scored 14.0 points and pulled down 5.2 rebounds in five games. The Georgia native spent last season playing in the NBA Development League as a member of the Albuquerque Thunderbirds where he averaged 13.4 points and 9.6 rebounds before finishing out the season with the Dakota Wizards. Monds, who appeared in one preseason game with the Lakers, recorded two points and two rebounds in five minutes of play.
Fey, a 7-0 forward/center out of UCLA, played all four seasons at UCLA where he averaged 5.2 points and 2.7 rebounds while shooting 54.6% from the field. The former Bruin spent the 2008-09 season playing for Al Shabab (United Arab Emirates). In one preseason game with the Lakers, Fey posted two points and one rebound in nine minutes of play.
The Lakers training camp roster now stands at 15 players.