Lakers Sign Stephane Pelle

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Aug. 19 -- The Los Angeles Lakers have signed free agent forward Stephane Pelle, it was announced Tuesday. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not released.

Pelle, a 6-8 forward from the University of Colorado, averaged 12.0 points and 9.3 rebounds as a senior and was named Third Team All-Big 12. A native of Cameroon, Pelle became the first Buffalo in 11 years to average a double-double (12.8 points, 10.8 rebounds) and was named to the Big 12 All-Underrated Team his junior season.

Pelle played for the Lakers 2003 Summer-Pro League team, averaging 7.8 points and 4.2 rebounds in five games.