EL SEGUNDO – The Los Angeles Lakers announced today their roster for the 2018 summer leagues in Sacramento and Las Vegas, highlighted by second-year Lakers Thomas Bryant, Alex Caruso and Josh Hart. Joining the returning Lakers are 2018 draftees Moritz Wagner and Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk, as well as 2017-18 South Bay Laker standouts Stephaun Branch and Demarcus Holland.
The team will hold its first practice on Friday, June 29, at the UCLA Health Training Center and will begin California Classic play in Sacramento with back-to-back games on Monday, July 2, against the Kings and Tuesday, July 3, versus the Miami HEAT. The Lakers conclude their scheduled games in Sacramento with a contest against the Golden State Warriors on Thursday, July 5, before traveling to Las Vegas to compete in their first Las Vegas Summer League game on July 7 versus the Philadelphia 76ers.
All Lakers summer league games will be televised on Spectrum SportsNet, with the exception of the July 7 contest against the 76ers (ESPN).
Tickets for the California Classic can be purchased by visiting Kings.com, while Las Vegas Summer League tickets are available at UNLVtickets.com.
LAKERS SUMMER LEAGUE ROSTER
|12||Jeff Ayres||C||6-10||240||4/29/87||Arizona State||6|
|11||Joel Berry II||G||6-0||195||4/1/95||North Carolina||R|
|1||Stephaun Branch||G||6-5||210||11/7/95||West Georgia||R|
|30||Jeffrey Carrol||G||6-6||210||11/6/94||Oklahoma State||R|
|4||Alex Caruso||G||6-5||185||2/28/94||Texas A&M||1|
|55||Nick King||F||6-7||225||8/5/95||Middle Tennessee||R|
|23||Malik Pope||F||6-10||220||7/25/96||San Diego State||R|
|6||Xavier Rathan-Mayes||G||6-4||210||4/29/94||Florida State||R|
*roster subject to change
Miles Simon (Arizona)
Mark Madsen (Stanford), Clay Moser (Wisconsin-LaCrosse), Coby Karl (Boise State), Brian Walsh (Eastern New Mexico), Will Scott (Indiana), Jonah Herscu (Lake Forest College)
HEAD ATHLETIC TRAINERS
Marco Nunez(Cal Poly Pomona), Nina Hsieh (Cal State Fullerton)
CALIFORNIA CLASSIC SCHEDULE
|1||Monday||July 2||Sacramento Kings||8:00 pm||Golden 1 Center||Spectrum SN, NBA TV|
|2||Tuesday||July 3||Miami Heat||6:00 pm||Golden 1 Center||Spectrum SN, NBA TV|
|3||Thursday||July 5||Golden State Warriors||12:00 pm||Golden 1 Center||Spectrum SN, NBA TV|