EL SEGUNDO – The Los Angeles Lakers have signed forward Devontae Cacok to a two-way contract, it was announced today. In a related move, the team has waived guard Zach Norvell Jr.
Cacok (6-7, 240) has played in all 12 games for the South Bay Lakers this season, averaging 16.3 points (.664 FG%), 11.7 rebounds and 1.1 steals in 22.8 minutes per game. The rookie from UNC Wilmington has tallied 10 double-doubles on the season and ranks third in the NBA G League in rebounds per game.
Per NBA rules, teams are permitted to have up to two players under two-way contracts on their roster at any given time, in addition to their 15-man regular season roster.