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Lakers waive veteran forward Trevor Ariza

Ariza played 24 games with Los Angeles during the 2021-22 season.

Trevor Ariza averaged 4.0 points and 3.4 rebounds over 24 games with Los Angeles this season.

The Los Angeles Lakers have waived Trevor Ariza, the team announced on Thursday.

The 36-year-old forward played 24 games with Los Angeles, averaging 4.0 points, 3.4 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 19.3 minutes. The 18-year NBA veteran, who won an NBA championship with the Lakers in 2009, has played with 10 franchises throughout his career.

The Lakers (31-48) were eliminated from playoff contention on Monday.