The Los Angeles Lakers signed forward Cam Reddish. Reddish (6’8″, 218) has appeared in 173 career games (82 starts) across four NBA seasons with Portland (2022-23), New York (2021-23) and Atlanta (2019-22), averaging 10.3 points, 3.0 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 1.0 steals in 24.9 minutes per game. The 23-year-old has played in four career postseason contests with Atlanta, posting averages of 12.8 points (.528 FG%, .643 3FG%, .800 FT%), 3.5 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 1.5 steals in 23.0 minutes in the 2021 NBA Playoffs.
They also re-signed forward Rui Hachimura. After joining Los Angeles via trade from Washington on Jan. 23, Hachimura (6’8″, 230) appeared in 33 games (nine starts) and averaged 9.6 points (.485 FG%) and 4.7 rebounds in 22.4 minutes per contest to end the 2022-23 regular season.
Forward Taurean Prince joins the team after playing the past two seasons (2021-23) for Minnesota. In 2022-23, Prince appeared in 54 games (four starts) and averaged 9.1 points (.467 FG%, .381 3P%), 2.4 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 22.1 minutes per contest.
Jaxson Hayes, who is a center (7’0″, 217) joins the purple and gold after spending the last four seasons (2019-23) with the New Orleans Pelicans.
Guard Austin Reaves and Gabe Vincent join the team as well. Vincent (6’3″, 195) joins the Lakers after spending the past four seasons (2019-23) with the Miami Heat.
In other Lakers’ news, Los Angeles Lakers guard Austin Reaves was named to the official 12-member USA Men’s National Team that will compete in the upcoming 2023 FIBA World Cup, set for Aug. 25 – Sept. 10 in Manila, Jakarta, and Okinawa, Japan. The U.S. will face Greece, Jordan and New Zealand in the first round of the Group Phase.