On Friday, the Los Angeles Lakers announced that Scottie Pippen Jr. had signed a two-way contract with the team.
Pippen Jr. is 21 and played his college basketball at Vanderbilt.
He was undrafted in the 2022 NBA Draft last month.
Her father is NBA legend and Basketball Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen, who won six NBA championships with Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls.
The Lakers finished the year as the 11th seed in the Western Conference and missed the NBA Playoffs and play-in tournament.
They are also in a difficult situation with the salary cap.
Therefore, any talent they can find (young or old) that is cheap will be very important to their success next season.
They still have LeBron James, Russell Westbrook and Anthony Davis, but between age and injury they will need a lot to get through to have a great season.
In 2020 they won the NBA championship, but since then they lost in the first round of the playoffs and missed the playoffs.
Their season will be something to watch due to the number of future Hall of Famers on the roster.
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