Ed Davis Signs 2-Year Deal With the Los Angeles Lakers

by July 17, 2014

The Lakers are bringing free agent forward Ed Davis on board, inking him to a 2-year contract worth $2 million. Davis, 25, put up 5.7 points and 4.1 rebounds last season in 15.2 minutes a game for the Memphis Grizzlies. Per the LA Times:

The 13th pick in the 2010 draft had a career high of 9.7 points when he played for the Grizzlies and the Toronto Raptors in 2012-13. He holds a player option for the second year of the contract.


The Lakers now effectively have 10 players on their roster — Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash, Jeremy Lin, Julius Randle, Jordan Hill, Nick Young, Robert Sacre, Kendall Marshall, Jordan Clarkson and Davis.


Of those 10, four are big men: Randle, Hill, Sacre and Davis.