On Friday, the Los Angeles Lakers have reported that Scottie Pippen Jr. has signed a two-way contract with the team.
Pippen Jr. is 21-years-old and played his college basketball at Vanderbilt.
He went undrafted within the 2022 NBA Draft last month.
His 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 12 months because the eleventh seed within the Western Conference, and missed the NBA Playoffs and the play-in tournament.
Also they are in a good spot with the salary cap.
Subsequently, any talent that they’ll find (young or old) that is affordable will probably be very essential to their success next season.
They still have LeBron James, Russell Westbrook and Anthony Davis, but between age and injuries they’ll need rather a lot to go their way as a way to have an amazing season.
In 2020, they won the NBA Championship, but since then they’ve lost within the first-round of the playoffs and missed the playoffs.
Their season will probably be something to control due to what number of future Hall of Famers are on the roster.
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