The Los Angeles Lakers have signed Jamil Wilson to play for their Las Vegas Summer League team, according to Alex Kennedy of Basketball Insiders. Wilson spent the the 2015-16 season with Texas Legends of the NBA D-League after being waived by the Dallas Mavericks at the end of the team's training camp.
Wilson, who went undrafted in the 2014 NBA Draft after three seasons at Marquette following a transfer from Oregon, averaged 15.2 points and 5.5 rebounds per game for the Legends last season. Wilson also proved himself a capable three-point shooter, knocking down 38.6 percent of his three-pointers over the course of the 2015-16 campaign.
Wilson has decent size for a wing at 6'7 with a seven-foot wingspan, but wouldn't seem incredibly likely to have a great opportunity for playing time with the Lakers, given that the front office will likely want a good look at both 2016 second overall pick Brandon Ingram and 2015 second rounder Anthony Brown in Las Vegas.
Wilson is a somewhat interesting addition given the Lakers sore lack of depth at the wing in recent years, but he certainly faces an uphill battle not only to make the roster, but simply to earn significant playing time in Las Vegas.
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