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The Lakers will be welcoming a handful of new faces at this year’s summer league tournaments.

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The Los Angeles Lakers have set their roster for the California Classic and Las Vegas NBA Summer League tournaments.

According to a press release sent out by the team on Thursday, these are the players that will be suiting up for the Lakers this summer:

SUMMER LEAGUE.csv

NO. NAME POS HT WT DOB PRIOR TO NBA / COUNTRY YRS LAST TEAM
NO. NAME POS HT WT DOB PRIOR TO NBA / COUNTRY YRS LAST TEAM
14 Marcus Allen G 6'3" 189 9/14/94 Stanford / USA R South Bay
3 Rosco Allen^ F 6'10" 215 5/5/93 Stanford / Hungary R Shimane SM
12 Devontae Cacok F/C 6'7" 240 10/8/96 UNCW / USA R UNCW
7 Jordan Caroline F 6'7" 235 1/15/96 Nevada / USA R Nevada
30 Jeffrey Carroll G 6'6" 205 11/6/94 Oklahoma State / USA R South Bay
9 Conner Frankamp G 6'1" 169 7/16/95 Wichita State / USA R BC Beroe
35 Aric Holman F 6'10" 225 7/11/97 Mississippi State / USA R Mississippi St.
5 Talen Horton-Tucker G 6'4" 237 11/25/00 Iowa State / USA R Iowa St.
31 Dakota Mathias G 6'4" 200 7/11/95 Purdue / USA R Joventut
1 Codi Miller-McIntyre G 6'4" 204 6/1/94 Wake Forest / USA R Zenit
11 Zach Norvell Jr. G 6'5" 205 12/9/97 Gonzaga / USA R Gonzaga
21 Nick Perkins F/C 6'8" 249 10/15/96 Buffalo / USA R Buffalo
0 Joe Young G 6'2" 185 6/27/92 Oregon / USA 3 Nanjing Tongxi
Roster and info via Lakers MR

Rosco Allen will only play for the Lakers at the California Classic, according to the team. The roster is subject to change.

The Lakers will be coached by South Bay Lakers head coach Coby Karl at the California Classic in Sacramento. Then, in Las Vegas, the team will be led by player development coach Miles Simon. Simon coached the Lakers last summer as well.

The roster will be headlined by former Iowa State guard Talen Horton-Tucker, who the Lakers acquired on draft night in exchange for their 2020 second-round pick and $2.2 million in cash. At 18 years old, Horton-Tucker is the youngest player on the roster followed by 21-year-od guard Zach Norvell Jr. Joe Young, 27, is the oldest player on the roster.

The Lakers will kick off their Summer League festivities with a game against the Miami Heat at the California Classic in Sacramento. Once the three-day tournament wraps up on July 3, they’ll have just one day off before heading to Las Vegas to take on the Chicago Bulls.

While the tournament might not be as much of a draw now that Moritz Wagner, Isaac Bonga and Jemerrio Jones are on their way to Washington as part of the Anthony Davis trade, it will still be interesting to see if someone goes above and beyond expectations and gets an invite to the Lakers’ training camp in September.

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