Lakers News: LA Lakers Agree To Terms With Free Agent Florida Guard Michael Frazier
Florida guard Michael Frazier has agreed to the terms of the Los Angeles Lakers.
According to a team spokesperson, the undrafted free agent is going to sign with the team within the next few days with a small guarantee.
Tweet Of Matt Ramker
“Congrats to Michael Frazier II @mfrazier20 on agreeing to terms with the LA Lakers. Great things on the horizon. #GatorNation #LakersNation,” tweeted Matt Ramker of ASM Sports, which happens to be Frazier’s agent, on Sunday.
“Lakers are getting one of the best rookie shooters and a tremendous worker,” Ramker tweeted. “Don’t need an apartment, Michael Frazier sleeps in the gym.”
The Deal And Shooter Frazier
Frazier will sign a two-year, minimum salary deal of $1.4 million with LA Lakers according to a person familiar to the deal but unauthorized to comment publicly.
$50,000, a portion of his first-year salary, will be guaranteed.
Lakers now have 16 men in their roster, one above the limit for the regular season. They recently signed Jonathan Holmes to a partial guaranteed deal, with a $100,000 guarantee.
Tarik Black and Jabari Brown have non-guaranteed contracts for the 2015-16. Both are second-year players. If Frazier fails to make it to the roster, he could feature for the D-Fenders in the NBA Development League.
Robert Upshaw is also under the the Lakers’ radar, but the team management has no immediate plans to sign former Washington the star center.
Frazier’s shooting percentage garnered huge praise at Florida. He shot 48.2% from the field and 38% from three-point range. The 6-foot-5 guard also averaged 12.1 points and 1.4 assists per game with Florida.
The former Florida guard appeared in the summer league in Las Vegas for the Golden State Warriors. He averaged 4.5 points and 2.8 assists in 15.8 minutes over six games.