The deal is for four years, with the Lakers holding options for the third and fourth seasons.
Randle signed quickly and made a surprise debut with the Lakers' summer league squad. Despite playing his first five-on-five basketball since the
Randle finished 10 points and two rebounds on four-for-nine shooting in the Lakers' 90-73 loss to the Pelicans. The Lakers are 0-2, having lost their summer league opener to the
Former Clippers forward
With the departure of
The Lakers have no intention to trade Randle, but legally he cannot be dealt for 30 days after signing his contract.
Randle will earn $3 million for the coming season.