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Wayne Ellington's salary non-guaranteed until key Nov., Dec. dates
Wayne Ellington's salary non-guaranteed until key Nov., Dec. dates

On Monday, the Lakers signed free-agent shooting guard Wayne Ellington, increasing the team's roster to 14 players. Ellington will still have to earn a spot on the roster, as his one-year, $1,063,384 contract has no pre-season guarantees. Should the former Tar Heel stick through Nov. 15, a sizable portion of his contract locks in ($315,646).  That guarantee increases to $581,692, if Ellington is still on the roster on Dec. 1. The final NBA cut-down date for Ellington, and any non/partially guaranteed contracts league-wide, is Jan. 10 — after which, all contracts become fully guaranteed for the rest of the season. Thus far, Ellington is the only Laker without a full...

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