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Lakers waive Jeremy Tyler, Keith Appling
Lakers waive Jeremy Tyler, Keith Appling

On Monday, the Lakers waived forward/center Jeremy Tyler and point guard Keith Appling. Tyler, a three-year veteran, made three preseason appearances with the team, averaging 2.7 points and 3.3 rebounds in just 9.3 minutes.  He originally signed with the Lakers for $948,163.  Rookie Appling suffered a shoulder subluxation in his second exhibition game with the Lakers. Last week he received a platelet-rich plasma injection for treatment, but has been unable to play since the injury. Appling was under contract for $507,336.  In two games, he averaged just a point and an assist. The Lakers' roster is down to 17 players, with 13 guaranteed. Ronnie Price and Wayne...