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Lakers sign rookies D'Angelo Russell and Larry Nance Jr.

Lakers sign rookies D'Angelo Russell and Larry Nance Jr.

The Lakers signed rookies D'Angelo Russell and Larry Nance Jr. to multiyear, rookie-scale contracts before their summer league game Friday in Las Vegas. Russell, a 19-year-old guard from Ohio State, was selected with the second overall pick in June.  His contract is likely to total $23 million, starting at $5.1 million for the upcoming season. Nance, son of former Cleveland Cavaliers and Phoenix Suns All-Star Larry Nance Sr., was taken 27th out of Wyoming via the Houston Rockets selection acquired by the Lakers in the Jeremy Lin trade last summer. The 22-year-old forward is under contract for approximately $5.9 million. Only the first two years of Russell's and...

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