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Lakers sign free-agent shooting guard Wayne Ellington
Lakers sign free-agent shooting guard Wayne Ellington

The Lakers added 26-year-old shooting guard Wayne Ellington to their roster on Monday. Drafted in 2009 with the 28th overall pick by the Minnesota Timberwolves, Ellington has already been traded four times during his five years in the NBA, including twice this summer -- from the Dallas Mavericks to the New York Knicks, then by the Knicks to the Sacramento Kings. Sacramento chose to stretch out Ellington's remaining $2.8-million salary over the next three seasons, making him a free agent earlier this month. The Lakers did not release terms of Ellington's contract, but they will pay him a veteran's minimum contract, starting at $1.1 million. Last season, Ellington signed...

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