On Monday, the Lakers recalled Ryan Kelly and Tarik Black from the NBA Development League.
The pair had been assigned to the D-Fenders over the weekend for the D-League Showcase in Santa Cruz, creating an awkward situation for the Lakers on Sunday with Kobe Bryant (Achilles'), D'Angelo Russell (ankle) and Brandon Bass (eye) sitting out Sunday.
The Lakers had just 10 available players in their loss at Staples Center to the Utah Jazz.
Meanwhile, the D-Fenders lost on Saturday to the Canton Charge 118-113, and then again on Sunday to the Grand Rapids Drive, 106-13. For the season, the Lakers' NBA Development League affiliate has a record of 9-12.
Kelly scored 29 and...