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Lakers guard Jodie Meeks turns 26 years old

Lakers guard Jodie Meeks turned 26-years old on Wednesday.

Happy Bday to @Jmeeks20 aka “get buckets!” — Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) August 21, 2013

Meeks is heading into his second season with the franchise. He averaged 7.9 points a game last year in 78 appearances, shooting 38.7% from the field and 35.7% from three.

This off-season, the Lakers exercised their team option to keep Meeks for another season at $1.55 million.

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Thanks for all the Bday love! Appreciate y’all!!! — Jodie Meeks (@Jmeeks20) August 21, 2013

Meeks finished the season with a high ankle sprain that knocked him out of the Lakers’ first-round matchup against the San Antonio Spurs.

The Lakers are hoping he’ll become a steadier outside threat this coming season.

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Email Eric Pincus at eric.pincus@gmail.com and follow him on Twitter @EricPincus.


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