Nick Minnerath tweets he’ll join Lakers as camp invitee


According to his Twitter feed, undrafted forward Nick Minnerath has received an invitation to training camp from the Lakers.

Got that Lakers Vet Camp invite....#ItsOfficial #Opportunities #HardWork #LA #MyTime— Nick Minnerath (@NickMinnerath) August 13, 2013

Thank u to the Lakers organization for this opportunity...— Nick Minnerath (@NickMinnerath) August 13, 2013


Minnerath is a 6-foot-9, 215-pound forward who played for the University of Detroit Mercy.

The Lakers have 11 guaranteed players under contract. The team is expected to sign second-round draft pick Ryan Kelly (48th overall).

The team also recently agreed to terms with rookie forward Elias Harris and have had discussions with Marcus Landry, who played for the Lakers’ summer league squad in Las Vegas.

Minnerath, 24, played five games on the Sacramento Kings roster in Las Vegas, averaging 5.6 points and 1.8 rebounds a game on 43.5% shooting from the field.


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