Lakers re-sign Sekou Doumbouya to a two-way contract

Brooklyn Nets forward Sekou Doumbouya dunks during a preseason NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers
The Lakers have signed forward Sekou Doumbouya, a former first-round draft pick, to a two-way contract.
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The Lakers have re-signed forward Sekou Doumbouya to a two-way contract, the team announced Wednesday morning.

Doumbouya, a former first-round pick for Detroit in 2019, played two games with the Lakers earlier this season before the team released him following a foot injury.

To make room for Doumbouya, the Lakers waived rookie center Jay Huff.

They play in Sacramento Wednesday before playing the Nuggets in Denver on Saturday.

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In 96 career games, Doumbouya has averaged 5.6 points, 2.8 rebounds and 0.7 assists. He scored 10 points on 4-for-4 shooting in a 15-point loss to the Trail Blazers in his Lakers debut.