EL SEGUNDO – The Los Angeles Lakers have signed forward Travis Wear to a 10-day contract, it was announced today by General Manager Rob Pelinka.
Wear has appeared in 33 games (29 starts) for the South Bay Lakers this season, averaging 16.7 points, 8.3 rebounds and 2.0 assists, while shooting 44.5 percent from the field and 41.9 percent from three-point range. In 2014-15, the UCLA graduate averaged 3.9 points and 2.1 rebounds in 13.2 minutes with the New York Knicks.
In February, he competed for the second time with Team USA as part of the FIBA World Cup Qualifying first round, helping lead the team to a 4-0 record.
The Lakers roster stands at 16, including two two-way players.