The veteran guard has signed a 10-day contract with Los Angeles, the group introduced Monday, giving the Lakers further depth by a five-game highway stretch.
BREAKING: The Los Angeles Lakers have signed guard Andre Ingram to a 10-day contract.https://t.co/Q9CC27H7KA
— Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) March 11, 2019
Ingram performed in simply two video games with the Lakers final season, scoring a complete of 24 factors. He stole the present within the group’s loss to the Rockets on April 10 when he scored 19 factors and recorded three blocks in his NBA debut. Ingram even drew “MVP” chants with eventual MVP winner James Harden on the ground.
Ingram, 33, spent 10 years within the NBA G League (previously the D League) earlier than getting his massive break in Los Angeles.
In July 2018, Ingram hoped he would get invited to the Lakers coaching camp after the addition of LeBron James.
“There may be all the time the following factor, the following objective,” Ingram mentioned, through The Undefeated. “Coaching camp is the following factor, then enjoying nicely and doing nicely in your group, then the following factor and the following factor. That’s the way it all the time is.”
In October 2018, Ingram was added to the coaching camp roster of the South Bay Lakers. Later in January, he appeared in his 402nd profession recreation within the G League to grow to be the league’s all-time chief in video games performed.
Ingram will probably be one other veteran presence alongside James because the Lakers (30-36) battle for the eighth seed, which is at present held by the city-rival Clippers (38-29).
The primary cease will probably be in Chicago in opposition to the Bulls on Tuesday.