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Scotty Pippen Jr. agrees to two-way contract with Los Angeles Lakers, per stories

Scotty Pippen Jr. agrees to two-way contract with Los Angeles Lakers, per stories

Former Vanderbilt men’s basketball guard Scotty Pippen Jr. will likely be signing a two-way contract with the Los Angeles Lakers, in keeping with a number of stories.

Pippen, a two-time All-SEC participant for the Commodores, was not chosen within the two-round NBA draft, however he agreed to an undrafted free agent deal shortly after the conclusion of the draft.

Though Pippen was a prime performer within the SEC, he was not expected to be drafted because of his stature and restricted athleticism. Nonetheless, he’ll get a contract by which he’ll doubtless spend most of his time within the NBA G-League whereas having the ability to be “known as up” to the NBA.

Pippen, the son of NBA legend Scottie Pippen, is a local of Los Angeles and attended Sierra Canyon Excessive College.

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Pippen carried out nicely on the NBA mix and will enhance his capturing and ball-handling when he isn’t counted upon to be such a high-usage participant.

Scotty Pippen Jr. is signing a two-way contract with the Los Angeles Lakers, according to multiple reports.

Scotty Pippen Jr. is signing a two-way contract with the Los Angeles Lakers, in keeping with a number of stories.

Aria Gerson covers Vanderbilt athletics for The Tennessean. Contact her at agerson@gannett.com or on Twitter @aria_gerson.

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