The Los Angeles Lakers yesterday signed heart Colin Castleton and guard D’Moi Hodge to two-way contracts.
Castleton (6’11”, 231) appeared in 26 video games (all begins) in his last marketing campaign on the College of Florida final season, averaging 16.0 factors, 7.7 rebounds, 2.7 assists and three.0 blocks in 31.2 minutes per contest, incomes him All-SEC First Staff honors. The 2023 All-SEC Defensive Staff choice led the convention in blocks per recreation, good for the third-best mark within the NCAA. Throughout 5 seasons at Florida (2020-23) and the College of Michigan (2018-20), Castleton posted averages of 10.4 factors, 5.6 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 1.7 blocks in 20.9 minutes per recreation whereas taking pictures 53.7 % from the sector.
Hodge (6’4”, 185) most lately performed his last collegiate season on the College of Missouri (2022-23) the place he averaged 14.7 factors, 3.9 rebounds, 1.6 assists and a pair of.6 steals in 29.1 minutes per recreation, whereas taking pictures an SEC-best 40.0 % from 3-point vary. The British Virgin Islands native led the convention in each complete steals (91) and steals per recreation as a Tiger. Previous to Missouri, Hodge performed at Cleveland State College (2020-22) and the State Faculty of Florida (2018-20).
Each gamers will swimsuit up for the 2023 Los Angeles Lakers’ Summer time League staff.