Lakers snag big man Bryant on 1-year deal

Yahoo Sports has been informed by league sources that free agency centre Thomas Bryant has agreed to terms with the Los Angeles Lakers on a contract that will last for one year.

According to our sources, Bryant will be given the chance to compete for and maybe take the starting centre position.

According to our sources, the Toronto Raptors, Boston Celtics, Milwaukee Bucks, and Utah Jazz all shown interest in signing him.

After being selected in the second round of the 2017 NBA draught by the Lakers, Bryant will be returning to the city of Los Angeles, where he played for the Lakers during his rookie season

After being released from his previous team in 2018, he signed with the Washington Wizards and has been playing for them for the past four seasons

In January of 2021, he experienced a tear of his anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), but he came back a year later and participated in 27 games during the 2021-22 season.

His lifetime scoring average is 10.2 points, and he scores 5.7 points per game. He has a field goal percentage of 59 percent.