Los Angeles Lakers forward and former Cal Poly star David Nwaba defends Charlotte Hornets guard Brian Roberts, right, during the second half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday in Los Angeles. Ringo H.W. Chiu AP
The Los Angeles Lakers have signed guard/forward David Nwaba to a 10-day contract, it was announced today by President of Basketball Operations Earvin “Magic” Johnson.
Nwaba joins the Lakers from the team’s NBA Development League affiliate, the Los Angeles D-Fenders, where he played 38 games (29 starts), averaging 13.9 points (.645 FG%), 7.0 rebounds, 1.4 steals, 1.2 blocks and 1.1 assists in 29.0 minutes. In 10 games played in February, Nwaba tallied 21.1 points (.656 FG%), 8.9 rebounds, 1.7 steals, 1.3 blocks, and 1.3 assists in 34.2 minutes.
The 6’5’’ Los Angeles native graduated from University High School in L.A., before attending Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo.