If you’re an NBA fan, you no doubt want to stay in touch with the latest developments in the business. No matter what’s going on, you’d want to keep track of it, as that’s the only way you will know the inner workings of the biggest basketball teams, no doubt present in the NBA. You can use this information in order to get the upper hand when betting on basketball. To help you stay on track and be the first to know about the latest basketball news, here’s something that just happened yesterday:
The Los Angeles Lakers have announced that they have signed on two powerful players yesterday. The first is Devin Ebanks, who, by signing the contract, prolonged his stay with the LA Lakers, after being with them since being drafted 43rd overall in 2010; during this time, he has appeared in 24 matches and he has started in 12 of them. The second player is Jodie Meeks, a free agent guard.
Meeks was born in 1987 and he has been playing in the NBA since 2009. He was selected 41st overall in the 2009 draft by the Milwaukee Bucks, where he stayed on for the 2009-2010 season. In February of 2010 he was traded by the Bucks to the 76ers in Philly (he was exchanged along with Francisco Elson for two other players, Royal Ivey and Primoz Brezec). In 2010 he scored 26 points for the 76ers in a 99-900 loss against Miami Heat, and just a couple of weeks later he got to start for the first time in his career. He continued to impress while with the 76ers, and back in March of this year he improved his best score by achieving 31 points; the career average for him looks like this: 2.2 rebounds, 8.1 points and 0.9 assists, all made in his 200 professional games. He has now signed a 2 year contract, which rumors have it at around $3 million.
Devin Ebanks has been playing with the Lakers for two years, and he’ll go on to play for two more years as he is kept by the Lakers. He was drafted 43rd overall in 2010, and he has managed to average 4.0 points, 0.5 assists and 2.3 rebounds in just 16.5 minutes that he played for the Lakers. Overall in his career he has just 44 games played, so among these two players it’s clear that Meeks is the one people have high expectations from.