Originally written on Fox Sports West  |  Last updated 8/13/12
After taking his physical Monday at the Lakers' training facility, forward Devin Ebanks will sign the Lakers' qualifying offer that entails a one-year deal worth a little more than 1 million, according to his agent, David Bauman. The deal doesn't exactly elicit the same headlines as the Lakers' acquiring Steve Nash or Dwight Howard this off-season. But it is yet another move the Lakers have made to shore up a bench that finished near the last in the league in scoring. Ebanks, 23, averaged 4.0 points and 2.3 rebounds in his second season with the Lakers last year, and earned a few unexpected promotions. He started the season's first four games at small forward. Ebanks started five games at shooting guard while Kobe Bryant nursed a left shin injury in the season. And Ebanks started in place of Metta World Peace during his seven-game suspension for elbowing Oklahoma City guard James Harden two games before the playoffs. As a starter, Ebanks averaged 6.4 points on 47.8 shooting and 3....
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