Found September 06, 2013 on
I was one of the few people who thought maybe Xavier Henry should have stayed at Kansas a little longer than the one season he chose to spend in Lawrence.
Henry was selected by Memphis with the 12th overall pick in 2010, and was traded to New Orleans in January 2012. He has started 18 games in his three-year NBA career.
Henry, trying to save his floundering career, has agreed to a deal with the Lakers. Henry will compete for a roster spot in training camp with Shawne Williams, Marcus Landry and rookies Elias Harris and Ryan Kelly.
The 6-foot-6 swingman appeared in 50 games for the the Pelicans, averaging 3.9 points and 1.8 rebounds.
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The Los Angeles Lakers have officially signed swingman Xavier Henry, according to the team’s official website:
The Los Angeles Lakers have signed free agent guard Xavier Henry, it was announced today by General Manager Mitch Kupchak. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not released.
Henry, a three-year NBA veteran, appeared in 50 games (2 starts) last season with the...
The Lakers have signed free-agent guard Xavier Henry, GM Mitch Kupchak announced on Thursday.
Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not released.
Henry, a three-year NBA veteran, appeared in 50 games (two starts) last season with the New Orleans Hornets (now Pelicans) averaging 3.9 points, 1.8 rebounds and 0.3 assists in 12.5 minutes.
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