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Friday, September 14, 2012
Lakers sign second-round pick Johnson-Odom

By Arash Markazi

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Lakers signed rookie guard Darius Johnson-Odom, the team was announced Friday.

Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not released.

Johnson-Odom was the 55th overall pick in the 2012 NBA draft, which the Lakers acquired from the Dallas Mavericks on draft night.

The 6-foot-2 guard out of Marquette averaged 15.7 points, 3.1 rebounds and 2.5 assists in 105 career games. As a senior, he led his team in scoring (18.3 points per game) and earned first team All-Big East honors in addition to being named an honorable mention All-American by the Associated Press.

Johnson-Odom played on the Lakers 2012 Summer League team in Las Vegas, averaging 3.8 points, 3.4 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 15.8 minutes.