Lakers sign Derrick Caracter

Updated: August 15, 2010, 3:22 PM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol will have a couple of new people to carry their bags around next season.

After not having any rookies on the roster last season, the Los Angeles Lakers signed second-round draft pick Derrick Caracter on Friday a day after inking their other second-round selection, Devin Ebanks, on Thursday -- assuring there will be rooks around to fulfill the veterans' biddings.

Caracter, a 6-foot-9, 270-pound forward taken with the No. 58 pick, was ...

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