Former Texas forward Jon Holmes has reached a deal to join the Los Angeles Lakers, according to RealGM.
Holmes was not drafted earlier this summer after finishing his Texas career. However, he had a strong summer with the Boston Celtics, averaging 10 points and five rebounds and hitting 13 of 28 shots from 3-point range.
According to the report, Holmes will receive some guaranteed money, which gives him an inside track to a roster spot for the upcoming season.
Holmes, who could not be reached immediately, worked out for dozens of teams leading up to the draft. His stock appeared to be rising leading up to the NBA draft as scouts raved about his basketball IQ.
I genuinely love the university of Texas 🐂🐂🐂🐂🐂
— Jonathan Holmes (@J_Holmes10) August 7, 2015
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