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Lakers sign F Beachem

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(TSX / STATS) -- The Los Angeles Lakers signed forward V.J. Beachem on Friday.

Terms of the deal were not released by the team, but ESPN reports Beachem's contract is partially guaranteed.

Beachem, a former Notre Dame standout, was not selected in the 2017 NBA Draft. He averaged 14.5 points and 4.1 rebounds in 36 games for the Fighting Irish last season.

He played four games with the Minnesota Timberwolves during the NBA's summer league in Las Vegas.

Los Angeles went 26-56 last season and finished 14th out of 15 teams in the Western Conference.

Updated August 11, 2017

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