EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – The Los Angeles Lakers have waived guard Darius Johnson-Odom, it was announced today.
Johnson-Odom, the 55th overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft, was acquired by the Lakers from Dallas on draft night. The 6-2 guard out of Marquette averaged 15.7 points, 3.1 rebounds and 2.5 assists in 105 collegiate games. As a senior, the Raleigh, North Carolina native led his team in scoring (18.3 ppg) and earned All-Big East honors in addition to being named an Honorable Mention All-American by the Associated Press.
Johnson-Odom appeared in four games for the Lakers this season, where he totaled four rebounds and one assist in six minutes.