Former Georgia Bulldog Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is back with the Los Angeles Lakers for the 2018-2019 season after agreeing to a one-year, $12 million deal, Yahoo Sports’ Shams Charania reported Sunday.
Caldwell-Pope, who served a 25-day jail sentence in December for a March 2017 DUI charge while playing for the Detroit Pistons, played in 74 games with the Lakers last season, averaging 13.4 points, 5.2 rebounds and 2.2 assists in 33.2 minutes.
A former Greenville High School guard, Caldwell-Pope played for Georgia from 2011-2013 before begin selected by the Pistons with the eighth overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft.
The Lakers also signed four-time league MVP LeBron James to a four-year deal Sunday as well as JaVale McGee and Lance Stephenson to one-year deals.
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