Lakers sign free agent Udoka

Updated: August 13, 2003, 3:30 PM ET

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- The Los Angeles Lakers signed free agent guard-forward Ime Udoka, who was playing in the United States Basketball League.

Udoka averaged 19.4 points and 9.2 rebounds in 15 USBL games.

Before his USBL stint, the 6-foot-6 Udoka played for the National Basketball Developmental League's Charleston Lowgators.

In 50 games with the Lowgators, Udoka averaged 10.3 points, 5.4 rebounds and 1.3 assists.

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