Lakers training camp will be a VERY competitive one…

Yahoo: The Los Angeles Lakers signed forward C.J. Giles on Friday.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

The 6-11, 240-pound Giles, who played two seasons with the Kansas Jayhawks before transferring to Oregon State, appeared in 10 games for the Beavers last season before being dismissed from the team in late January.

He averaged 6.3 points, 5.6 rebounds and 1.6 blocks per game at Oregon State.

  • Michael_23

    They just need someone to participate in scrimmages this traming camp. I see this guy getting cut after the first week or two.

  • Lakers 24 7

    … I think the Lakers are just looking for someone who can be a good replacement for Turiaf

  • gmikan99

    Too bad its not C.J. Miles.

  • gmikan99

    Read this before thinking that signing Giles is a good move…

    http://deadspin.com/sports/college-basketball/how-to-get-kicked-off-your-team-213265.php

  • Banzai

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    Looks a little bit like Jay Z

  • VoiceofReason

    finally a forward. :) hope hes good.

  • DCLAKER

    You never know…..one of these ‘signings’ will be a Laker (maybe 2),I want Brandon Heath to make the team,him or Mitchell.This guy is another athletic freak,WHICH WE NEED!

    Good luck to all of’em.

  • Gelo

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    I wish he’d play ball as good as JayZ raps.

    Looks like a head case with a ton of luggage. He’s tall and I read he has a legit NBA body.

    I know, it doesn’t mean anything.

  • Lakers 24 7

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    It is a good move, everytime somebody f*cks up, he’ll drag em by the ankles off the court and hit em in the head. haha

  • Mike KB24

    I met him at a 3ba game in Anaheim

  • RAZOR RAMON

    I dunked on his ass, he’s pretty good but no match for me….

  • ricky

    OMG the lakers actually signed a forward! i cant believe it. haha! i think he is gonna be cut along with dwayne mitchell and brandon heath.

    the only 2 guys really gonna be fighting for the last spot is gonna be crawford and karl. i personally like crawford cause of his athleticism. karl is just another shooter. i hope we can still retain the services of mbenga, but it would make our roster near full unless we send crawford or karl to nbdl for entire season. i believe sun yue will make the team for sure. he’ll be on the season roster, i have a good feeling. lakers looking solid and its gonna be a great season.

  • e

    i would love to cut mbenga and add this guy to the mix

  • gmikan99

    We don’t need head cases on this team. We don’t need a Lawrence Phillips disciple on this team.

  • DCLAKER

    We wanted Artest who’s the biggest headcase EVER…even over guys like Xavier Mcdaniels,Charles Barkley,Bill Walton (stoner)etc.

    So a headcase probably would’ve been the difference,for us,in the Finals.Someone crashing the boards,especially on offense and DUNKING IT ON SOMEBODY’S HEAD!

  • kb24bestever

    its good that the lakers its signing alot of players so out of a bunch we could get the best.

  • e

    i dont mind a head case as long as he’s not a leader on the team..we need someone physical in the pf spot backing up gasol

  • Got4?

    NBA Body: Check
    Athleticism: Check
    Bad Hands: Check
    No Skills: Check
    No Desire: Check
    Baggage: Check check check check

    Wadda ya know, it’s Kwame’s evil twin. At least that guy’s baggage was less dumb and destructive.

  • malcolm

    CJ is gonna kill…..nobodys F*#king with him

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