Lakers request waivers on Newman

Malik Newman (14) is being waived by the Lakers, according to the team.

The Los Angeles Lakers have requested waivers on Malik Newman, according to the team’s website.

Newman, a 6-foot-3, 190-pound guard who went undrafted this year out of the University of Kansas, played in five games for the Lakers’ team in the Las Vegas Summer League that finished as runner-up behind the Portland Trail Blazers.

In those five games for Los Angeles, Newman scored 3.2 points per game in 9.8 minutes.