Lakers waive point guard Jackson, rookie center Cacok

Veteran point guard Demetrius Jackson spent part of last season with the 76ers.

The Los Angeles Lakers have waived point guard Demetrius Jackson and center Devonte Cacock, the team announced in a news release.

The Lakers now have 14 players on guaranteed salaries, with veteran center Dwight Howard and his non-guaranteed deal taking up the final roster spot.

Jackson is 6-foot-1 and spent last season with the Philadelphia 76ers and the Delaware Blue Coats of the G League. He has also played for the Boston Celtics and Houston Rockets.

Cacock is 6-7 and went undrafted out of UNC Wilmington in June. He averaged 15.2 points and 12.3 rebounds as a senior, and set the NCAA record with 80 percent shooting from the field in 2016-17.