The Lakers added some size up front to make up for absence of Andrew Bynum & Chris Mihm. The addition of DJ Mbenga gives the Lakers a shot blocking presence in the middle to spell Kwame Brown & Ronny Turiaf in the middle.
Los Angeles is the third NBA stop for DJ this year after being in camp with the Dallas Mavericks before getting cut just before opening day. Mbenga then moved onto the Golden State Warriors where he appeared in 16 games.
Mbenga signed a 10-day contract. The Lakers roster is now maxed out at 15 players.