Lakers Release Brandon Heath

The roster’s down to 17 after Brandon Heath was let go Monday morning. Here’s the press release:

The Los Angeles Lakers have requested waivers on guard Brandon Heath, it was announced today.

Heath, a 6-3 guard out of San Diego State spent last season playing in France for Entente Orleans 45 where he averaged 12.0 points, 2.8 rebounds and 1.9 assists in 25 games. In five preseason games with the Lakers, Heath averaged 1.4 points in 8.6 minutes.

The Lakers’ preseason roster now stands at 17.