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Dion Waiters: The Lakers will train ex Guard after clearing the squad



The Lakers are planning to train former Miami Heat Dion Waiters security guard on Monday, according to Adrian Wojnarowski and Dave McMenamin of ESPN.

On Sunday, Los Angeles gave up guard Troy Troyels, clearing a spot in the squad, which ESPN reported that the team was "in no hurry" to fill.

In early February, just a few days after becoming part of the trade around Andre Iguodala and Jae Crowder traveled from Memphis to Miami, Grizzlies gave up on Waiters.

The previous No. 4 option on the draft NBA 2012 has appeared in just three matches this season, playing just 42 combined minutes.

At the end of December, reports emerged that Heat was "determined" to switch from the Waiters, suspending him three times before Christmas. Earlier that month, Miami suspended six games for "failing to comply with team policy, violating team rules and continuing to disobey."

On November 10, he was suspended for 10 matches for detrimental behavior against the team, in the midst of unconsciousness on a team's flight after eating a food infused into the THC.

Waiters were also suspended for Heat's season's opening and missed time in the election because of what Miami considered personal reasons.

Last season, the Waiters played in 44 games, scoring an average of 12 points, 2.8 assists and 2.6 rebounds per contest.

According to ESPN, Waiters was once a customer of Lakers GM Rob Pelinka when Pelinka was a player agent. The waiter is currently represented by Rich Paul, who also represents LeBron James and Anthony Davis.

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