Lakers extend qualifying offers to Caruso, Williams

Sam Amico

The Los Angeles Lakers have extended qualifying offers to guard Alex Caruso and power forward Johnathan Williams, making both players restricted free agents.

Caruso, 25, is 6-foot-4 and went undrafted out of Texas A&M in 2016. He appeared in 25 games with the Lakers this past season. He averaged 9.2 points and 3.1 assists while shooting 45 percent from the floor.

Williams, 24, is 6-9. He went undrafted out of Gonzaga in 2018 and appeared in 24 games with the Lakers, averaging 6.5 points and 4.1 rebounds.


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