Lakers sign former Jayhawk guard Svi Mykhailiuk

Lakers sign former Jayhawk guard Svi Mykhailiuk

Courtesy: Los Angeles Lakers

EL SEGUNDO – The Los Angeles Lakers have signed guard Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk, it was announced today by General Manager Rob Pelinka. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not released.

The 47th overall pick in this year’s NBA Draft out of the University of Kansas, Mykhailiuk earned All-Big 12 Second Team honors last season, with averages of 14.6 points, 3.9 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game. Mykhailiuk shot a Big 12-leading 44.4 percent from three-point range and set the KU single- season record with 115 three-point field goals made.

A native of Cherkasy, Ukraine, Mykhailiuk began his collegiate career at 17 years old as the youngest player in Big 12 history, and would go on to make three trips to the Sweet Sixteen, including one Final Four appearance in his four-year career. Mykhailiuk has also represented the Ukraine at the international level, leading the U-20 National Team in scoring during the 2016 FIBA European Championship.