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Silver Screen and Roll Dec 28, 2014

Lakers claim Tarik Black, waive Xavier Henry

The Lakers made a small move, but it meant the release of Xavier Henry. The Los Angeles Lakers have claimed recently-waived big man Tarik Black and released Xavier Henry to make space for him, the team announced. Black was waived by the Houston Rockets to create a roster slot for Josh Smith, who was released by the Detroit Pistons. Black was playing a minimal role for Houston, averaging just 15.4 minutes. He was productive in his short time on the court, however, pulling down 5.1 rebounds per game while scoring 4.2 points. Black is a 23-year-old rookie who went undrafted out of Kansas....

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