Lawson signs contract with San Antonio

LAWRENCE, Kan. – Former Kansas forward Dedric Lawson has signed an Exhibit 10 contract with the San Antonio Spurs, sources confirmed Monday.

Named Consensus All-America Third Team, Lawson concluded his lone season at Kansas averaging 19.4 points and 10.3 rebounds per game, leading the Big 12 in both stats and becoming the first Jayhawk to average a double-double since Thomas Robinson who averaged 17.7 points and 11.9 rebounds in 2011-12. The 2019 Big 12 Newcomer of the Year and unanimous All-Big 12 First Team selection, Lawson is the only player in the league averaging a double-double.

Lawson spent some of his summer as a member of the Golden State Warriors’ Summer League Team. He saw action in four games during the Warriors’ five-game stretch in Las Vegas, averaging 16.8 minutes, 6.0 points and 6.0 rebounds per game.