Friday, January 11, 2008

Coby Karl sticks with the Lakers

So the undrafted one gets to remain in the Big Show for the remainder of the season. A major hat tip goes to Coby Karl for his achievement, especially so for maintaining a spot on one of the better teams in the NBA.

Coby Karl's contract with Lakers guaranteed
By sticking with L.A. until Thursday, he is assured of making $427,163 this season.
Idaho Statesman

Coby Karl had one of the best games of his short NBA career Wednesday night, then he received some great news Thursday.

By sticking with the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday, Karl's contract becomes guaranteed, meaning the former Boise State standout will receive his full salary no matter what happens the rest of the season.

Karl, an undrafted free agent, will make $427,163, which is the league minimum for rookies.

"I'm pretty happy because not many guys make a team for the whole year," Karl said. "And it's not just any team, it's a team that's been pretty successful. It's fun to be around a winning group..."
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