Report: Spurs to sign former KU star Dedric Lawson to Exhibit 10 contract

TCU forward Lat Mayen (11) defends as Kansas forward Dedric Lawson (1) attempts a shot in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Fort Worth, Texas, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
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(WIBW) - Former KU All-American Dedric Lawson is reportedly getting a shot in the NBA with the San Antonio Spurs.

According to The Athletic's Jabari Young, Lawson and the team agreed to terms on an Exhibit 10 contract. That is a non-guaranteed, one-year deal that gets the former Jayhawk an invite to the team's camp.

It's possible the Exhibit 10 deal could then be converted into a two-way contract. But if Lawson is waived, he can be offered anywhere from $5,000-$50,000 by the Spurs and then sign with San Antonio's G-League affiliate to stay for 60 days.

Before this, Lawson played four NBA Summer League games for the Golden State Warriors. He averaged six points and five rebounds per contest while shooting 46% from the field in 17 minutes per game.

In his lone year on the court with the Jayhawks, Lawson was a third-team All-American. He took on a heavy production load, leading the team in scoring and rebounding.

The Memphis native was the only player in the Big 12 to average a double-double. He was the first Jayhawk to average a double-double since Thomas Robinson did it in 2011-12.

An unanimous All-Big 12 First Team selection, Lawson tied for second nationally with 22 double-doubles. He was also named the 2019 Big 12 Newcomer of the Year. The big man started his college career at Memphis before transferring to KU.