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Lakers guard Jodie Meeks turns 26 years old

August 21, 2013|By Eric Pincus

Lakers guard Jodie Meeks turned 26-years old on Wednesday.

Meeks is heading into his second season with the franchise.  He averaged 7.9 points a game last year in 78 appearances, shooting 38.7% from the field and 35.7% from three.

This off-season, the Lakers exercised their team option to keep Meeks for another season at $1.55 million.

Meeks finished the season with a high ankle sprain that knocked him out of the Lakers' first-round matchup against the San Antonio Spurs.

The Lakers are hoping he'll become a steadier outside threat this coming season.

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Email Eric Pincus at eric.pincus@gmail.com and follow him on Twitter @EricPincus.

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