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Los Angeles Lakers | #4 | Guard

Alex

Caruso

PPG

6.4

RPG

2.9

APG

2.8

PIE

8.4

6'4" | 186lb | 27 years

Player Bio

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

NBA Champion (2020) Has appeared in 126 games (13 starts) for Los Angeles, averaging 5.7 points, 2.0 rebounds and 2.2 assists in 18.0 minutes ... Scored in double figures in 25 games, including two games with 20+ and one 30-point contest ... Tallied three career double-doubles ... NBA G League: All-NBA G League Second Team (2018) ... Has appeared in 106 games (97 starts) for the Lakers and Blue, averaging 14.4 points, 3.8 rebounds, 6.1 assists and 2.1 steals in 29.9 minutes ... Scored in double figures in 77 games, including 21 games with 20+, two games with 30+ and one 40-point contest ... Tallied 12 double-doubles ... Career Transactions: Signed with the Oklahoma City Thunder on September 23, 2016 ... Waived by the Thunder on October 17, 2016 ... Signed a two-way contract with the Los Angeles Lakers on July 13, 3017 ... Re-signed with the Lakers on July 7, 2019

BEFORE NBA

Concluded his career as Texas A&M’s all-time leader in assists (649) and steals (276) … Posted 46 double-figure point games, including six games with 20+ points ... 2015-16 (Texas A&M): All-SEC Second Team and SEC All-Defensive Team selection … Started all 37 games, averaging 8.1 points, 3.6 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 2.1 steals per game … Ranked first in the SEC in steals (2.1) and fourth in assists (5.0) … 2014-15 (Texas A&M): Co-SEC Player of the Week once … Started all 33 games, averaging 9.1 points, 4.6 rebounds, 5.5 assists and 2.1 steals per game … Ranked first in the SEC in assists (5.5) and second in steals (2.1) … Posted his only career doubledouble on 1/31 vs. Vanderbilt … 2013-14 (Texas A&M): Appeared in 34 games (33 starts), averaging 9.0 points, 3.6 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 2.0 steals per game … Finished the season ranked first in the SEC in assists (5.0) and second in steals (2.0) … Scored a career-high 28 points 3/13 versus Missouri … 2012-13 (Texas A&M): Appeared in 33 games (17 starts), averaging 5.5 points, 3.2 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 1.9 steals per game … Finished the season ranked fifth in the SEC in steals (1.8) and eighth in assists (3.4) … Set A&M’s record for steals by a freshman (61)

PERSONAL LIFE

Son of Mike and Jackie Caruso ... Has one older sister, Megan, and one younger sister, Emily ... Father played basketball at Creighton ... Member of the Lakers’ championship entry at the 2017 NBA Las Vegas Summer League … Graduated with a degree from Texas A&M in Sports Management ... TABC All-State, TABC All-Regional and TABC All-Star during his time at A&M Consolidated High … Averaged 18 points and nine rebounds per game as a senior … Received invitations to the Pangos All-American Camp and NBA Players Association Camp ... Lists ping pong as a favorite off-the-court activity ... References getting signed by the Lakers as his greatest personal achievement ... Favorite non-NBA sports team is Manchester City F.C.