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Los Angeles Lakers | #4 | Guard-Forward

Lonnie

Walker IV

PPG

12.1

RPG

2.6

APG

2.2

PIE

8.3

HEIGHT

6'4" (1.93m)

WEIGHT

204lb (93kg)

COUNTRY

USA

LAST ATTENDED

Miami

AGE

23 years

BIRTHDATE

December 14, 1998

DRAFT

2018 R1 Pick 18

EXPERIENCE

4 Years

6'4" | 204lb | 23 years

DRAFT

2018 R1 Pick 18

BIRTHDATE

December 14, 1998

COUNTRY

USA

LAST ATTENDED

Miami

EXPERIENCE

4 Years

Player Bio

Lonnie Walker IV was born in Reading, Pennsylvania. He attended Reading High School, where he played basketball on the varsity team each of his four years. As a freshman, he averaged 8.1 points per game. Walker upped his scoring each subsequent season, and in his senior year he averaged 18.4 points per contest. That season, he was the leading scorer for a Reading team that won its first state championship in school history. Walker received a number of accolades for his performance on the court. He was a McDonald's All-American and earned co-MVP honors at the Jordan Brand Classic. He was also named Mr. Pennsylvania Basketball. Walker has appeared in a PETA campaign with his dog, Zola, reminding people to refrain from leaving their dogs in hot, parked cars. In 2018, he donated 200 pairs of shoes to his hometown youth league. Learn more about Walker by following him on Twitter (@lonniewalker_4) and on Instagram (@buddah). Walker was named to the Atlantic Coast Conference All-Freshman Team and the All-ACC Honorable Mention List for the 2017-18 season. He ranked sixth among ACC freshmen in scoring and led the University of Miami in that category (11.5 points per game) as well. Additionally, Walker led the Hurricanes in total points (368) and field-goal attempts (318). He also was second on the team in field goals (132), three-pointers (56) and three-point attempts (162). The Reading, Pennsylvania native helped Miami qualify for the 2018 NCAA Tournament. Walker announced he would enter the 2018 NBA Draft after his freshman season at the University of Miami. He was chosen in the first round (18th overall) of the draft by the San Antonio Spurs.