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Los Angeles Lakers | #5 | Guard

Talen

Horton-Tucker

PPG

10.0

RPG

3.2

APG

2.7

PIE

7.0

6'4" | 234lb | 21 years

Player Bio

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

One-time NBA Champion (2020) ... Has appeared in 71 NBA games (five starts) for the Lakers, averaging 8.7 points, 2.6 assists, 2.5 rebounds and 1.0 steal in 19.5 minutes per game ... Scored in double figures 30 times, including two 20-point performances ... Tallied four double-doubles ... Playoffs: Appeared in six games for the Lakers, averaging 6.7 points and 3.2 rebounds in 10.8 minutes ... Scored in double figures twice ... Tallied one double-double ... NBA G League: Appeared in 38 games (all starts), averaging 18.1 points, 6.2 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 1.4 steals in 29.8 minutes ... Scored in double figures 32 times, including 13 games with 20+ points and four 30-point outings ... Tallied four double-doubles ... Career Transactions: Selected by the Orlando Magic with the 46th overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft ... Acquired by the Los Angeles Lakers in exchange for a 2020 second round draft pick and cash considerations on June 20, 2019 ... Signed with the Lakers on July 13, 2019 ... Re-signed with the Lakers on August 6, 2021

BEFORE NBA

2018-19 (Iowa State): Big-12 All-Freshman selection ... Two-time Big-12 Newcomer of the Week ... All-Big-12 Honorable Mention ... Started 34 of 35 games, averaging 11.8 points, 4.9 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.3 steals in 27.2 minutes per game ... Scored in double figures in 19 games, including six games with 20+ points ... Scored a career-high 26 points with 14 rebounds, 6 assists, 1 steal and 3 blocks on 11/20 vs. Illinois ... Had multiple steals in 11 games, including a career-high five steals twice ... Made at least two 3FG in 14 games, including a career-high six triples once ... Tallied one career double-double

PERSONAL LIFE

Son of Shirley Horton and the late Marlin Tucker … Was the fourth youngest player in Division I basketball last season ... As a senior at Simeon Career Academy, averaged 20.4 points, 8.3 rebounds and 3.0 blocks ... Led Simeon to three-straight City Championships ... USA Today All-USA Boys Basketball Third-Team All-American ... USA Today Illinois Player of the Year and All-USA Illinois Boys Basketball First-Team Selection ... Chicago Sun-Times Player of the Year, All-Area and All-City First Team ... Had #5 jersey retired at St. Matthias Elementary School