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Los Angeles Lakers | #20 | Forward

Cole

Swider

PPG

1.8

RPG

1.4

APG

0.8

PIE

5.7

HEIGHT

6'9" (2.06m)

WEIGHT

220lb (100kg)

COUNTRY

USA

LAST ATTENDED

Syracuse

AGE

23 years

BIRTHDATE

May 8, 1999

DRAFT

Undrafted

EXPERIENCE

Rookie

6'9" | 220lb | 23 years

DRAFT

Undrafted

BIRTHDATE

May 8, 1999

COUNTRY

USA

LAST ATTENDED

Syracuse

EXPERIENCE

Rookie

Player Bio

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

Signed a two-way contract with the Los Angeles Lakers on 7/1/22

BEFORE NBA

Appeared in 110 games (50 starts), averaging 7.8 points, 3.7 rebounds and 0.9 assists in 21.7 minutes ... Shot 43.2 percent from the field (305-706) for his career and 38.1 percent from three-point range (167-438) ... Scored in double figures in 35 games, including six games with 20+ points ... Tallied six career double-doubles ... Made multiple three pointers in 47 games, including twelve games with 4+ threes ... 2021-22 (Syracuse): Appeared in 33 games (all starts), averaging 13.9 points, 6.8 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 34.5 minutes ... Shot 44.0 percent from the field, 41.1 percent from three and 86.6 percent from the free-throw line ... Scored in double figures in 24 games, including five contests with 20+ points ... Recorded a career-high 36 points (14-21 FG, 7-11 3PT) on 2/28/22 at UNC ... Tallied six double-doubles, including a 28-point, 13-rebound performance vs. Florida State in the first round of the 2022 ACC Tournament on 3/9 ... 2020-21 (Villanova): Appeared in 25 games (two starts), averaging 5.7 points, 2.8 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 18.9 minutes ... Shot 40.2 percent from three-point range (35-87) ... Scored in double figures in two games ... Had a season-best 13 points with three buckets from beyond the arc in Villanova’s victory over Hartford on 12/1 ... 2019-20 (Villanova): Appeared in 31 games (15 starts), averaging 6.1 points and 2.9 rebounds in 18.5 minutes ... Shot 44.2 percent from the field (72-163) ... Began the season with 18 points and six rebounds in a 97-54 win against Army West Point on 11/5 in which he connected on 6-of-9 from the field and 4-of-6 from three ... Followed up the performance with a season-best 26 points and added seven rebounds in a 98-69 victory against Middle Tennessee in the Myrtle Beach Invitation-al on 11/21 ... 2018-19 (Villanova): Appeared in 21 games off the bench, averaging 3.5 points and 1.2 rebounds in 9.6 minutes ... Tallied a season-high 11 points, which featured three three-pointers, when the Wildcats defeated Canisius on 11/22

PERSONAL LIFE

Son of Jeff and Jenny Swider ... His sister, Kylie, is a junior on the Villanova basketball squad ... Majored in communication and rhetorical studies in the College of Visual and Performing Arts ... 2016-17 Rhode Island Gatorade Player of the Year as a junior ... Averaged 26.5 points, 11.2 rebounds, 3.1 assists, 1.9 steals and 1.3 blocks per game for St. Andrew’s ... Member of the USA Junior National Team that competed in the 2018 Nike Hoop Summit