Garrett Temple, born on May 8, 1986), native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA, is an American professional basketball player who plays for the New Orleans Pelicans as a guard.
Location: G-F (No. 41)
Height: 1.96 meters / 6 feet 5
Weight: 88 kg/195 lbs
Team: New Orleans Pelicans
School: Louisiana State University
In college, he studied at Louisiana State University (senior season) and averaged 7.1 points, 4.5 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 1.7 steals per game.
In 2009, Temple participated in the NBA draft and was not selected, and then joined the Rockets’ Summer League. He signed with the Rockets in the same year, but was soon fired. Temple has “wandered” the Rockets, Kings, Spurs, Bucks, Bobcats, Wizards, Grizzlies and other teams in his NBA career. Until August 8, 2021, Temple was traded to the New Orleans Pelicans.
Tapper is an experienced backup guard who puts defense first; he can play point guard and can defend two positions in the backcourt.