Gary Trent Jr, born on January 18, 1999) is located in Columbus, Ohio, USA. He is an American professional basketball player and a shooting guard.
Location: G-F (No. 33)
Height: 1.96 meters / 6 feet 5
Weight: 95 kg/209 lbs
Team: Toronto Raptors
School: Duke University
Draft: No. 7 pick in the second round of 2018
Salary this season: $16 million
Gary Trent Jr. is the son of former NBA player Gary Trent and graduated from Duke University. After finishing his freshman year, Trent announced his intention to forgo his final three seasons of college eligibility and declare for the 2018 NBA Draft.
Trent Jr. has a perfect figure in the second position, with good athletic ability and excellent running and jumping ability. As a shooter, Trent Jr. has excellent shooting skills and dares to use his three-pointers to take over the offense at critical moments. He is a player with a big heart. In addition, his height and wingspan can help him have an advantage when defending players at the same position, has a keen sense of smell for steals, and has good rebounding ability. The disadvantage of Trent Jr. is that he lacks explosive power. Although he is outstanding off the ball, he is relatively mediocre on the ball holding end.
In the 2018 NBA Draft, he was selected by the Sacramento Kings at No. 37 in the second round, and then traded to the Portland Trail Blazers. On March 28, 2021, Beijing time, he was traded to the Raptors by the Blazers.