Talen Horton-Tucker, born on November 25, 2000), his hometown is located in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is an American professional basketball player. He was selected to the NBA in 2019 as a shooting guard and currently plays for the Utah Jazz in the NBA.
Height: 1.93 meters / 6 feet 4
Weight: 106 kg/234 lbs
Team: Utah Jazz
School: Iowa State University
Draft: the 16th pick in the second round of 2019
Salary this season: $9.5 million
He studied at Iowa State University in college. His excellent wingspan and huge palms helped him have a good physical advantage on the back line, so he made good contributions on both the rebounding and defensive ends. In his freshman season, he averaged 11.8 points, 4.9 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.3 steals in 27 minutes per game. According to media reports, Tucker once appeared to take away goods without payment, which led to a sharp drop in the draft pick.
In the 2019 NBA draft, the Lakers selected him with the 46th pick in the second round of the Magic purchase. He was only 19 years old and had a lot of static talent and potential, and finally joined this giant team. During the Lakers period, his performance was also recognized by his teammates and coaches, and he was also trained as the main force. If the explosive physical talent can make a name for itself, the Lakers will gain a lot with this second round pick.