Talen Horton-Tucker's Stats and Biography

Team: Utah Jazz

Position: SG

Height: 6'4" (1.93m)

Weight: 234lb (106kg)

Country: USA

Attended: Iowa State

Age: 23 years

Dob: November 25, 2000

Draft: 2019 R2 Pick 46


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QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

Was Talen Horton-Tucker Traded?
Yes, Talen Horton-Tucker was traded from the Los Angeles Lakers to the Utah Jazz on August 25, 2022.

What Is The Contract Of Talen Horton-Tucker?
Talen Horton-Tucker signed a three-year, $30.78 million contract extension with the Lakers in 2021, which includes a player option for the 2023-24 season.

What Is The Age Of Talen Horton-Tucker?
Talen Horton-Tucker is 23 years old.

What Is The Height Of Talen Horton-Tucker?
Talen Horton-Tucker stands at a height of 6′ 4″.

What Is The Wingspan Of Talen Horton-Tucker?
Talen Horton-Tucker has a wingspan of 7-foot-1.

What Is Talen Horton-Tucker's Fantasy Value?
Talen Horton-Tucker's fantasy value is determined by his average statistics including points, rebounds, assists, and more, which can fluctuate based on his role and performance in games.

What Is Talen Horton-Tucker's Game Log?
As an NBA journalist, I don't have the specific details on Talen Horton-Tucker's 2023-24 game log at this moment.

Who Is Talen Horton-Tucker's Wife?
As of the provided context, Talen Horton-Tucker's wife is unknown.

Talen Jalee Horton-Tucker, more widely recognized as Talen Horton-Tucker, is an incredibly talented American professional basketball player, currently a part of the Utah Jazz from the National Basketball Association (NBA). Before transferring to Utah Jazz, Horton-Tucker displayed his skills while playing for the Iowa State Cyclones and the Los Angeles Lakers. Born in Chicago on November 25, 2000, Horton-Tucker attributes his basketball prowess to his upbringing on the North side of Chicago in the Uptown neighborhood.

Horton-Tucker was brought up by his parents, Shirley Horton and Marlin Tucker, in a home that encouraged and nurtured his love for basketball. As an elementary student at St. Matthias Elementary School in Chicago, Horton-Tucker’s knack for the sport was so promising that his jersey No. 5 was retired. His talent only grew as he moved on to Simeon Career Academy where he was instrumental in securing three straight City Championships.

ESPN recognized Horton-Tucker’s extraordinary abilities on the court and labeled him as a four-star recruit. In October 2017, Horton-Tucker officially committed to playing college basketball for the Iowa State Cyclones over Illinois and Xavier. Horton-Tucker’s basketball career started taking off rapidly from this point, with simultaneous increases in his skill level and recognition.

On November 20, 2018, Horton-Tucker’s performance shot through the roof when he managed to score a career-high 26 points while also grabbing a record 14 rebounds in a victory against Illinois. He had a great run during his freshman year with an average of 11.8 points and 4.9 rebounds in addition to 2.3 assists and 1.3 steals for every 27-min average game. After such an incredible start, it was no surprise that Horton-Tucker declared for the NBA draft in 2019.

Horton-Tucker officially entered the big leagues on June 20, 2019, when he was chosen as the 46th overall pick in the NBA draft by the Orlando Magic. However, he was quickly traded to the Los Angeles Lakers for their 2020 second round draft pick and cash considerations. In July 2019, Horton-Tucker officially put pen to paper and signed a contract with the Lakers. His NBA debut came towards the end of the year on December 8, 2019, against the Minnesota Timberwolves. He proved his skills important for the Lakers and received notable attention during the NBA Bubble, even starting in the regular season finale.

In September 2020, Horton-Tucker further demonstrated his abilities by scoring 9 points in just 10 minutes in Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinals. This feat helped the Lakers crush the Houston Rockets with a 119-96 victory, advancing them to the subsequent round. He eventually got the taste of victory when the Lakers won the 2020 NBA Finals in 6 games against the Miami Heat, making him the second-youngest NBA championship winner.

In subsequent seasons, Horton-Tucker continued to carve out a significant role for himself in the Lakers. Having solidified his standing within the team, Horton-Tucker achieved a series of personal bests, including a record 18 points with 10 assists in March against the Golden State Warriors, and an essential three-pointer that sealed an overtime win against the New York Knicks in May.

Despite these impressive performances, Horton-Tucker had to take a break in October 2021 for a surgery to repair torn ligaments in his right thumb. During the pause in his career, he was almost transferred to the Toronto Raptors as part of a three-team trade. However, he remained with the Lakers, where he further excelled and on April 7, 2022, he recorded a career-best 40 points although the Lakers lost the game to the Golden State Warriors.

The most defining moment of Horton-Tucker’s career came in August 2022 when he was traded to Utah Jazz alongside Stanley Johnson. In exchange, the Lakers received Patrick Beverley. Horton-Tucker made his Jazz debut in October, showing promise with three points and two steals in a winning match against the Denver Nuggets. Since joining the Jazz, Horton-Tucker has reached new career highs, attaining his personal best of 41 points in a March 2023 game against the San Antonio Spurs. Despite the occasional ups and downs, one thing remains certain – the NBA can expect much more from the inexhaustible talent of Talen Horton-Tucker.

Latest Stats

Utah Jazz vs. Golden State Warriors on Apr 14, 2024 Stats (away)
Points: 0
Two pointers made: 0
Three pointers made: 0
Steals: 0
Free throws made: 0
Turnovers: 0
Assists: 0


Houston Rockets vs. Utah Jazz on Apr 11, 2024 Stats (home)
Points: 16
Two pointers made: 3
Three pointers made: 2
Steals: 0
Free throws made: 4
Turnovers: 1
Assists: 5


Denver Nuggets vs. Utah Jazz on Apr 09, 2024 Stats (home)
Points: 24
Two pointers made: 6
Three pointers made: 4
Steals: 1
Free throws made: 0
Turnovers: 4
Assists: 2


Utah Jazz vs. Golden State Warriors on Apr 07, 2024 Stats (away)
Points: 0
Two pointers made: 0
Three pointers made: 0
Steals: 0
Free throws made: 0
Turnovers: 0
Assists: 0


Utah Jazz vs. Los Angeles Clippers on Apr 05, 2024 Stats (away)
Points: 17
Two pointers made: 3
Three pointers made: 2
Steals: 2
Free throws made: 5
Turnovers: 1
Assists: 1


Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Utah Jazz on Apr 02, 2024 Stats (home)
Points: 12
Two pointers made: 3
Three pointers made: 2
Steals: 1
Free throws made: 0
Turnovers: 0
Assists: 0


Houston Rockets vs. Utah Jazz on Mar 29, 2024 Stats (home)
Points: 0
Two pointers made: 0
Three pointers made: 0
Steals: 0
Free throws made: 0
Turnovers: 0
Assists: 0


San Antonio Spurs vs. Utah Jazz on Mar 27, 2024 Stats (home)
Points: 0
Two pointers made: 0
Three pointers made: 0
Steals: 0
Free throws made: 0
Turnovers: 0
Assists: 2


Dallas Mavericks vs. Utah Jazz on Mar 25, 2024 Stats (home)
Points: 0
Two pointers made: 0
Three pointers made: 0
Steals: 0
Free throws made: 0
Turnovers: 0
Assists: 0


Utah Jazz vs. Houston Rockets on Mar 23, 2024 Stats (away)
Points: 0
Two pointers made: 0
Three pointers made: 0
Steals: 0
Free throws made: 0
Turnovers: 0
Assists: 0