Talen Horton-Tucker is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Horton-Tucker played college basketball for the Iowa State Cyclones.
During the regular season in 2020–21, Horton-Tucker established himself as a reliable rotational player after a solid preseason.
Against the Houston Rockets on January 10, 2021, he tallied a career-high 17 points as a second-string player.
On February 4, he came off the bench to score 17 points as the club defeated the Denver Nuggets 114–93.
During the team’s 128–97 victory over the Golden State Warriors on March 15, he set a new career-high with 18 points and 10 assists.
For leaving the bench during a fight between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Toronto Raptors on April 8, Horton-Tucker was given a one-game suspension.
A three-pointer by him in overtime helped the squad to a 101–99 overtime victory over the New York Knicks on May 11.
As of October 11, 2021, Horton-Tucker will be gone for at least four weeks after having surgery to repair torn ligaments in his right thumb.
When the Golden State Warriors beat him 112–128 on April 7, 2022, he had a career-high 40 points.
Horton-Tucker averaged 10 points and 2.7 assists per game during the Lakers’ disappointing season.
Talen Horton-Tucker Salary: How Is Much Does Talen Horton-Tucker Make?
Professional basketball player Talen Horton-Tucker takes home an annual average salary of $10,260,000.