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.
The Orlando Magic drafted Horton-Tucker on June 20 with the 46th overall choice in the 2019 NBA draft. This was Horton-first Tucker’s year in the NBA.
On the night of the draft, he was sent to the Los Angeles Lakers in exchange for a draft pick in the second round in 2020 as well as some monetary considerations.
Horton-Tucker joined the Los Angeles Lakers after signing a contract with the team on July 13, 2019. At the beginning of the G League season, he was put on the roster of the South Bay Lakers, which is the affiliate team of the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA G League.
On December 8, 2019, he made his first appearance in an NBA game against the Minnesota Timberwolves.
As a result of the fact that the Lakers had secured the top record in the Western Conference, he was given a larger role during the NBA Bubble and even started in the game that concluded the regular season.
In-Game 5 of the Western Conference playoffs, which took place on September 12, 2020, Horton-Tucker came off the bench for the Los Angeles Lakers and played a total of ten minutes, scoring nine points to help the Lakers defeat the Houston Rockets by a score of 119–96 and move on to the next round.
Talen Horton-Tucker Siblings: Does Talen Horton-Tucker Have Siblings?
Professional baseball player, Talen Horton-Tucker has no siblings. There are no records of his brothers and sisters.