#5, Shooting guard, Los Angeles Lakers
|Born:||November 25, 2000|
|Team:||Los Angeles Lakers|
|NBA Draft:||2019, 46 pick|
Talen Horton-Tucker was something of a legend in the Chicago high school basketball world. The Uptown native garnered national accolades throughout his career at Simeon Career Academy High School where he held a 20.5 ppg/8.7rpg/4.8apg stat line his senior year and led his team to a 29-4 record
On November 20, 2018, Horton–Tucker scored a career-high 26 points and grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds in a win against Illinois.
Talen Horton-Tucker – shooting guard who was selected 46th overall in the 2019 NBA Draft by the Orlando Magic, who then directly traded him to the Los Angeles Lakers.
With an offensive repertoire consisting of a patented step-back, a deceptively quick first step and an impressive amount of flair in his finishes around the rim, Horton-Tucker defies what many assume someone of his proportions is capable of.