Former second-round decide Talen Horton-Tucker has established himself as a strong rotation participant for the Lakers over the three years that he has spent with the staff.
Nevertheless, there are indications that the 21-year-old capturing guard just isn’t featured in Darvin Ham’s plans for the approaching season. The brand new Lakers head coach has hardly ever talked about THT when speaking about his staff which is seen an indication of him falling out of the rotation.
Jovan Buha of The Athletic stated this week on the “Lakers Nation Podcast” that swingman Talen-Horton Tucker may doubtlessly be outdoors the Los Angeles Lakers’ rotation within the 2022-23 marketing campaign. Buha notes that Ham, the staff’s new head coach, has “hardly ever” talked about Horton-Tucker or any function Horton-Tucker may need subsequent yr, as transcribed by Lakers Twitter determine @RichStapless. Buha additionally says that Lakers figures he has personally spoken to have seldom introduced up Horton-Tucker as effectively.
This previous season Horton-Tucker averaged 10 factors, 3.2 rebounds and a pair of.7 assists in 25.2 minutes per recreation for the Lakers.