Talen Horton-Tucker shined in his preseason debut with the Los Angeles Lakers and received high praise from his teammates.
Horton-Tucker had 19 points, nine rebounds, four assists and three steals, as the Lakers defeated the Clippers in their preseason opener (81-87).
“He’s gonna be a great player. He’s young, but he has a (high) poise and maturity to his game. I expect big things in his future,” Kyle Kuzma said about Horton-Tucker, via Mike Trudell of Spectrum Sportsnet.
“That boy @Thortontucker is goin to be special!” Jared Dudley tweeted.
Horton-Tucker and the Lakers will face the Clippers again on Sunday.