Talen Horton-Tucker
Aug 13, 2020; Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA; Talen Horton-Tucker #5 of the Los Angeles Lakers goes up for a slam dunk against Jabari Parker #33 of the Sacramento Kings during the third quarter at The Field House at ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex on August 13, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Mandatory Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Pool Photo-USA TODAY Sports

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.