The Los Angeles Lakers have extended the $1.9M qualifying offer to shooting guard Talen Horton-Tucker, it was announced today.
As a result of the qualifying offer, Horton-Tucker will become a restricted free agent.
The Lakers have early bird rights and can sign him up to a contract that projects to start at $10.4M. The contract must be for a minimum of 2 seasons.
In 65 games (four starts) last season, Horton-Tucker averaged 9.0 points (.458 FG%), 2.8 assists, 2.6 rebounds, and 1.0 steal in 20.1 minutes per game.