American Alex Caruso is a professional basketball player.
He played for the Los Angeles Lakers G League of the National Basketball Association(NBA).
On Dec 9, 2019, 142-125 won the match against Timberwolves 16 points, 4 assists, 4 rebounds, and 2 steals in 30 minutes.
Alex Caruso was born on February 28, 1994, in College Station, Texas to Mike and Jackie Caruso.
His father Mike is also a former basketball player and associate athletic director at Texas A&M.
He has two sisters Megan, born in 2005, and Emily, born in 2001.
Alex Graduated from A&M Consolidated High School, College Station, Texas, where he got an opportunity to play basketball under the coaches such as Rusty Segler and Rick German.
Then, he joined Texas A&M University form 2012 to 2016. He played for the Texas A&M Aggies when he is an undergraduate university. He played a total of 137 games over his four-year career.
For the 2016 NBA Summer League, he was signed with the Philadelphia76ers basketball team.
He joined Oklahoma City Thunder on Sep 23, 2016, however, later he was suspended by that team.
Also, he is acquired by Oklahoma City Blue of the NBA Development League.
NBA Debut October 19, 2017, from Los Angeles Lakers against the Los Angeles Clippers match. On that match, he played for 12 minutes and holds 2 record points, assists 2, and 1 rebound in a 108-92 loss.
He joined Lakers for the 2017 NBA Summer League. Caruso played many beneficial games and did his best in every game. Finally, led the Laker to a victory.
Then, Los Angeles Laker registered him for a two-way contract and become the first player to go straight from D-League to the NBA via a two-way contract.
Caruso’s performance in the 2018 NBA Summer League is good and successful. He recorded against the team Denver Nuggets with a season-high 15 points, rebounds 6, assists 3 in a 115-99 loss.
On July 6, 2019, Alex signed a two-year contract with the Los Angles Lakers worth $5.5 m US.
From 2017 to 2018, his salary form Los Angeles Lakers was around $80 k US.
during his contract with Oklahoma City Thunder, his salary was around $50 k US.
Altogether, his net worth is approximately $2 m-$3 m US.
He was the 524th NBA and 17th of Los Angeles Laker’s best-paid player in 2018 whereas 118th NBA and 10th of Los Angeles Laker’s best-paid player in 2019.
Caruso has hazel eyes with blond hair. His height is 6 feet 5 inches and weight is 84 kg.
Alex has 105k followers on Twitter and 588k on Instagram.