Who is Alex Caruso?
Alex Caruso is a professional American basketball player. He plays for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was born on the 28th of February, 1994 in College Station, Texas. Furthermore, he played college basketball for the Texas A&M Aggies. He has earned the second-team all-conference honors in the Southeastern Conference (SEC) as a senior in 2016.
|Celebrated Name||Alex Caruso|
|Birth Date||28th of February, 1994|
|Birth Place||College Station, Texas|
|Parents||Father: Mike Caruso
Mother: Jackie Caruso
|Height||6 feet 4 inches|
|Net Worth||$2 million|
Alex Caruso holds an American nationality, and as per ethnicity, he belongs to White. She is Christian by religion. Standing at a height of 6 feet 4 inches, and weighing about 84 kg, he has been able to maintain his body fit and healthy. He has the star sign of Pisces.
Alex Caruso is the son of Mike and Jackie Caruso. Furthermore, he has two sisters who attended the same college as him. Also, his father played four years at Creighton. Furthermore, he is an associate athletic director at Texas A&M. Caruso majored in sports management while studying at Texas A&M.
Caruso was undrafted in the 2016 NBA. However, he joined the Philadelphia 76ers for the 2016 NBA Summer League. He signed with the Oklahoma City Thunder on the 23rd of September, 2016. However, he was later waived by the Thunder on the 17th of October. Oklahoma City Blue of the NBA Development League acquired him on the 3rd of November, 2016.
Furthermore, Caruso joined the Lakers for the 2017 NBA Summer League. Lakers signed him to the first two-way contract on the 13th of July, 2017 after several productive games. These games included one in which Caruso started in place of the injured Lonzo Ball and led the Lakers to a victory. Furthermore, Caruso became the first player to go directly from the D-League via a two-way contract to the NBA. He helped the Lakers to win the 2017 NBA Summer League Championship in Las Vegas. Caruso made his NBA debut on the 19th of October, 2017 against the team Los Angeles Clippers.
Los Angeles Lakers
Later, Caruso signed another two-way contract with the Los Angeles Lakers. He signed the contract after a successful showing in the 2018 NBA Summer League. He recorded a season-high 15 points, 6 rebounds, and 3 assists on the 6th of March, 2019 in a 115–99 loss to the Denver Nuggets. Furthermore, he scored a new career-high 32 points in a 122–117 victory over the Clippers on the 5th of April. Also, he became the only other Laker that season to record a 30+ point, 10+ rebound, 5+ assist game aside LeBron James. Caruso scored 18 points with a career-high 11 assists in a 113–109 home win over the Utah Jazz on the 7th of April, 2019. He signed a two-year contract with the Lakers worth $5.5 million on the 6th of July, 2019.
Alex Caruso along with earning name and fame, he has been able to earn a wise amount of money. He has an estimated net worth of $2 million as of 2020.