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.Luke Walton Los Angeles Lakers

Position: PF
Height: 6-8 / 2,03
Weight: 245 lbs. / 111,1 kg.
Born: 3/28/80
Hometown: San Diego, California

  Strengths: High basketball IQ... Versatile player... Makes everyone around better.
Weaknesses: Not especially good in any aspect of the game... Lacks quickness... Questionable jump shot.
Season highs: 16 points vs. Boston, seven rebounds vs. Davidson and eight assists vs. Washington State.
Attended the University HS in San Diego, California.
Played college ball at Arizona from 1998 to 2003.
Selected by the Los Angeles Lakers as 32nd overall pick in the 2003 NBA Draft.
Named Division III, CIF and Western League Player of the Year in 1998.
Earned 2nd Team All-America honors from The Sporting News and Basketball News in 2002.
Voted Pac-10 Tournament Most Outstanding Player in 2002.
Named one of 20 finalists for the Wooden Player of the Year Award in 2002.
Named NABC 1st Team All-District 15 and USBWA All-District 9.
Earned the Coaches vs. Cancer IKON Classic TIAA-Cref Scholar-Athlete Award in 2002.
Named Honorable Mention All-America by AP in 2002 and 2003.
Son of former NBA star Bill Walton.