Alex Caruso early life, career beginnings, personal life, and net worth

If you are a fan of the NBA, you must have heard the name, Alex Caruso. Alex is one of the top emerging players in the sport. He is a professional basketball player and is an important part of the team; Los Angeles Lakers. In his college days, he used to play for Texas A&M Aggies and also got the second-team all-conference in SEC in the year 2016. He was born on February 28, 1994, and joined the Lakers in the year 2017.

Before he got into the limelight, he was a ball boy for the Aggies. Later he played for the same team and earned SEC All-Defensive Team. He had also played with Lonzo Ball when he was a rookie and player for Lakers.

Career beginning

If we talk about Alex’s career, it started from his high school where he played basketball under Rick German and Rusty Segler. He was quite talented and had an average of 9 rebounds and 18 points while playing as a senior in his high school. He was also the MVP in the district, All-State and TABC All-Star. Alex’s professional career embarked in the year 2016 when he played for Philadelphia 6ers in the NBA Summer League. In September 2016 he joined Oklahoma City Thunder which later released him. Then in November, he was chosen for the Oklahoma City Blue for playing in the NBA development league.

The biggest turning point in his career came in 2017 when he joined Lakers in the 2017 Summer League of NBA. He performed well in all the games and got the victory for his team. He got the two-way contract from the Lakers on July 13, 2017. He was the first player who got shifted from D-league to NBA directly. He played his first NBA match against Los Angeles Clippers on October 19, 2017. However, ho only got 12 minutes of play but in that time span, he scored two assists, one rebound and 2 points.

Alex Caruso’s successful career growth

Alex signed a two-way contract with Los Angeles Lakers after the success of the 2018 NBA Summer League; then, on March 6, 2019, he created a record by scoring 15 points, three assists, and six rebounds with a 99-115 loss to the Denver Nuggets team. Alex scored a high score in his career with 32 points in a 122 -177 victory on April 15. He has been named the only Laker player in the season who scored higher than LeBron James’ previous record of 30+ points, five assists, and ten rebounds per game. On April 7, 2019, he played more than six games, and Alex scored more than 18 points which is high in his career, with 11 assists with 113-109 and won the match over Utah Jazz.

After the end of the season, Alex signed a two years contract with the Lakers worth $ 5.5 million. On October 11, 2020, he won his debut NBA championship by defeating Miami Heat in six games. Alex has become an unrestricted free agent at the end of the 2020-21 season. On August 10, 2021, Alex signed a four-year contract with Chicago Bulls worth $ 37 million. On January 21, 2022, the team lost the match to Milwaukee Bucks 90-94; then, he was fouled by Grayson Allen, the opposing guard. Later Bulls team announced that Alex had fractured his right wrist and was undergoing surgery for that. Because of that, he will be kept out for 6 to 8 weeks. Alex was named the NBA All-Defensive First Team for the first time at the end of the season. 

What are his skills?

Caruso plays as a guard and scores most of his points by attacking the rim. In the 2018-19 season, he took the final shot from the perimeter which showed his skills to score from the outer areas in the court. He is great at passing and defends every well, which makes him an important asset to the team. When Alex left Texas A&M, he was the all-time leader with around 650 assists and 276 steals.

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Personal life

Alex’s father’s name is Mike Caruso, and Mother’s name is Jackie Caruso. He has two sisters; Megan and Aggies. Alex’s father is a Republican member of the Legislature of Florida. He completed his studies in Texas where is majored in the subject of Sports management. His father also played basketball for four years and is also holds the post of associate athletic director at Texas A&M.

Alex Caruso relationship

Alex Caruso was in a relationship with Abby Brewer and worked as an executive in BLND Public Relations. They had both been in a relationship for many years; he used to post more together pictures on his social media platforms. Alex has not shared where they first met and started their relationship, and he did not disclose more information about his personal life. Still, there are many rumors on Social media that Alex was married to his long-term girlfriend, Abby, but all the information is fake, and they are both still dating. Only, I hope they both will marry in the upcoming years.

Net worth

If we talk about the current Net worth of Alex, it is around $2 million. He earned the same amount that of a D-League player when he was not even a part of the NBA.

The Body Measurements of Alex Caruso

Alex Caruso will stand 6 feet 5 inches or 196 cm in height, and his weight is 84 kg or 186 lbs. There is no information about Alex Caruso’s chest, waist, and hip sizes because he did not disclose any details. His hair color is dark brown, and he has dark grey hair; Alex’s shoe and dress size are unknown.

Social media presence of Alex Caruso

Alex Caruso is active on social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. The NBA player has more than 1.6 million followers on his Instagram account. He will often post more of his pictures and videos. He has over 753 K followers on Facebook and will post more of his upload. He has earned more than 312k followers on his Twitter account.

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