1985 Tucker #17 of the Houston Rockets reacts after he is called for a foul against the Portland Trail Blazers … Tucker reach a two-year agreement", "ΚΑΕ ΑΡΗΣ / Aris BC - Official Page & Online Store - ΚΑΕ ΑΡΗΣ / Aris...", "PJ Tucker alla Fabi Shoes: altro sforzo della Triade", "SUNS SIGN P.J. [40] On April 15, 2017, after playing 418 games over seven seasons, Tucker made his playoff debut in the Raptors' 97–83 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series. Shoots: ▪ [29] He returned from suspension on November 4, 2014, to face the Los Angeles Lakers. The latest one is Rockets power forward PJ Tucker. At 6-foot-5, Houston Rockets veteran P.J. In May 2014, Tucker was arrested for DUI by Scottsdale police. Our reasoning for presenting offensive logos. [14] After the team bankrupted he returned to Israel in March 2010 and signed for Bnei HaSharon until the end of the season. Tucker stats, details, videos, and news", "Home for All-Star break, P.J. He was the 2008 Israeli Basketball Premier League Finals MVP. A similar question regarding the Rockets and veteran forward PJ Tucker can be made as a trade target if Houston is more prone to rebuild than try its hand with the new-look roster. We have tools and resources that can help you use sports data. [34] He played in all 82 games for the Suns in 2015–16, the only player to do so. [43][44] In his debut for the Rockets in their season opener on October 17, 2017, Tucker scored 20 points in a 122–121 win over the Golden State Warriors. Tucker married long term girlfriend, Tracey Tucker. PJ Tucker. Anthony Leon Tucker (P.J. Fantasy Impact: [35], On September 15, 2016, Tucker underwent a successful low back microdiscectomy procedure and was subsequently ruled out for six to eight weeks. PJ Tucker TEAM: Houston Rockets POSITION: Small Forward NUMBER: 17 AGE: 33 HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 6’6″/ 245 Pounds [3] In his three seasons at Texas, he scored 1,169 points, including a career-high 594 in the 2005–06 season. Play-by-play data available for the 1996-97 through 2019-20 seasons. Tucker doesn’t fit the Miami Heat’s offensive approach Unfortunately, Miami’s forwards attempt fewer corner threes than Tucker. Some of his shoes include rare “player edition” pairs of sneakers made for former NBA players such as Shawn Marion, Michael Finley, Josh Howard, and Eddie Jones, as well as some rare “Terror Squad” pairs designed by the rapper Fat Joe. Enloe in Raleigh, North Carolina, Draft: [38], On February 23, 2017, Tucker was traded back to the Toronto Raptors in exchange for Jared Sullinger, second-round draft picks in 2017 and 2018 and cash considerations. In the 2007–08 season with Hapoel Holon from Israeli Premier League, Tucker won the MVP trophy and led his team to the league title. 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College: … Jeff Green may actually be pretty sneaky because he’ll be asked to play a lot of small-ball center with P.J. Click Season link for player's season game log, College Basketball at Sports-Reference.com, International Stats at Basketball-Reference.com, Scores from any date in BAA/NBA or ABA history. [33] He topped that mark on April 7, scoring 24 points in a 124–115 win over the Houston Rockets. Right, Born: [53], Big 12 Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Year, Israeli Basketball Premier League Finals MVP, "P.J. P.J. Tucker Jr. (born May 5, 1985) is an American professional basketball player for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Houston Rockets vs Los Angeles Lakers - Game Five. On January 7, 2019, Tucker set a career high with seven 3-pointers and scored a season-high 21 points in a 125–113 win over the Denver Nuggets.[50]. J." stands for nickname Pops Junior) Position: Power Forward and Small Forward and Shooting Guard Shoots: Right 6-5, 245lb (196cm, 111kg) Team: Houston Rockets. Now 34 years old and with a strong knowledge of basketball history and the sport’s traditional position norms, it seems he’s kept a sense of humor about his unique situation. Copyright © 2000-2021 Sports Reference LLC. Tucker 75 Overall Silver ratings, attributes, badges, dynamic duos, and other information. Watch our How-To Videos to Become a Stathead, Subscribe to Stathead and get access to more data than you can imagine. On March 24, 2007, Tucker was waived by the Raptors in order to free a roster spot for Luke Jackson. His 2020-21 season salary is $7,969,537. They share three children, King, Zoe and Aaliya. PJ Tucker should absolutely be at the top of their list of guys to trade for near the trade deadline this season. Tucker's jersey retired by NC high school", "Tucker named AP Big 12 player of the year", "פי ג'יי טאקר חתם ב-בי סי דונייצק האוקראינית", "P.J. Tucker are both battle-tested veterans whose skillsets fit with the modern game. [15], In August 2010, he signed with Aris BC for the 2010–11 season,[16] but he was released in March 2011. Tucker Basketball Reference pages, 2020-21 Rockets P.J. [19] He went on to help Brose Baskets win the 2012 championship; he also won the Finals MVP award. He was the 2008 Israeli Basketball Premier League MVP, and Israeli Basketball Premier League Finals MVP. [23] On February 25, he tied his career high with a 15-rebound effort against the Minnesota Timberwolves. Position: Forward 6-5, 225lb (196cm, 102kg) RSCI Top 100: 79 . On November 23, 2012, he scored a then career-high 15 points in a 111–108 overtime win over the New Orleans Hornets. In Game 4 of the series, a 109–102 loss, Tucker had 14 points and 12 rebounds in his first career playoff start.[42]. On January 5, 2007, the Raptors announced that Tucker had been sent to the Colorado 14ers of the NBA Development League. He was the 35th overall pick in the 2006 NBA Draft selected by the Toronto Raptors. P.J. He's a per minute beast. Tucker made his first start for the Suns on December 31 against the Oklahoma City Thunder,[21] as he started the majority of the Suns' games for the rest of the 2012–13 NBA season. The orange/blue numbers show the percentile rank in that stat relative to all players during their time played at that position. P.J. He has great physical tools and plays very hard. PJ Tucker deserves a much, much better fate than the worst, most clueless single franchise in the NBA, one of the few who are worse off than Houston right now. Multiple teams have inquired about P.J. He spent part of his childhood living in Germany while his father served in the Army. Position: #76 Sanity2disChaos, Dec 27, 2020. Data Provided By [46] In Game 5 of the Rockets' first-round playoff series against the Minnesota Timberwolves, Tucker scored a playoff career-high 15 points in a 122–104 series-clinching win. Salary: $7,969,537 P.J. [31] On January 26, 2016, he recorded a career-high eight assists in a loss to the Philadelphia 76ers. Tucker - Phoenix Suns", "P.J. Credit... Douglas P. Defelice/Getty Images Tucker is the son of Anthony Sr. and Aleshia Tucker. — Kelly Iko (@KellyIkoNBA) January 13, 2021 Tank Commander: The Pistons fight for pole position in the NBA Draft. The Rockets are in such poor negotiating position right now that Golden State could probably get away with not including any first-round picks as part of the deal. Tucker back in July, 2017 when he signed a four-year $32 million deal. Tucker Signs Three-Year, $16.5M Deal With Suns - RealGM Wiretap", "P.J. The Rockets then elevated Rafael Stone to the position of GM, ... PJ Tucker, Wood, Boogie Cousins, and Eric Gordon. Tucker scored 10 points (3-4 FG, 2-2 3PT, 2-2 FT), six rebounds, two assists, one steal and one turnover in 35 minutes during Thursday's win over the Spurs. Tucker remains by far the NBA’s shortest starting center. Tucker. [11][12] He led the team to a current third place in the league at its first appearance there, as well as become a Ukrainian SuperLeague All-Star. Born: May 5, 1985 in Raleigh, North Carolina us. Tucker Jr. (born May 5, 1985)[1][2] is an American professional basketball player for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). PORTLAND, OREGON - DECEMBER 26: P.J. Tucker is the epitome of a “3-and-D” player in today’s NBA and given that Warriors ownership has made it clear they are willing to pay the taxes to keep this dynasty alive, it would make sense for them to go after the 35-year-old veteran. Join our linker program. I don't care if we have to add more with PJ. We delve deep into analytics to provide the best advice plus the latest breaking news. [37] Tucker reassumed his bench role in late December following Warren's return from injury; he continued coming off the bench for the Suns throughout the season until the All-Star break. J." School: Texas. 6'6" big 35.6 years old #35 pick in 2006. Robert Covington and P.J. Subscribe to our Free Newsletter, This Month in Sports ReferenceFind out when we add a feature or make a change. He attended the University of Texas at Austin. In high school, Tucker was named North Carolina Player of the Year in 2002 and his jersey number was later retired. The 35-year-old will become an unrestricted free agent in the 2021 offseason, so Houston would be wise to move him. Or write about sports? Tucker receives jail time for DUI, apologizes to fans", "A Huge N.B.A. The 6-foot-5 P.J. ... His abilities to guard virtually any position on the court would keep this team as one of the better defensive teams in the league. During the summer of 2012, Tucker signed a contract to play for Spartak St. Petersburg of Russia, but he soon opted out of it to play for the Phoenix Suns' NBA Summer League team, and on August 1, 2012, he signed a two-year deal with the Suns, with a team option in his second year. Our reasoning for presenting offensive logos. Tucker on NBA 2K21 Find out more. Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: ... tucker makes less than $8M no matter how times you want to keep repeating the $10M falsity ... he is a glorified role player and often played out of position. In July 2011, he signed a one-year deal with Brose Baskets Bamberg of Germany. Shot location data available for the 1996-97 through 2019-20 seasons. Player Fantasy Points Offense Rebounds Defense; YEAR TEAM GP GS MINS FPTS FPPG PTS AST FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA The Houston Rockets experimented with a small-ball lineup last season, one that involved power forward PJ Tucker playing at the center position. Are you a Stathead, too? All logos are the trademark & property of their owners and not Sports Reference LLC. A lineup with Gallinari or Bazley at center also draws PJ Tucker out of his position near the rim. [30], On December 31, 2015, Tucker tied his career high of 22 points in a loss to the Thunder. (4-7, 13th place in NBA Western Conference), Every Sports Reference Social Media Account, Site Last Updated: Monday, January 18, 4:15AM. For the 2008–09 season he signed with a BC Donetsk team[10] that was just promoted to the Ukrainian Basketball Super League. In addition, an ignition interlock device was placed on his vehicles for 18 months, he was placed on five-year probation, was subject to substance abuse screening and counseling, and paid $2,750 in fines, not including court and jail costs of up to $200 per day.[51]. Player stats broken down into various categories; i.e. With a competitive roster, the Rockets might be good enough to make the playoffs — but without making additional moves they seem likely to have a first-round exit. Logos were compiled by the amazing SportsLogos.net. home/away, monthly, etc... More P.J. Colorado, led by head coach Joe Wolf, had been designated as Toronto's D-League affiliate for the 2006–07 season. [49] The Rockets went on to lose to the Warriors in seven games. [13] On October 7, 2009, Tucker renewed his contract with Donetsk for the 2009–10 season. [37] On November 27, 2016, he scored a season-high 21 points against the Denver Nuggets. May 5, he should retire a rocket honestly. On March 6, 2007, Tucker was sent back to the 14ers. After being unable to play most of his sophomore season due to poor academics,[4][5] Tucker was named a second-team All-American and the Big 12 Player of the Year in his junior year.[6][7]. [8] He played a total of 83 minutes during his rookie season with the Raptors. His real name is Anthony Leon Tucker Jr., but his dad called him "Pop Junior," hence PJ. A season ending knee injury didn't prevent Tucker from finishing the season with the highest average of points per game in the league. There they were swept 4–0 by the Cavaliers. PJ Tucker played with the effort and focus he has all season for the Longhorns against NC State, and it led to yet another win. [17] In April 2011 he signed with Sutor Basket Montegranaro in Italy.[18]. Tucker or PJ Dozier. On February 6, 2007, the Raptors recalled Tucker to the NBA. P.J. He plays the same position as PJ which would make him completely obsolete. Jarret Culver would be nice, but I don't see Minnesota parting with their recent 6 overall pick for PJ Tucker. [26] On July 23, he re-signed with the Suns[27] to a three-year, $16.5 million contract. Toronto Raptors, 2nd round (5th pick, 35th overall), 2006 NBA Draft, More P.J. [32] On March 14, he scored a career-high 23 points in a 107–104 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves. P.J. He also had 714 rebounds, 170 assists (including 107 in 2005–06), and 116 steals throughout his career. Tucker was selected by the Toronto Raptors with the 35th pick in the 2006 NBA Draft and signed a two-year deal with them on July 26, 2006. Tucker’s availability and have expressed interest in acquiring the veteran forward, sources tell @TheAthletic. For example, in the PG row stats are compared to all stats for all players when those players were playing PG in a … in Raleigh, North Carolina NBA 2K21 MyTeam P.J. [28] In August 2014, he was suspended for the first three games of the 2014–15 season without pay for pleading guilty to driving while under the extreme influence in May 2014. Although this name ... Tucker would be critical in rotations, taking Kelly Oubre Jr. or Andrew Wiggins' position. Get expert fantasy help on your decision to start P.J. TUCKER - THE OFFICIAL SITE OF THE PHOENIX SUNS", "Suns Extend Qualifying Offers to Bledsoe, Tucker", "Suns Re-Sign P.J. Tucker is a 35-year old American professional basketball player who plays at the Power Forward or Center position for the Houston Rockets in the NBA. He was the 2008 Israeli Basketball Premier League MVP, and Israeli Basketball Premier League Finals MVP. Recap: The Rockets acquired the services of P.J. Tucker is a self-proclaimed "sneakerhead" and owns hundreds of pairs of sneakers, stored in several locations across the country. All rights reserved. [39] The next day, in his first game as a Raptor since 2007, Tucker had a game-high 10 rebounds and nine points in a 107–97 win over the Boston Celtics. Tucker - An International Journey - The Basketball Fans", "Aris Thessaloniki and P.J. Tucker is the glue that holds the Rockets’ defense together. Tucker Undergoes Back Surgery - Phoenix Suns", "P.J. Get Jarred Vanderbilt. Anthony Leon "P. [25], On June 27, 2014, the Suns extended Tucker a qualifying offer, making him a restricted free agent. That is why they should go after PJ Tucker in a potential trade. Do you have a blog? [48] In Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals against the Golden State Warriors, Tucker set a new playoff career high with 22 points in a 127–105 win, helping the Rockets tie the series at 1–1. He hit two free throws with 44.1 seconds left to make it 122–121. Do you have a sports website? On February 8, 2014, Tucker recorded 16 points, a career-high 15 rebounds and 4 steals in a 122–109 win over the Warriors,[22] becoming the first Suns player to have 15 points, 15 rebounds and 4 steals in a game since Shawn Marion in 2007. [24] On April 6, Tucker scored a career-high 22 points in a 122–115 win over the Thunder. us, High School: Tucker. Tucker 2016-17 Game Log - Basketball-Reference.com", "DeRozan has career-high 43, Raptors beat Celtics 107-97", "Antetokounmpo scores 28 points, Bucks beat Raptors 97-83", "LeBron James scores 35 points, Cavaliers sweep Raptors", "Rockets, P.J. In the offseason, Tucker joined 2007 Summer League roster for the Cleveland Cavaliers.[9]. Anthony Leon "P. NAME: . the official stats partner of the NBA. [41] The Raptors went on to defeat the Bucks in six games to move on to the second round, where they faced the Cleveland Cavaliers. PJ Tucker. The Timberwolves could become a trade suitor for veteran Rockets forward PJ Tucker, per Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic. Tucker, center, is often tasked with defending taller players in the Houston Rockets so-called ‘microball’ strategy. [20] In his first game back in the NBA, Tucker recorded 10 points, 2 rebounds, 1 steal and 1 block in an 87–85 loss to the Golden State Warriors. [52] On August 22, 2016, SLAM Magazine named Tucker the solidified number 1 sneakerhead in the NBA, due to not only his number of shoes, but also their quality. He returned to the starting lineup in late November following an injury to T. J. We present them here for purely educational purposes. Power Forward and Small Forward and Shooting Guard On July 6, 2017, Tucker signed a four-year, $32 million contract with the Houston Rockets. Did Not Play (other pro league—Ukraine, Israel), Did Not Play (other pro league—Greece, Italy), Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2019-20), Note, this is done in an automated way, so we apologize for any errors, & please. It appears that 6-foot-5 veteran defender P.J. Tucker reach 4-year, $32 million deal, sources say", "Rockets rally to spoil defending champion Warriors return", "Green's 3-pointer at buzzer lifts Rockets over Suns 104-103", "Capela scores 26; Rockets eliminate Wolves with 122-104 win", "Paul scores 41 as Rockets eliminate Jazz 112-102", "Rockets rout Warriors 127-105 to tie series at 1-all", "Harden, Capela help Rockets over Nuggets 125-113", "Suns' P.J. He's 21 years old. Position: F Born: 05/05/85 Height: 6-5 / 1.96 Weight: 225 lbs. Bleacher Report suggested Tucker as a … Tucker attended William G. Enloe High School in Raleigh before playing college basketball for the University of Texas. Tucker Suspended Three Games By NBA For DUI - RealGM Wiretap", "#SunsAtThunder By the Numbers: December 31 - Phoenix Suns", "2015-16 Phoenix Suns Roster and Stats - Basketball-Reference.com", "Suns Forward P.J. More player info Tucker will be playing center for the team moving forward, or until they add another center via trade or in the buyout market. Tucker. He attacked the hoop very aggressively, and used his incredibly long arms to get the ball in the basket over much taller defenders. Holon broke Maccabi Tel Aviv's 14-year streak as Israeli champions. [45] On March 30, 2018, he scored 18 points and made a career-high five 3-pointers in a 104–103 win over the Suns. [47] In Game 5 of the Rockets' second-round series against the Utah Jazz, Tucker set a then new playoff career high with 19 points in a 112–102 series-clinching win. New ... and may soon embrace the tank themselves if they find a taker for the expiring Victor Oladipo and veteran PJ Tucker. 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