Austin Reaves Stats
- Height / Weight
- 77 / 197 lbs.
- Date of Birth (Age)
- 5/29/1998 (25)
Austin Reaves Last 10 Games
Austin Reaves News
Los Angeles Lakers guard Austin Reaves confirmed to reporters that he'll be playing in Friday's preseason contest against the Golden State Warriors. The up-and-coming guard posted a solid performance in his first preseason action against the Nets on Monday. He dropped 18 points 5-for-7 shooting from the floor and added two rebounds and two assists. Four of his five made shots were from downtown. Reaves is looking at an important role for the Lakers this year as he has shown that the can be a big contributor to the offense. He should be a late-round sleeper that could help a lot of fantasy teams if he can grow his all-around game.
According to ESPN's Dave McMenamin, Los Angeles Lakers guard Austin Reaves (rest) won't play in Saturday's preseason meeting with the Golden State Warriors. The 25-year-old had a breakout season in 2022-23, averaging 13.0 points, 3.4 assists, and 3.0 rebounds in 64 games. He also shot 39.8% from deep. As a result, LA rewarded him with a four-year, $56 million contract extension in the offseason. The Lakers play their next exhibition on Monday night against the Brooklyn Nets. However, with Reaves having competed for Team USA in the FIBA World Cup over the summer, head coach Darvin Ham could keep him off the floor for that one as well to preserve his body for the grueling season ahead.
Los Angeles Lakers guard Austin Reaves scored a team-high 15 points in Team USA's win over Greece on Monday. He added six assists, five rebounds, and two steals. The 25-year-old, who signed a four-year, $54 million extension with LA this offseason, has played well throughout the FIBA World Cup. Reaves' fantasy appeal was already high after last season's breakout. However, he'll draw even more interest if he stays as productive the rest of the way.
Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Austin Reaves has played a vital role in an NBA Western Conference Finals run and is gearing up to suit up for Team USA at the FIBA World Cup, but the 25-year-old feels that a lot of people still have doubts in his ability. "I don't think (my mentality) shifts at all," Reaves told Jovan Buha of The Athletic. "I think there's still a good majority of people that probably still don't think I'm that good or any good at all." The man from Newark, Arkansas appears eager to improve his play further in 2023-24, which is great news for fantasy managers.