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Alex Caruso

Alex Caruso 2021: Net worth, Salary, and Endorsements

Alex Caruso is a combo guard who plays for the Chicago Bulls. Caruso went unpicked when he appeared in the 2016 NBA Draft, but the Los Angeles Lakers signed him a year later. The explosive point guard spent four seasons with the LA-based team and helped them win the 2020 NBA championship in the Orlando bubble

Caruso is a Texas native and he was born in College Station city. He attended A&M Consolidated High-School and garnered massive attention in his senior year. He averaged 18.0 points was named district MVP.


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Caruso committed to Texas A&M upon graduating high-school. He completed four years of college before declaring draft eligibility and that helped him a lot in terms of gaining experience. 

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He gradually honed his skills at college and became an incredible player for his size. Caruso only stood at 6’5”, but he could still dunk the ball with much force. The talented guard averaged a season-high 9.1 points and 5.5 assists in his junior year at Texas A&M. 

Caruso etched his name into the school’s history books through his assist-providing skill. He gave out of 649 of them in four years to go down as the top assist provider in Texas A&M’s history. Here are his college stats below: 





Texas A&MSEC331724.7.373.6003.23.41.8



Texas A&MSEC343329.8.460.6853.65.02.0



Texas A&MSEC333331.5.463.6854.55.52.1



Texas A&MSEC373728.8.502.7853.65.02.1


Lakers’ Alex Caruso Reveals He Was Close to Leaving USA After Being Undrafted in NBA

Alex Caruso NBA career 

Caruso did not lose hopes after going undrafted in the league. He joined the Oklahoma City Thunder and who later waived him. The Lakers then came into the picture after they added Caruso to the G-League roster and signed a two-way contract. 

This enabled Caruso to shine in the G-League as well as earn valuable minutes in the NBA. He averaged just over 15 minutes in his rookie year, but his G-Leauge heroics with the South Bay Lakers put him on the list as a talent to keep.

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Caruso gradually evolved as a playmaker and impressed with his skills while playing for the Lakers. He has now built a reputation for being a highlight reel. Initially, these highlights were just thunderous dunks and putbacks. But recently, his defensive prowess has also come to the fore, and he has multiple chase down blocks that have become highlights.

Still, the Lakers did not match an offer from the Chicago Bulls and allowed the Bald Eagle to leave the team in 2021 NBA Free Agency.

“It’s Kind of Destiny”: Lakers’ Alex Caruso Reveals the Favorite Nickname Given to Him by Fans

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Major Achievements 

  • NBA champion (2020)

  • Second-team All-NBA G League (2018)

  • Second-team All-SEC (2016)

  • SEC All-Defensive Team (2016)

Alex Caruso NBA Stats 

Alex Caruso has played with the Lakers since his entry into the NBA. Though he is yet to put up huge numbers, the point guard is an invaluable contributor to the team. He’s always there on the court as a facilitator when he’s not getting the buckets. 

In the 2020-21 season, Caruso is averaged 5.9 points, 2.3 rebounds, and 2.4 assists per game.

Alex Caruso Current Contract

Alex Caruso had a contract with the Los Angeles Lakers till 2021. He signed a two-year deal worth $5.5 million which was facilitated by his agent Greg Lawrence

The defensive specialist then made a huge leap and signed a 4-year $37 million contract with the Chicago Bulls in 2021, including $30,090,000 which is guaranteed. He will become an unrestricted free agent in 2025.

Alex Caruso 2021 Net Worth and Endorsements 

Alex Caruso has come a long way since signing a two-way contract with the Lakers. He’s certainly improved his game and is here to stay in the league. The 6’5” guard hasn’t signed any notable endorsement deals yet, but is slated to do so in the future. 

Furthermore, Caruso has seen a rapid rise in his salary, thanks to his memorable displays. He earned $2.7 million in 2020 and ClutchPoints estimates his Net Worth to be around $2 million. 

Alex Caruso NBA sneaker contract


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Alex Caruso has been donning Nike Sneakers since his NBA debut. Though he doesn’t have a lucrative contract signed, the talented point guard reps Kobe Bryant through his shoes. Caruso has been seen wearing several Kobe signatures in the league and one among them is ‘Nike Kobe V.’


Marital Status



Abby Brewer

NBA Championship Rings

1 ( 2020)



6′ 5″ (1.96 m)

186 lbs (84 kg)



6'5.5 (1.82m)

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