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P.J. Tucker

32-Year-Old       Houston Rockets

2016-17 NBA Stats

PTS

6.7

REB

5.8

AST

1.2

STL

1.4

BLK

0.2

2017-18 NBA Projections

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2017-18 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

Tucker opened the 2016-17 campaign in his fifth year with the Suns, playing in 57 games (17 stars), while posting averages of 7.0 points, 6.0 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 1.5 steals across 28.5 minutes. However, with the Suns in rebuild mode and Tucker entering the final year o...

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HT: 6' 6"   WT: 245 lbs   DOB: 5/5/1985  College: Texas   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd, #35 Overall in 2006   Show ContractHide Contract

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P.J. Tucker Contract Information:

Signed a four-year, $32 million contract with the Rockets in July of 2017.

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Tucker tallied zero points (0-2 FG, 0-1 3Pt), four steals, three rebounds and three assists across 24 minutes during a 144-82 win over the Shanghai Sharks on Thursday.

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P.J. Tucker NBA Stats – Per Game
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2006-07 21 17 4.9 1.8 1.4 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 50.0 57.1 0.4 0.6 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.6 1.3 0.5 0.8
2012-13 27 PHO 79 24.2 6.4 4.4 1.4 0.8 0.2 0.3 47.3 74.4 0.8 1.7 2.8 0.9 31.4 2.7 5.6 0.8 1.1
2013-14 28 PHO 81 30.7 9.4 6.5 1.7 1.4 0.3 0.9 43.1 77.6 1.3 2.0 4.5 2.4 38.7 3.3 7.6 1.9 2.5
2014-15 29 PHO 78 30.6 9.1 6.4 1.6 1.4 0.3 1.1 43.8 72.7 1.2 1.5 5.0 3.2 34.5 3.3 7.6 1.3 1.8
2015-16 30 PHO 82 31.0 8.0 6.2 2.2 1.3 0.2 0.8 41.1 74.6 1.4 2.0 4.2 2.5 33.0 2.9 7.1 1.3 1.7
2016-17 31 PHO 57 28.5 7.0 6.0 1.3 1.5 0.2 0.8 41.5 79.2 0.9 1.6 4.4 2.4 33.8 2.6 6.2 1.1 1.4
2016-17 31 TOR 24 25.4 5.8 5.4 1.1 1.3 0.2 1.0 40.6 68.8 0.6 1.0 4.4 2.5 40.0 2.2 5.3 0.5 0.7
2016-17 31 PHO/TOR 81 27.6 6.7 5.8 1.2 1.4 0.2 0.9 41.3 77.4 0.8 1.4 4.4 2.4 35.7 2.5 6.0 0.9 1.1
2017-18 32 HOU 1 29.0 20.0 6.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 4.0 66.7 66.7 1.0 1.0 5.0 6.0 66.7 6.0 9.0 4.0 6.0
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2016-17 NBA Game Log   P.J. Tucker
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Date Opp SCORE MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
May 7 CLE 102-109 46 14 12 1 4 0 1 5 11 0 0 4 7 4 8 2
May 5 CLE 94-115 19 5 5 1 1 0 0 2 4 0 0 1 2 0 5 4
May 3 @CLE 125-103 16 0 3 2 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 2 1 2 3
May 1 @CLE 116-105 26 13 11 1 0 1 1 6 11 0 0 1 4 3 8 2
Apr 27 @MIL 89-92 21 4 7 0 0 1 3 1 4 1 2 1 2 4 3 5
Apr 24 MIL 118-93 24 2 6 2 0 0 1 0 3 2 2 0 2 1 5 1
Apr 22 @MIL 76-87 28 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 3
Apr 20 @MIL 104-77 14 0 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1
Apr 18 MIL 106-100 28 5 5 2 0 1 0 2 4 0 2 1 3 0 5 4
Apr 15 MIL 83-97 29 7 4 1 0 0 0 2 7 2 2 1 4 2 2 2
Apr 12 @CLE 83-98 6 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 2
Apr 9 @NYK 97-110 27 8 7 1 1 0 0 2 5 2 2 2 5 0 7 3
Apr 7 MIA 96-94 27 0 5 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 4 3
Apr 5 @DET 102-105 28 9 5 1 1 0 1 3 4 0 0 3 4 0 5 0
Apr 4 @IND 108-90 26 9 5 1 1 0 1 4 10 0 0 1 3 2 3 4
Apr 2 PHI 113-105 Did Not Play
Mar 31 IND 111-100 27 8 7 0 1 0 1 3 8 0 0 2 3 2 5 5
Mar 29 CHA 106-110 23 6 3 1 0 0 2 2 4 0 0 2 3 2 1 3
Mar 27 ORL 131-112 33 7 5 1 3 1 0 3 5 0 0 1 2 0 5 2
Mar 25 @DAL 86-94 34 9 9 3 4 0 1 3 8 2 2 1 6 1 8 1
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Mar 23 @MIA 84-101 33 9 7 3 1 0 1 3 8 0 0 3 5 2 5 3
Mar 21 CHI 122-120 33 8 12 1 1 0 1 3 6 0 0 2 4 2 10 4
Mar 19 IND 116-91 26 9 4 2 1 0 1 4 9 0 0 1 4 0 4 1
Mar 17 @DET 75-87 27 8 9 2 3 0 0 3 6 0 0 2 3 1 8 1
Mar 16 OKC 102-123 18 6 3 1 0 1 1 2 6 1 2 1 3 0 3 0
Mar 13 DAL 100-78 13 2 4 1 1 0 0 1 6 0 0 0 3 0 4 0
Mar 11 @MIA 104-89 14 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
Mar 10 @ATL 105-99 25 1 5 0 2 0 0 0 3 1 2 0 2 1 4 2
Mar 8 @NOP 87-94 38 8 6 2 0 1 2 4 7 0 0 0 2 0 6 3
Mar 4 @MIL 101-94 29 9 4 1 1 0 0 3 10 1 2 2 5 0 4 2
Mar 3 @WAS 106-114 24 6 3 0 1 1 1 3 5 0 0 0 0 1 2 4
Mar 1 WAS 96-105 21 4 5 1 1 1 1 2 3 0 0 0 1 2 3 1
Feb 27 @NYK 91-92 26 2 5 1 2 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 3 2 2
Feb 26 POR 112-106 21 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
Feb 24 BOS 107-97 29 9 10 1 3 0 0 2 5 4 6 1 1 3 7 1
Feb 15 LAL 137-101 21 9 3 0 0 0 0 3 6 2 2 1 2 1 2 2
Feb 13 NOP 108-110 33 11 17 1 1 0 2 5 11 0 0 1 4 7 10 4
Feb 11 @HOU 133-102 21 3 6 4 1 1 1 1 4 0 0 1 1 1 5 3
Feb 10 CHI 115-97 34 7 7 2 3 0 1 2 5 2 2 1 3 1 6 2
Feb 8 @MEM 110-91 30 6 10 0 2 0 1 2 9 2 2 0 2 7 3 1
Feb 6 @NOP 111-106 31 6 5 1 2 0 4 3 7 0 0 0 3 1 4 5
Feb 4 MIL 112-137 37 13 4 1 7 0 1 5 7 1 1 2 3 1 3 5
Feb 3 @SAC 103-105 32 8 5 3 1 0 1 2 8 2 2 2 4 1 4 0
Feb 1 LAC 114-124 34 10 14 2 1 1 0 3 9 2 2 2 3 4 10 5
Jan 30 MEM 96-115 25 11 2 0 1 0 0 5 7 0 0 1 3 0 2 3
Jan 28 DEN 112-123 36 12 7 5 1 0 0 5 10 0 0 2 4 2 5 5
Jan 26 @DEN 127-120 39 11 4 0 1 0 0 4 10 0 0 3 4 1 3 4
Jan 24 MIN 111-112 34 8 6 6 4 1 0 1 3 6 8 0 0 0 6 0
Jan 22 @TOR 103-115 32 11 10 0 1 0 1 5 10 1 2 0 2 2 8 4
Jan 21 @NYK 105-107 36 15 3 2 3 0 3 6 10 1 2 2 5 1 2 2
Jan 19 @CLE 118-103 29 2 5 2 2 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 1 0 5 2
Jan 16 UTA 101-106 27 8 13 0 2 0 0 4 6 0 0 0 1 2 11 3
Jan 14 SAS 108-105 30 7 5 2 4 0 1 2 7 2 2 1 5 0 5 3
Jan 12 DAL 108-113 26 2 8 1 0 0 1 1 5 0 0 0 2 2 6 1
Jan 8 CLE 116-120 28 10 4 2 2 0 2 4 6 2 2 0 2 0 4 3
Jan 5 @DAL 95-102 34 4 9 1 1 1 2 2 6 0 0 0 1 5 4 3
Jan 3 MIA 99-90 32 7 6 4 0 0 1 3 5 1 1 0 2 2 4 2
Jan 2 @LAC 109-98 36 6 13 0 1 1 0 3 8 0 0 0 0 4 9 3
Dec 31 @UTA 91-86 35 6 6 0 1 0 0 2 4 0 0 2 2 1 5 1
Dec 29 TOR 99-91 30 14 4 0 0 0 0 4 7 4 4 2 3 1 3 5
Dec 28 @SAS 119-98 16 2 1 1 2 1 3 1 3 0 0 0 2 0 1 0
Dec 26 @HOU 131-115 21 0 2 1 2 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 1
Dec 23 PHI 123-116 35 15 6 0 4 1 0 5 7 2 2 3 4 1 5 2
Dec 21 HOU 111-125 31 10 6 2 1 0 1 4 6 0 0 2 3 3 3 3
Dec 19 @MIN 115-108 36 4 6 1 5 0 1 2 8 0 0 0 2 1 5 4
Dec 17 @OKC 114-101 33 5 2 2 2 0 0 2 6 0 0 1 2 1 1 2
Dec 15 SAS 92-107 29 5 1 0 0 0 1 2 6 0 0 1 4 0 1 4
Dec 13 NYK 113-111 40 13 7 1 3 1 2 6 13 0 2 1 5 1 6 5
Dec 11 NOP 119-120 42 9 10 3 1 2 0 3 11 0 0 3 6 2 8 4
Dec 9 @LAL 115-119 25 4 5 1 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 1
Dec 7 IND 94-109 34 7 4 1 1 0 1 3 12 0 0 1 5 2 2 2
Dec 6 @UTA 112-105 21 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Dec 3 @GSW 138-109 28 9 7 2 1 0 0 4 11 0 0 1 5 5 2 4
Nov 30 ATL 109-107 30 17 3 2 0 0 2 6 9 3 3 2 3 1 2 1
Nov 27 DEN 114-120 42 21 8 1 1 0 0 6 10 6 7 3 5 1 7 3
Nov 25 MIN 85-98 28 4 5 0 0 0 1 1 4 1 2 1 2 1 4 1
Nov 23 @ORL 87-92 27 10 7 1 1 0 2 4 9 0 0 2 4 1 6 2
Nov 21 @WAS 106-101 21 0 8 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 6 2
Nov 19 @PHI 120-105 31 7 7 2 0 0 0 1 3 4 4 1 2 1 6 1
Nov 18 @IND 96-116 39 7 10 0 2 0 0 3 12 1 2 0 4 5 5 1
Nov 16 @DEN 120-104 21 0 8 1 0 0 1 0 5 0 0 0 3 2 6 3
Nov 13 @GSW 133-120 27 8 8 1 2 1 2 3 5 2 6 0 1 2 6 4
Nov 12 BKN 104-122 19 9 6 2 0 0 1 2 5 5 5 0 3 2 4 3
Nov 9 DET 107-100 20 3 6 1 2 0 0 0 4 3 4 0 1 3 3 2
Nov 8 @POR 124-121 30 11 9 4 5 0 0 3 5 5 6 0 0 5 4 5
Nov 6 @LAL 119-108 20 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Nov 4 @NOP 111-112 33 4 8 2 1 2 1 2 6 0 0 0 3 1 7 3
Nov 2 POR 118-115 20 3 5 0 3 0 1 1 3 1 2 0 1 0 5 2
Oct 31 @LAC 116-98 27 7 6 0 2 0 2 3 6 0 0 1 2 1 5 2
Oct 30 GSW 100-106 8 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 1
Oct 28 @OKC 113-110 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
Oct 26 SAC 94-113 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

P.J. Tucker – Playing Time & Selected Stats

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#2 Small Forward
Also Listed As:  #3 Power Forward

1.  Trevor Ariza

2.  P.J. Tucker

3.  Luc Mbah a Moute

4.  James Harden

5.  Troy Williams

Houston Rockets

True Shooting Percentage

51.6%

True Shooting % in 2016-17

In 2016-17, P.J. Tucker had a true shooting percentage of 51.6%.

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P.J. Tucker NBA Stats – Per 36 Minutes
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2006-07 21 17 36.0 13.0 10.0 1.3 0.9 0.0 0.0 50.0 57.1 2.6 4.8 5.2 0.0 0.0 4.8 9.5 3.5 6.1
2012-13 27 PHO 79 36.0 9.5 6.6 2.1 1.2 0.4 0.4 47.3 74.4 1.3 2.5 4.1 1.3 31.4 4.0 8.4 1.2 1.6
2013-14 28 PHO 81 36.0 11.0 7.6 2.0 1.6 0.3 1.1 43.1 77.6 1.5 2.3 5.3 2.8 38.7 3.8 8.9 2.3 2.9
2014-15 29 PHO 78 36.0 10.8 7.6 1.8 1.6 0.3 1.3 43.8 72.7 1.5 1.7 5.9 3.8 34.5 3.9 9.0 1.6 2.2
2015-16 30 PHO 82 36.0 9.2 7.3 2.5 1.5 0.3 1.0 41.1 74.6 1.6 2.3 4.9 2.9 33.0 3.4 8.2 1.5 2.0
2016-17 31 PHO 57 36.0 8.9 7.6 1.6 1.9 0.3 1.0 41.5 79.2 1.2 2.1 5.5 3.0 33.8 3.3 7.8 1.3 1.7
2016-17 31 TOR 24 36.0 8.2 7.6 1.5 1.8 0.3 1.4 40.6 68.8 0.8 1.4 6.3 3.5 40.0 3.1 7.6 0.7 0.9
2016-17 31 PHO/TOR 81 36.0 8.7 7.6 1.6 1.9 0.3 1.1 41.3 77.4 1.1 1.9 5.7 3.2 35.7 3.2 7.8 1.2 1.5
2017-18 32 HOU 1 36.0 24.8 7.4 0.0 1.2 0.0 5.0 66.7 66.7 1.2 1.2 6.2 7.4 66.7 7.4 11.2 5.0 7.4
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P.J. Tucker NBA Stats – Totals
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2006-07 21 17 83 30 23 3 2 0 0 50.0 57.1 6 11 12 0 0.0 11 22 8 14
2012-13 27 PHO 79 1910 506 350 109 62 19 22 47.3 74.4 67 132 218 70 31.4 210 444 64 86
2013-14 28 PHO 81 2490 760 529 141 110 23 74 43.1 77.6 102 161 368 191 38.7 265 615 156 201
2014-15 29 PHO 78 2383 713 502 122 107 23 87 43.8 72.7 96 114 388 252 34.5 261 596 104 143
2015-16 30 PHO 82 2540 652 512 177 106 20 68 41.1 74.6 111 165 347 206 33.0 239 582 106 142
2016-17 31 PHO 57 1627 401 342 73 85 14 46 41.5 79.2 52 94 248 136 33.8 147 354 61 77
2016-17 31 TOR 24 609 139 129 26 31 5 24 40.6 68.8 14 23 106 60 40.0 52 128 11 16
2016-17 31 PHO/TOR 81 2236 540 471 99 116 19 70 41.3 77.4 66 117 354 196 35.7 199 482 72 93
2017-18 32 HOU 1 29 20 6 0 1 0 4 66.7 66.7 1 1 5 6 66.7 6 9 4 6
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P.J. Tucker NBA Advanced Stats
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Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2006-07 21 17 4.9 53.3 50.0 8.1 16.1 0.5 2.1
2012-13 27 PHO 79 24.2 52.5 49.8 16.6 10.2 1.6 9.2
2013-14 28 PHO 81 30.7 54.0 49.1 14.9 10.8 1.4 13.2
2014-15 29 PHO 78 30.6 54.1 51.1 13.9 10.9 1.3 12.8
2015-16 30 PHO 82 31.0 50.6 46.9 19.0 11.9 1.6 11.9
2016-17 31 PHO 57 28.5 51.7 48.0 14.2 10.1 1.4 11.2
2016-17 31 TOR 24 25.4 51.5 50.0 14.9 8.0 1.9 9.8
2016-17 31 PHO/TOR 81 27.6 51.6 48.5 14.4 9.6 1.5 10.8
2017-18 32 HOU 1 29.0 85.9 88.9 0.0 7.9 0.0 21.0
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P.J. Tucker: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Tucker will enter the starting five for Thursday's preseason matchup with the Shanghai Sharks, Rockets play-by-play announcer Craig Ackerman reports.

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Tucker (hamstring) was a full participant in Sunday's practice, Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle reports.

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Tucker (hamstring) increased his workload Thursday and Friday and expects to be fully cleared for Sunday's practice, Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle reports.

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Tucker (hamstring) took part in shooting drills Wednesday, the Houston Chronicle reports.

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Tucker is dealing with a strained hamstring, Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle reports.

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Tucker agreed Saturday with the Rockets on a four-year, $32 million contract, Shams Charania of The Vertical reports.

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Tucker scored 14 points (5-11 FG, 4-7 3Pt) while adding 12 rebounds, four steals and an assist in 46 minutes during Sunday's 109-102 Game 4 loss to the Cavaliers.

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Tucker will start at small forward for Sunday's Game 4 against the Cavaliers, Doug Smith of the Toronto Star reports.

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Tucker supplied 13 points (6-11 FG, 1-4 3Pt), 11 rebounds, one assist, and one block in 26 minutes during Monday's 116-105 loss to the Cavaliers in Game 1.

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Tucker, who left Friday's practice early due to illness, will play in Saturday's playoff opener against the Bucks, according to coach Dwane Casey, TSN's Josh Lewenberg reports.

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Tucker was excused early from Friday's practice due to illness, TSN's Josh Lewenberg reports.

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Tucker (knee) said he would play during Tuesday's game against the Pacers, Raptors radio play-by-play broadcaster Eric Smith reports.

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2016-17

For the fourth straight season, Tucker was the Sunsí top defensive stopper on the perimeter and was one of the few players on the roster who stayed healthy, suiting up in all 82 games for the first time in his career. The 31-year-old is valued for his ability to force opponents to take tough shots and commit turnovers, attributes that arenít insignificant given the Sunsí team-wide struggles with guarding the three-point line a season ago. Tuckerís 6.2 rebounds per game were also an impressive figure for a player listed at 6-foot-6, but beyond that, he doesnít bring much to the table. As a complementary player, Tucker rarely makes much of an impact on the offensive end, which was reflected in his averages of 8.0 points, 2.2 assists and 0.8 three-pointers in 31.0 minutes per game. He wasnít particularly efficient with his opportunities either, shooting 41.1 percent from the floor and 33 percent from the three-point line. It didnít help matters that Tucker played much of the second half without the injured Eric Bledsoe or Brandon Knight to help set him up, but the return of both guards to full health wonít necessarily translate to better offensive production for Tucker. Prior to suffering a season-ending broken foot in late January, T.J. Warren was beginning to encroach on Tuckerís playing time, and the third-year forward could very well overtake Tucker for starting duties to begin the upcoming campaign. Tucker was sidelined in mid-September following back surgery and was ruled out for six-to-eight weeks, likely keeping him off the court when the season begins in late October.

2015-16

Tucker has found new life in Phoenix after five years away from the NBA following his rookie season with the Raptors back in 2006. He's played at least 78 games in each of the last three seasons and has established himself as an integral part of the Suns' rotation, starting a total of 144 games since the start of the 2013-14 campaign. Morris' numbers last season were nearly identical to his 2013-14 production, as he put up 9.1 points, 6.4 rebounds, 1.6 assists, and 1.4 steals per game in 31 minutes. While his field goal percentage took a slight leap from 43 to 44 percent, he was less efficient from the outside, converting only 35 percent of his attempts after shooting the three at a 39-percent clip two seasons ago. The Suns' roster is rather thin at the small forward spot, and Tucker currently projects as the starter. However, second-year swingman T.J. Warren showed promise last season and should step into a larger role, while rookie Devin Booker could play the three in certain situations. Regardless, even if Tucker doesn't reach the 30-minute-per-game plateau for the third straight year, his playing time doesn't figure to see a major regression.

2014-15

Tucker is entering his fourth season in the NBA and his third season with the Suns. He emerged as a starter for the upstart Suns last season and averaged a career-high 9.4 points, 6.5 rebounds, 1.7 assists, and 1.4 steals in 31 minutes per game while shooting 43 percent on 7.6 shots from the field, 39 percent on 2.4 shots from three, and 78 percent on 2.5 shots from the free-throw line. As an enforcer for the Suns, Tucker is known mostly for his defense and will contribute in fantasy accordingly. He rebounds very well for his size (6.5 boards per game in 2013-14) and chipped in 1.4 steals per game last season. However, outside of those categories, Tucker is a low-end option for fantasy purposes. Even with over 30 minutes per game last season, he couldn't muster a double-digit point average and now finds himself suspended for the first three games of the season following a "super extreme" DUI arrest.

2013-14

Tucker has carved out a niche as a solid tweener who does a little of just about everything. His work ethic allows him to rebound well for a player his size and guard larger players. Mainly, the veteran's expectations will be to infect the rest of the young roster with his approach.

2012-13

Tucker is back in the NBA after five seasons playing internationally with stops in Puerto Rico, Greece, Israel, and Germany. If Tucker ends up playing a significant role for the Suns this year there's a good chance things have gone disastrously wrong in Phoenix.

2006-07

Tucker, taken in the second round this year, has an outside chance to muscle his way into a Charles Oakley-like enforcer role in the NBA if he can improve his shooting and take full advantage of every opportunity that comes his way.