Trevor Ariza

Team Los Angeles Lakers Los Angeles Lakers
Position Power Forward
Born Jun 30, 1985
Nationality United States United States
Nickname T.A.
Team History
Los Angeles Lakers Los Angeles Lakers 2004 - present

Trevor Ariza is a professional basketball player playing at the Forward position with the Los Angeles Lakers in the National Basketball Association. He wears the number 3 jersey and is 6 feet and 8 inches tall.

Trevor Ariza did his schooling from the Westchester High School in Los Angeles, California. He later attended college at the University of California, Los Angeles and played with the college basketball team called the UCLA Bruins. In 2004, Ariza was drafted by the New York Knicks and was the youngest player at 19 years to be drafted by the Knicks.

In 2006, Ariza was traded to the Orlando Magic. After a season with the Magic, Ariza was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers. His career best was the 2006-07 Season where recorded 8.9 points per season playing with the Orlando Magic. His career best in assists 1.3 per game came with the Los Angeles Lakers in 2007-08 Season.

Ariza later signed with the Houston Rockets on July 3, 2009. During this season, he scored a career-high 33 points. Ariza also achieved the first triple-double of his career with 26 points, 10 assists, and 10 rebounds.

He was traded to the New Orleans Hornets on August 11, 2010. After two seasons with the Hornets, he was traded to the Washington Wizards on June 20, 2012. He recorded a career-high shooting with 40 points and had excellent statistics on three-point shooting.

Ariza joined the Houston Rockets once again on July 15, 2014. He played 172 games consecutively but had to sit out a game due to an injury. By shooting at least one three-pointer per game, he recorded the longest three-point scoring streak in the franchise. Ariza transferred to the Phoenix Suns on July 6, 2018.

Career Accomplishments:

• NBA champion (2009)• Pac-10 All-Freshman Team (2004)• Second-team Parade All-American (2003)• California Mr. Basketball (2003)

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