Tyler Larson USA citizen wins the honors and the trophy for being the #1 Scorer in the Latvian league. For those of you that don’t know NY Knicks Kristaps Porzingis is from Latvia. Larson had the opportunity of playing with Porzingis at Impact training facility in Las Vegas. The year Tyler came to Latvia, Porzingis went to the NBA. This Las Vegas resident is clearly on his way to greatness.
Larson has had 2 years in the Country of Latvia first year with Jekabphils and the second with Barons Riga. Early in the 2016 season, Larson was signed to a team in Hungary but before the season started he strained a groin muscle. Although he was on a guaranteed contract the team ended the contract which gave Larson a minute to come home and let his doctors in the US make sure he was healthy.
Immediately cleared, his Agent Teddy Archer found the right fit in Riga, Latvia. Larson became a 2x All Star in the Country and after 31 games and 501 points he is the number 1 scorer in Latvia with 16.2-point average, his highest games being 30, 29, 29, a few 25 point games and a few 20 point games. Not only does he bring the points to the game he averages 5.1 rebounds and 4.5 assists.
He has had several double-doubles this season and in the playoffs, he had a high score of 30 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists with a 32 efficiency.
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