Wolves Select Allonzo Trier, Dakarai Tucker in 2021 NBA G League Draft
Des Moines, Iowa - The Iowa Wolves, the NBA G League affiliate of the Minnesota Timberwolves, today selected two players in the 2021 NBA G League Draft. Iowa selected former New York Knicks guard Allonzo Trier with the fourth overall pick in the draft and former Szolnoki Olaj (Hungary) guard Dakarai Tucker with the 17th overall pick.
Trier (6-5) comes to Iowa after spending the last two seasons with the New York Knicks, holding career averages of 9.7 points, 2.6 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 88 career games. During the 2019-20 season, the Seattle native played in 24 games (one start) averaging 6.5 points, 1.2 rebounds and 1.2 assists for the Knicks. The undrafted 24-year-old played three seasons at the University of Arizona prior to being signed by the Knicks, starting 67 of 78 games, where he averaged 16.8 points and 2.4 assists per game.
Tucker (6-5) started in 11 of 19 games last season with Szolnoki Olaj, averaging 15.6 points, 5.4 rebounds and 1.8 assists. The Los Angeles native also spent short stints in the G League with the Salt Lake City Stars during the 2016-17 season and with the Rio Grande Valley Vipers during the 2018-19 season (averaging 13.0 ppg, 3.2 rpg and 1.6 apg in 49 games). Before playing professionally, Tucker played four seasons at the University of Utah averaging 5.7 points and 2.0 rebounds in 125 career games.
The Iowa Wolves are among the 18 teams set to compete in the 2021 NBA G League season beginning in February at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney Resort. The complete Iowa Wolves 2021 schedule will be released at a later date.
For more information, visit IAWolves.com or contact the Wolves office at 515-564-8550.
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