The Jordan Clarkson Journey


August 2007 – June 2010

Karen Wagner High School

San Antonio, TX

Jordan was a three-year starter at Karen Wagner High School in San Antonio, Texas. While at Wagner, he led the varsity basketball program to a combined 105-14 record in three seasons.

As a sophomore, he averaged 10 points per game while earning honorable mention all-district recognition.

As a returning junior, he averaged 20 points, six rebounds and four assists per game, while leading his team to a 32-8 record and the Class 5A state semifinals.

He shot 50-percent from the field and 81-percent from the free throw line.

June 2010 – May 2012

University of Tulsa

Tulsa, OK

As a freshmen, he played in 27 games with nine starts, while playing 24.9 minutes a game.

Named to the Conference USA All-Freshman team.

He averaged 11.5 points per game and finished third among C-USA freshmen in scoring.

Scored the third-most by a TU freshman with 310 points and scored in double-digits 16 times.

2012 – 2013

University of Missouri

Columbia, MO

Sat out the season as a transfer from Tulsa and was classified as a red shirt junior.

Practiced with Mizzou and bringing good size, scoring and ball-handling ability to the Tiger backcourt.

Selected to participate at the Kevin Durant Skills Academy in Chicago in June 2013.

The event invited the Top 25 high school wings and Top 10 collegiate wings.

2013 - 2014

University of Missouri

Columbia, MO

Named Second Team All-Southeastern Conference, ranked second on the team in scoring (17.5 ppg) and was the team-leader with 3.4 assists per night.

Named to the Wooden Award Midseason Top 25 list in January and won three Southeastern Conference Player of the Week honors

Named College Basketball's National Player of the Week once.

He scored in double figures in 34-of-35 games, including a career-high 31 points in a home victory against Southern Illinois (11/12)

June 26, 2014

Los Angeles, Lakers,

El Segundo, CA

Jordan was selected with the 46th overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft by the Washington Wizards. His draft rights were acquired by the Los Angeles Lakers on draft night for cash considerations, and he joined the team for the 2014 NBA Summer League.

On August 25, he signed with the Lakers. During his rookie season, he received multiple assignments to the Los Angeles D-Fenders of the NBA Development League, and did not play for the Lakers for most of the first half of the season.

However, he ended up starting 38 games for the Lakers, primarily at point guard; he averaged 15.8 points, 5.0 assists and 4.2 rebounds as a starter.


Los Angeles, Lakers,

El Segundo, CA

March 24, 2015, he had a season-best game with 30 points and 7 assists in a loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder. Starting alongside Jeremy Lin, the pair became the first Asian-American starting backcourt in league history.

Jordan Clarkson Named Western Conference Rookie of the Month - April 3, 2015.

He was named NBA Western Conference "Rookie of the Month" for games played in March 2015, becoming the first-ever Laker to be honored with the award in 1981-82.

2016 to Present

Los Angeles, Lakers,

El Segundo, CA

February 12, 2016, played for Team USA in the Rising Stars Challenge, where he recorded 25 points, 5 rebounds, 5 assists and 4 steals in a win over Team World.

July 7, 2016, re-signed with the Lakers on a four-year, $50 million contract. In the Lakers' season opener on October 26, 2016, Jordan scored a team-high 25 points off the bench in a 120–114 win over the Houston Rockets.

On November 15, 2016, he recorded a career-high five steals in a 125–118 win over the Brooklyn Nets.

The Personal Side Of Jordan Clarkson

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