Austin Reaves is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
He played college basketball for the Wichita State Shockers and the Oklahoma Sooners.
Reaves attended Cedar Ridge High School in Newark, Arkansas. He won back-to-back Class 2A state titles in his first two years. Reaves scored 73 points in a triple-over-time win over Forrest City High School.
Entering his freshman season at Wichita State, Reaves underwent surgery to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder.
Austin Reaves Parents: Meet Nicole Wilkett and Brian Reaves
Reaves is the son of Nicole Wilkett and Brian Reaves. Both of his parents played college basketball for Arkansas State.
His mother averaged 21.3 points per game and earned all-conference honors as a senior, while his father tied for third in program history with 384 career assists.