Terry Tyler

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Terry Tyler
Terry Tyler in 2011.jpg
Tyler in 2011 at the University of Detroit Mercy's 2011 dedication of Dick Vitale Court in Calihan Hall.
No. 41, 40
Small forward
Personal information
Born (1956-10-30) October 30, 1956 (age 57)
Detroit, Michigan
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school Northwestern (Detroit, Michigan)
College Detroit (1974–1978)
NBA draft 1978 / Round: 2 / Pick: 23rd overall
Selected by the Detroit Pistons
Pro playing career 1978–1992
Career history
As player:
19781985 Detroit Pistons
19851988 Sacramento Kings
1988–1989 Dallas Mavericks
1989–1990 Stefanel Trieste (Italy)
1990–1991 Corona Cremona (Italy)
1991–1992 Rex Udine (Italy)
As coach:
1998–2000 Eastern New Mexico University
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points 8,868 (10.2 ppg)
Rebounds 4,675 (5.4 rpg)
Assists 1,342 (1.5 bpg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Terry Christopher Tyler (born October 30, 1956) is a retired American basketball player.

A 6'7" forward/guard from Northwestern High School and the University of Detroit (now known as the University of Detroit Mercy), Tyler played 11 seasons (1978–1989) in the NBA as a member of the Detroit Pistons, Sacramento Kings, and Dallas Mavericks. He averaged 10.2 points and 5.4 rebounds in his NBA career and earned NBA All-Rookie Team honors in 1979.[1] He also participated in the 1986 NBA Slam Dunk Contest, where he finished in last place (8th).

In 2001, he was inducted into the Detroit Mercy Titans Hall of Fame.[2]

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Terry Tyler profile Basketball-Reference.com
  2. ^ Titan Hall of Fame List