J. T. Tiller
May 11, 1988 |
|Listed height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Listed weight||200 lb (91 kg)|
|High school||Joseph Wheeler (Marietta, Georgia)|
|NBA draft||2010 / Undrafted|
|2015–2016||Polpharma Starogard Gdański|
|Career highlights and awards|
Tiller won the 2009 Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year award after finishing his junior season at Mizzou with 8.4 points per game, as well as 4.0 assists and 2.1 steals. Tiller is known for his standout defense. In 2008-09, he was 9th in the nation in steals per minute, and in 2009-10 he finished 12th.
Tiller was drafted in the 8th round of the 2010 NBA Development League Draft by the Idaho Stampede. Through 3 games with Idaho, he was averaging 6 points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists in 23.3 minutes. Despite these performances, Tiller was waived in November 2010.
After playing two seasons in the Polish Basketball League for Siarka Tarnobrzeg, Tiller signed with Landstede Basketbal in the Netherlands in 2013. In his second season, Landstede was eliminated 3–4 in the Semi-finals by SPM Shoeters Den Bosch. After the regular season, Tiller was given a place in the DBL All-Defense Team.
Tiller returned to Landstede Basketbal on August 10, 2016. In the 2016–17 season, Tiller was named to the All-DBL Team, DBL All-Defense Team and was awarded the DBL Defensive Player of the Year Award.
- Player Bio - J.T. Tiller
- Draft Express profile
- J.T. Tiller NBA.com
- "J.T. Tiller replaces Loesing for Landstede". Destentor.nl (in Dutch). Retrieved 2014-04-15.
- JT Tiller and Daniel Grujic ink with Polpharma Starogard
- Tiller terug bij Landstede
- "Jeter: MVP van het seizoen". Basketballleague.nl. 11 April 2017.