J. T. Tiller

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J. T. Tiller
Free agent
Position Point guard
Personal information
Born (1988-05-11) May 11, 1988 (age 30)
Marietta, Georgia
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school Joseph Wheeler (Marietta, Georgia)
College Missouri (2006–2010)
NBA draft 2010 / Undrafted
Playing career 2010–present
Career history
2010–2011 Idaho Stampede
2011–2013 Siarka Tarnobrzeg
2013–2015 Landstede Zwolle
2015–2016 Polpharma Starogard Gdański
2016–2017 Landstede Zwolle
Career highlights and awards

J. T. Tiller (born May 11, 1988) is an American professional basketball player. He played collegiately with the University of Missouri Tigers.[1]

College career[edit]

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.[2]

Professional career[edit]

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.[3]

After playing two seasons in the Polish Basketball League for Siarka Tarnobrzeg, Tiller signed with Landstede Basketbal in the Netherlands in 2013.[4] 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.

For the 2015–16 season, Tiller signed with Polpharma Starogard Gdański of the Polish PLK.[5]

Tiller returned to Landstede Basketbal on August 10, 2016.[6] 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.[7]

Statistics[edit]

Season Team League PPG RPG APG EFF
2011–12 Siarka Tarnobrzeg DBL 12.5 4.1 3.3 12.9
2012–13 Siarka Tarnobrzeg DBL 11.3 3.4 3.7 12.9
2013–14 Landstede Basketbal DBL 12.5 4.8 3.7 14.4
2014–15 Landstede Basketbal DBL 9.0 3.9 4.8 13.8

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