Jeremy Tyler

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Jeremy Tyler
Jeremy Tyler Tokyo Apache.jpg
Tyler during his tenure with Tokyo Apache
Free agent
Position Center / Power forward
Personal information
Born (1991-06-21) June 21, 1991 (age 24)
San Diego, California
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight 250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
High school San Diego (San Diego, California)
NBA draft 2011 / Round: 2 / Pick: 39th overall
Selected by the Charlotte Bobcats
Pro career 2009–present
Career history
2009–2010 Maccabi Haifa (Israel)
2010–2011 Tokyo Apache (Japan)
20112013 Golden State Warriors
2012 Dakota Wizards (D-League)
2012–2013 Santa Cruz Warriors (D-League)
2013 Atlanta Hawks
2013 Santa Cruz Warriors (D-League)
2013 Erie BayHawks (D-League)
2013–2014 New York Knicks
2014–2015 Shanxi Zhongyu (China)
Career highlights and awards
Stats at

Jeremy Miles Tyler (born June 21, 1991)[1] is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Shanxi Zhongyu of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA). Tyler was drafted with the 39th pick in the 2011 NBA draft by the Charlotte Bobcats but immediately traded to the Golden State Warriors. Tyler was traded to the Atlanta Hawks in 2013.[2]

High school career[edit]

Tyler attended San Diego High School in San Diego, California from 2006 to 2009. As a junior in 2008–09, he averaged 28.7 points per game for the Cavers.[3]

In April 2009, despite a commitment to the University of Louisville, he chose to bypass not only college, but his senior year of high school as well.[4]

Professional career[edit]


In April 2009, Tyler announced his intentions to skip his senior year of high school to play professionally abroad.[5] On August 23, 2009, he signed with Maccabi Haifa of the Israeli Super League for the 2009–10 season.[6]

On March 19, 2010, he parted ways with Maccabi due to personal matters and headed home to San Diego.[7][8] Tyler played just 10 games, averaging only 2.1 points and 1.9 rebounds in 7.6 minutes per game.


On July 29, 2010, Tyler signed with the Tokyo Apache of Japan for the 2010–11 season.[9][10] In 33 games, he averaged 9.9 points on 51.7% shooting and 6.4 rebounds in 15.4 minutes per game. The Apache would dissolve soon after he left due to the impact of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.[11]

Golden State Warriors and Atlanta Hawks[edit]

Tyler was selected with the 39th overall pick by the Charlotte Bobcats in the 2011 NBA draft. His rights were later traded to the Golden State Warriors for cash considerations on draft night. On December 13, 2011, he signed with the Warriors.[12] On February 27, 2012, he was assigned to the Dakota Wizards.[13] On March 6, 2012, he was recalled by the Warriors.[14] For most of his rookie year he received minimal playing time, but on March 21, in a game against the New Orleans Hornets, he was named the Warriors' starting center. He subsequently remained in the team's starting line-up for the rest of the season.

In July 2012, Tyler joined the Warriors for the 2012 NBA Summer League. During his second season, he had multiple assignments with the Santa Cruz Warriors of the NBA Development League.[15]

On February 21, 2013, Tyler was traded to the Atlanta Hawks in exchange for a future second round pick.[16] On March 6, 2013, he was waived by the Hawks after appearing in just one game.[17]

D-League and New York Knicks[edit]

On March 18, 2013, Tyler was acquired by the Santa Cruz Warriors[18] as he played out the rest of the 2012–13 season in the D-League.

In July 2013, Tyler joined the New York Knicks for the 2013 NBA Summer League. On August 6, 2013, he signed with the Knicks.[19] However, he was later waived by the Knicks on October 25, 2013.[20]

After being reacquired by the Santa Cruz Warriors on November 1, 2013, three days later, Tyler was traded to the Erie BayHawks.[2][21][22] On December 31, 2013, he re-signed with the Knicks.[23] On January 28, 2014, he recorded a career high 17 points, along with 5 rebounds and 2 blocks, in a 114-88 victory over the Boston Celtics.[24] On January 29, he was assigned to the Erie BayHawks,[25] only to be recalled the next day.[26]

In July 2014, Tyler re-joined the Knicks for the 2014 NBA Summer League. On August 6, 2014, he was traded, along with Wayne Ellington and a 2016 second-round pick, to the Sacramento Kings in exchange for Quincy Acy and Travis Outlaw.[27] On September 6, 2014, he was waived by the Kings.[28]

On September 23, 2014, he signed with the Los Angeles Lakers.[29] However, he was later waived by the Lakers on October 20, 2014.[30]


On October 25, 2014, Tyler signed with Shanxi Zhongyu for the 2014–15 CBA season.[31] In 41 games for Shanxi, he averaged 22.1 points, 11.2 rebounds, 1.2 assists, 1.5 steals and 1.3 blocks per game.

Return to Summer League[edit]

In July 2015, Tyler joined the Dallas Mavericks for the 2015 NBA Summer League where he averaged 11.8 points, 8.3 rebounds and 1.2 steals in six games.[32]

NBA career statistics[edit]

  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular season[edit]

2011–12 Golden State 42 23 13.5 .421 .000 .558 3.3 .4 .4 .5 4.9
2012–13 Golden State 20 0 3.2 .375 .000 .667 .9 .1 .1 .1 1.1
2012–13 Atlanta 1 0 5.0 .000 .000 .000 3.0 .0 .0 .0 .0
2013–14 New York 17 0 10.4 .556 .000 .588 3.4 .2 .2 .5 4.7
Career 80 23 10.2 .446 .000 .573 2.7 .3 .3 .4 3.8


  1. ^ Jeremy Tyler NBA & ABA Stats
  2. ^ a b Jeremy Tyler Player Profile – RealGM
  3. ^ Jeremy Tyler's High School Basketball Stats
  4. ^ Jeremy Tyler goes pro before his junior prom
  5. ^ Jeremy Tyler Leaving High School To Play Overseas
  6. ^ Now it's official: Tyler in Haifa
  7. ^ Jeremy Tyler leaves Maccabi Haifa
  8. ^ Tyler quits Maccabi with 2 months left
  9. ^ Jeremy Tyler moves to Tokio Apache
  10. ^ Tyler to play pro ball in Japan
  11. ^ "Japan plans basketball expansion after quake". May 5, 2011. Retrieved November 17, 2013. 
  12. ^ Warriors Sign Rookies Klay Thompson & Jeremy Tyler
  13. ^ Warriors Assign Jeremy Tyler To The Dakota Wizards
  14. ^ Warriors Recall Jeremy Tyler From The Dakota Wizards
  15. ^ 2012-13 NBA Assignments
  16. ^ Warriors Trade Jeremy Tyler to Atlanta
  18. ^ Santa Cruz Warriors Acquire Jeremy Tyler
  19. ^ New York Knicks sign Jeremy Tyler
  20. ^ Knicks waive Ike Diogu, C.J. Leslie, Josh Powell, Jeremy Tyler, Chris Douglas-Roberts
  21. ^ The Erie BayHawks acquired the rights to Jeremy Tyler
  22. ^ BayHawks Complete Training Camp Roster
  23. ^ Knicks Sign Jeremy Tyler, Waive Chris Smith
  24. ^ Notebook: Knicks 114, Celtics 88
  25. ^ Knicks assign Cole Aldrich, Toure Murry, Jeremy Tyler to D-League
  26. ^ Knicks Recall Three Players from Erie
  27. ^ "Kings Acquire Jeremy Tyler, Wayne Ellington and 2016 Second-Round Draft Considerations in Trade with New York". August 6, 2014. Retrieved August 6, 2014. 
  28. ^ Kings Waive Jeremy Tyler
  29. ^ Lakers Sign Four to Training Camp Roster
  30. ^ Lakers Waive Appling and Tyler
  31. ^ Shanxi Zhongyu sign Jeremy Tyler
  32. ^ 2015 Summer League Player Profile – Jeremy Tyler

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