February 10, 1968 |
|Listed height||6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)|
|Listed weight||224 lb (102 kg)|
|High school||Woodrow Wilson (Washington, D.C.)|
|College||Miami (Florida) (1988–1991)|
|NBA draft||1991 / Round: 2 / Pick: 38th overall|
|Selected by the Los Angeles Clippers|
|1991||CB Collado Villalba|
|1994||Chorale Roanne Basket|
|1994||Vaqueros de Bayamón|
|1995||Peñarol de Mar del Plata|
|1995||Vaqueros de Bayamón|
|1996||Gigantes de Carolina|
|1996–1997||Basket Rimini Crabs|
|1997||Vaqueros de Bayamón|
|1998||Vaqueros de Bayamón|
|1999||San Miguel Beermen|
|1999||Leones de Ponce|
|2000||Leones de Ponce|
|2001||Brujos de Guayama|
|2001–2002||CSK VVS Samara|
Joseph Jay Wylie, Sr. (born February 10, 1968), is an American retired professional basketball player. Born in Washington, D.C., he is listed at 6'9" and weighed 220 lbs. Wylie played collegiate ball with the University of Miami Hurricanes from 1988 to 1991), where he earned the names, "Wylie's World", and "Jumping Joe Wylie", because of his ability to leap over his opponents. Wylie entered the 1991 NBA Draft and was picked 38th in the second round by the Los Angeles Clippers. On July 4, 1991, almost a week after the draft, the Clippers traded him to the New York Knicks for a 1993 second round pick. The Knicks were enthusiastic of getting such a player of his calibre; In 1992, Wylie was invited to the Minnesota Timberwolves training camp but he was eventually cut from the roster during the preseason. In 1993 Wylie played in 6 preseason games with the Detroit Pistons and was the last cut before contracts became guaranteed. He eventually played his professional basketball career mostly overseas in Italy, Spain, France, Venezuela, Puerto Rico, Turkey, Argentina, Israel, Portugal, the Philippines, Germany, Russia, the Dominican Republic and Hungary. He also played in CBA with the Columbus Horizon during the 1991–92 season. He retired in 2009. Wylie has a son, Joseph Micheal Wylie, Jr., who played collegiate football at his alma mater but later transferred to Tennessee State University.
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