|No. 6 – SPM Shoeters Den Bosch|
|Position||Power forward / Center|
|League||Dutch Basketball League|
May 13, 1986 |
|Listed height||6 ft 7 in (201 cm)|
|Listed weight||228.8 lb (104 kg)|
|High school||Provo (Provo, Utah)|
|College||Utah State (2007–2011)|
|NBA draft||2011 / Undrafted|
|Pro playing career||2011–present|
|2011–2012||EiffelTowers Den Bosch|
|2012–2013||SPO Rouen Basket|
|2013–present||SPM Shoeters Den Bosch|
|Career highlights and awards|
Tai William Evans Wesley (born May 13, 1986) is an American professional basketball forward. He played college basketball at Utah State University where he was named the Western Athletic Conference Player of the Year in 2011. Tai Wesley is also the younger brother of Mekeli Wesley, who in 2001 was named the Mountain West Conference Player of the Year.
Early life and college
Wesley graduated from Provo High School in 2004 and earned the "Mr. Basketball" title from Deseret News and was named 4A Most Valuable Player by the Salt Lake Tribune. At Utah State, Wesley redshirted his freshman year, went on a two-year Mormon mission to Oaxaca, Mexico, and returned to Utah State in 2007.
He ended his sophomore season in 2009 with averages of 12.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game.
In June 2011, Wesley entered workouts with the NBA team Minnesota Timberwolves. He signed a one-year contract with the Dutch Basketball League team EiffelTowers on June 15, 2011. In the 2011–12 season he averaged 13.4 points and 6.1 rebounds per game in the DBL. After one season in France, Wesley returned to Den Bosch in 2013, when he signed a 1-year contract.
- Dutch Championship (2012)
- Dutch Supercup (2013)
- All-DBL Team (2012)
- DBL Statistical Player of the Year (2012)
- 2x DBL All-Star (2012, 2014)
|GP||Games played||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||Led the league|
National league statistics
|2012–13||Rouen||LNB Pro B||33||25.1||.583||.400||.688||5.4||2.4||1.2||0.8||12.9|
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- "Utah State fights off San Jose State for spot in WAC final". ESPN.com. Associated Press. March 11, 2011. Retrieved March 11, 2011.
- "Wolves to workout Kanter, Williams on Thursday". USA Today. Associated Press. June 14, 2011. Retrieved June 28, 2011.
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- Tai Wesley by Eurobasket.com]
- "Old faces Wesley and Gonzalvez back in Den Bosch". Brabants Dagblad. 2013–08–07. Retrieved 2014–02–16.