Tyrone Nesby

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Tyrone Nesby
Personal information
Born (1976-01-31) January 31, 1976 (age 41)
Cairo, Illinois
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight 225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
High school Cairo (Cairo, Illinois)
College Vincennes (1994–1996)
UNLV (1996–1998)
NBA draft 1998 / Undrafted
Playing career 1998–2007
Position Small forward
Number 8
Career history
1998–1999 Sioux Falls Skyforce
19992000 Los Angeles Clippers
20002002 Washington Wizards
2002–2003 Olympia Larissa
2003–2004 Metis Varese
2004 Reflex Belgrade
2004–2005 Lietuvos rytas Vilnius
2006–2007 Las Vegas Venom
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points 2,431 (9.5 ppg)
Rebounds 941 (3.7 rpg)
Assists 370 (1.5 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Tyrone Lamont Nesby (born January 31, 1976) is an American retired professional basketball player.

Nesby went to Cairo High School in Cairo, Illinois. He played collegiately at Vincennes University (1994–1996), and at UNLV (1996–1998). After being undrafted in the 1998 NBA draft, Nesby started his career by signing with Sioux Falls Skyforce of the Continental Basketball Association (CBA). He was asked to join the Los Angeles Clippers' training camp after playing successfully in the CBA,[1][2] and later signed with them, where he averaged 10.1 points per game in his rookie season. He played two years with the Clippers before being traded to the Washington Wizards during the 2000–01 season[3] until the end of the 2001–02 season. After his stint in the NBA he went to Europe, where he played for Olympia Larissa, Metis Varese, Reflex Belgrade, and Lietuvos rytas Vilnius. Nesby finished his career by playing for the Las Vegas Venom of the American Basketball Association (ABA).


  1. ^ "Clippers Re-Sign Nesby". CBS News. August 9, 1999. Retrieved October 6, 2016. 
  2. ^ White, Lonnie (August 10, 1999). "Clippers Quickly Retain Nesby by Matching the Spurs' Offer". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved October 6, 2016. 
  3. ^ White, Lonnie (November 29, 2000). "Clippers Ease Jam by Trading Nesby". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved October 6, 2016. 

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