Trey Lyles

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Trey Lyles
Trey Lyles.jpg
Lyles during his time with Kentucky
No. 41 – Utah Jazz
PositionPower forward/Small forward
Personal information
Born (1995-11-05) November 5, 1995 (age 26)
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
NationalityCanadian/American
Listed height6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
High schoolArsenal Tech
(Indianapolis, Indiana)
CollegeKentucky (2014–2015)
NBA draft2015 / Round: 1 / Pick: 12th overall
Selected by the Utah Jazz
Playing career2015–present

Trey Anthony Lyles (born November 5, 1995) is a Canadian-American professional basketball player. He is a power forward/small forward for the Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

College[change | change source]

Lyles played college basketball with the University of Kentucky Wildcats from 2014 until 2015. Lyles had originally committed to play for Indiana but he decommitted in August 2012.[1] He did not play in Kentucky's six-game exhibition series in Nassau, Bahamas because of a leg injury.[2]

NBA career[change | change source]

Lyles was drafted by the Utah Jazz in the first round with the 12th overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. The Jazz signed him to rookie scale contract on July 7, 2015.[3] On January 14, 2016, Lyles was able to score a season-high 19 points in a 103-101 loss to the Sacramento Kings.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Top-10 forward Trey Lyles decommits from Indiana". CBS Sports. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2016-02-07.
  2. "Kentucky's Lyles won't play on Bahamas basketball tour". The Courier-Journal. Retrieved 2016-02-07.
  3. "Jazz Sign 2015 Draft Pick Trey Lyles". Utah Jazz. Retrieved 2016-02-07.
  4. "Gay scores 24 and hits game-winner, Kings top Jazz 103-101". NBA. Retrieved 2016-02-07.

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