|Tyrese Haliburton Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 5 in|
|Date of Birth||February 29, 2000|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Tyrese Haliburton is an American professional basketball player who played college basketball for the Iowa State Cyclones. He was drafted by the Sacramento Kings in the 2020 NBA draft and has also played for the Indiana Pacers.
Tyrese John Haliburton
Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States
Oshkosh, Winnebago County, Wisconsin, United States
Tyrese Haliburton studied at Oshkosh North High School located in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Afterward, he attended Iowa State University.
Professional Basketball Player
- Father – John Haliburton (Referee)
- Mother – Brenda Haliburton
- Others – Edward Charles Jones (Cousin) (Former professional basketball player who played for five teams in his 14-year National Basketball Association (NBA) career and was a three-time NBA All-Star), Jalen Rashon Suggs (Cousin) (Professional basketball player who has played for the Orlando Magic of the National Basketball Association (NBA))
6 ft 5 in or 195.5 cm
84 kg or 185 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Tyrese Haliburton has dated –
- Jade Jones – He has been romantically involved with social media personality Jade Jones.
Race / Ethnicity
Tyrese Haliburton Facts
- During his time at Oshkosh North High School, he played basketball and was named to the All-Fox Valley Association (FVA) second team and defensive team as a sophomore.
- As a junior, he went on to average 18 points, six assists, and five rebounds per game, earning FVA Player of the Year and Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Division I All-State accolades with his team falling just short of the State Tournament.
- Tyrese Haliburton averaged 22.9 points, 6.2 assists, 5.1 rebounds, 3.5 steals, and 1.7 blocks per game as a senior and led Oshkosh North to a 26–1 record.
- He went on to score a career-high 42 points in Oshkosh North’s win over Kaukauna High School and West Virginia recruit Jordan Mccabe on February 18, 2018.
- In Oshkosh North’s Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Division I state championship victory over Brookfield East High School, he scored 31 points (including 24 in the second half) and shot 18–of–18 from the free throw line. Subsequently, he was named Oshkosh Northwestern All-Area Player of the Year, Wisconsin Gatorade Player of the Year, and FVA co-Player of the Year in 2018.
- Tyrese Haliburton was considered a three-star recruit by major recruiting services.
- On September 18, 2017, he committed to playing college basketball for Iowa State University.
- He made his college debut with Iowa State on November 6, 2018, posting 12 points, four rebounds, and four assists in a 79–53 win over Alabama State.
- He was part of the United States team at the 2019 FIBA Under-19 World Cup in Heraklion, Greece. He scored a team-high 21 points, shooting 8–of–9 from the field, in a 102–84 group stage win over Lithuania on June 30, 2019. He subsequently led the United States to a gold medal and was named to the all-tournament team.
- On November 11, 2019, Tyrese Haliburton was named Big 12 Player of the Week during his sophomore season as he averaged 13.5 points and 13.0 assists in wins over Mississippi Valley State and Oregon State.
- As a sophomore, he averaged 15.2 points, 5.9 rebounds, 6.5 assists, and 2.5 steals per game.
- In the 2020 NBA draft, he was picked by the Sacramento Kings as the 12th pick in the first round.
- Tyrese Haliburton made his NBA debut with the Sacramento Kings on December 23, 2020, coming off the bench in a 124–122 overtime win over the Denver Nuggets with 12 points, four assists, two rebounds, and a block.
- He suffered a left knee injury on May 2, 2021.
- Along with Buddy Hield and Tristan Thompson, Tyrese was traded to the Indiana Pacers on February 8, 2022, in exchange for Domantas Sabonis, Justin Holiday, Jeremy Lamb, and a 2023 second-round pick.
- With Indiana Pacers, he made his debut on February 11, 2022, in a 120–113 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers, logging 23 points in addition to 6 assists, 3 rebounds, and 3 steals.
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