Jeremy Tyler Leaves Israeli Team

By JJ Duncan on
Jeremy Tyler is leaving Israel and returning to San Diego after a failed experiment that had the former high school standout basketball player skipping his senior year to go pro in a foreign country. To be fair, Tyler had every reason to think he might be the next LeBron James. As one of the highest-rated players on rivals.com, Tyler was averaging 28.7 points per game for San Diego high school. The 6-foot, 11-inch power forward had the makings of a great player.But Tyler's skills didn't...Read Full Story

Jeremy Tyler: When Skipping Out of High School For Basketball Goes Bad

By Jake on
For every high school baller who finds his name on rivals.com and has dreams of skipping out early, take the time to learn about Jeremy Tyler. The 6-foot-11 Tyler skipped out of his final year of high school, headed off to what everyone assumed were bigger and brighter things. Tyler, too young to sign up with the NBA, did a single-year contract with Maccabi Haifa, a team in Israel. But this year, instead of building skills in overseas basketball, he's riding the pine. Indeed, two games...Read Full Story

Jeremy Tyler, High School Basketball Player, Leaves US to Play Pro in Israel

By Tiffanie on
Jeremy Tyler, an 18-year-old high school student in San Diego, CA, is the first American to leave high school to play overseas.Tyler is to play for Maccabi Haifa for $140,000. He's expected to return to the States when he qualifies for the NBA draft.Japan Times reported: The 211-cm, 118-kg Tyler announced in the spring that he was skipping his last season at San Diego High School because the basketball had become boring.Read Full Story
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