Reports: Tyler to skip senior year
Jeremy Tyler, a 6-foot-11 junior, has dropped out of San Diego High School and says he will skip his senior year to play professionally in Europe, The New York Times and Yahoo! Sports reported on Wednesday.
Tyler, 17, will become the first player born in the United States to leave high school early to play professional basketball overseas. He is expected to come back in two years, when he is eligible for the NBA draft.
Tyler had made a verbal commitment to Louisville. ...
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The New Prep To Pro?
Jeremy Tyler's decision to forego his senior year of high school to play professional basketball overseas is the latest in a growing trend of players navigating new roads to the NBA. Tyler follows superprep Brandon Jennings, who decided to play for an Italian pro team instead after graduating from high school.
Jeremy Tyler// Reports: Tyler to skip senior year
// Lawlor: The new prep to pro?
// California coaches, players weigh in
// The Magazine: More will follow
// Audio: Mike and Mike on Tyler
// Gottlieb-Fraschilla: A good choice?
// Morales: Tyler will find success in Europe.
Brandon Jennings// Lawyer says Jennings heading for Europe
// The Magazine: Exchange student
// Video: A day in the life of Jennings in Italy