Jeremy Tyler’s Rise Is What’s Wrong With The NBA

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

I’d like to think former San Diego High School standout/Maccabi Haifa flame out Jeremy Tyler’s unexpected rise up the draft charts is really the product of NBA front offices trying to trick each other into drafting the next Kwame Brown. Like everyone is saying how talented he is and how ...

Jeremy Tyler Failed, Sonny Vaccaro Faces No Consequences

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

Jeremy Tyler's massive failure in Israel doesn't prove that all kids his age aren't ready for professional basketball. The only thing we've learned here is that there is no way he was ready when he decided to leave for the pro game before his senior year ...

Everything Is Going Just Great For Jeremy Tyler

Monday, November 9th, 2009

Yahoo!'s (and fellow Indiana University alum) Eamonn Brennan posted recently on the first 100 days of Jeremy Tyler's experience in professional basketball in Israel. To sum up: it's not going well. Shocking. Back in April, when Tyler decided to forego his senior year of high school so he could turn pro early, ...

Descent Into The Basketball Netherworld

Sunday, May 17th, 2009

Phillips and I spent Sunday morning watching high school basketball. Of course, calling it "basketball" is probably a stretch since we were at an AAU tournament, but there were two hoops and an orange ball, so at least it was a basketball-like substance. I recently shared my feelings on AAU ...

Stay In School, Kids

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009

Yahoo!'s Dan Wetzel is reporting Jeremy Tyler, a 6'11" stud basketball recruit from San Diego, CA, has opted to drop out of school and play professional basketball in Europe for two years (he's 17) until he's eligible for the NBA Draft. Tyler was verbally committed to Louisville, but I'd say that's ...