Who is Trey Lyles?
Trey Anthony Lyles is a professional Canadian basketball player for the Sacramento Kings of the NBA (National Basketball Association). He was drafted by the Utah Jazz following his freshman season at the University of Kentucky.
Trey Lyles Career
A High School Career
He was ranked as one of the best high school basketball players in the U.S. entering his senior year of high school. And was recruited heavily by Kentucky, Indiana, and Louisville. Originally, he committed to Indiana in September 2010 during his freshman year of high school but then later decommitted in August 2012. On November 5, 2013, he signed a letter of intent to play and study at the University of Kentucky. During his senior year of high school, he averaged 23.7 points,12.9 rebounds, and 3.5 assists and led Arsenal Tech to the IHSAA Class 4A State Championship game with a 63-59 victory over Lake Central. Following the conclusion of his senior season, he has voted Indiana Mr. Basketball over fellow high school seniors Trevon Bluiett who signed to play at Xavier University, and James Blackmon Jr. who signed with Indiana University.
How Old Is Trey Lyles?
He is 27 years old as of March 2023, having been born on November 5, 1995, in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. Trey Lyles shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Kris Jenner, Odell Beckham Jr., Paige Mackenzie, Kevin Jonas, Semaj Lesley, and many more.
Trey Lyles Family
Who are Trey Lyles’s Parents?
He was born to Thomas Lyles (Father) and Jessie Lyles (Mother).
Does Trey Lyles have Siblings?
He has a sister by the name of Tanika Lyles.
Trey Lyles Education
He received his high school education at Arsenal Technical High School. After high school, he attended The University of Kentucky.
Trey Lyles Marital Status
He is dating his girlfriend by the name of Olivia Jester.
Trey Lyles Kids
He does not have any kids as of March 2023. In case there is new news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
A College Career
On June 12, 2014, he enrolled in Kentucky. But due to an unspecified leg injury, he sat out Kentucky’s six-game exhibition series in Nassau, Bahamas from August 10 through August 17. As a freshman, he was named to the 2015 All-SEC Freshman Team and helped lead the Wildcats to a 2015 NCAA Final Four appearance. He along with Kentucky teammates Andrew Harrison, Aaron Harrison, Dakari Johnson, Devin Booker, Karl-Anthony Towns, and Willie Cauley-Stein declared to enter their names into the 2015 NBA draft on April 9, 2015.
A Professional Career
A Career with Utah Jazz (2015-2017)
He was selected with the 12th overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft by the Utah Jazz on June 25, 2015. On July 7, he signed his rookie scale contract with the Jazz. Over the first two months of his rookie season, he averaged 3.0 points and 3.6 rebounds. During the month of January, he began picking up his production with more steady minutes, scoring in double figures for the first time on January 4 with 13 points against the Houston Rockets.
For the first time, he recorded 10 rebounds on January 9 in a win over the Miami Heat. And on January 14, he scored a then-season-high 19 points in a loss to the Sacramento Kings. On February 3, he was named a Rising Stars Challenge participant at the 2016 NBA All-Star Weekend. Replacing injured Nikola Mirotic on the World Team roster. He went on and scored a career-high 22 points in a 100-84 win over the Denver Nuggets on April 10.
A Career with the Denver Nuggets (2017-2019)
He was traded on June 22, 2017, along with the draft rights to Tyler Lydon to the Denver Nuggets in exchange for the draft rights to Donovan Mitchell. On December 2, 2017, he scored a season-high 18 points in a 115-100 win over the Los Angeles Lakers. On December 10, 2017, he scored a career-high 25 points in a 126-116 overtime loss to the Indiana Pacers. He set a new career high on January 5, 2018, with 26 points in a 99-91 win over the Utah Jazz.
A Career with the San Antonio Spurs (2019-2021)
On July 12, 2019, he signed with the San Antonio Spurs. The following year on February 6, he had a double-double scoring a season-high 23 points while grabbing 10 rebounds and two steals in a 125-117 loss against the Portland Trail Blazers. On March 2, 2020, he got himself 20 points again, along with three rebounds, two assists, and one steal in a 116-111 loss against the Indiana Pacers. He was reported to have undergone an appendectomy on July 15, 2020. And was expected to miss the remainder of the 2019-20 season.
A Career with Detroit Pistons (2021-2022)
He signed with the Detroit Pistons on August 6, 2021.
A Career with the Sacramento Kings (2022-Present)
He and Josh Jackson were acquired by the Sacramento Kings on February 10, 2022. In a four-team trade that sent Marvin Bagley III to the Pistons.
A National Team Career
In addition to playing basketball at the club career, he has played basketball nationally. Thus Trey(who moved to Indiana with his family when he was 7 years old) has represented both Canada and the United States. Until his sophomore season in high school, he had trained in the United States development pipeline. On the international stage, he played for Canada’s Junior men’s national team. He along with Tyler Ennis led Canada to a 6th-place finish. During the summer of 2013 at the 2013 FIBA Under-19 World Championship, Trey came in second to Ennis in scoring at the tournament.
Trey Lyles Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 6ft 9 inches (2.06m) and a weight of 106kg (234 lbs).
Trey Lyles Salary and Net Worth
He has an annual average salary of $2,562,500 and has an estimated net worth of between $1 and $5 million.