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25  -  Kyle Singler - SF, 6'8, 235
Detroit Pistons - Drafted 33rd overall in 2011
       Date of birth: 05/04/1988
       Country: USA
     Drafted (NBA): 33rd pick, 2011
     Out of: Duke
  NBA Experience: 1 years
  Hand: Right

When: Where:
2007 - 2011 Duke (NCAA)
August 2011 - November 2011 Lucentum Alicante (Spain)
November 2011 - June 2012 Real Madrid (Spain)
July 2012 - present Detroit Pistons (NBA)


Date
League
Transaction
2011 NBA Draft NBA Drafted 33rd overall by Detroit.
23rd August, 2011 Spain Signed a one year contract with Lucentum Alicante.
30th November, 2011 Spain Left Lucentum Alicante.
30th November, 2011 Spain Signed for the remainder of the season with Real Madrid.
11th July, 2012 NBA Signed a three year, $3,135,000 contract with Detroit.


From blog:


   2011 NBA Draft Diary
2011-06-25

Pick 33: Kyle Singler, largely assumed to be a first rounder, slumped to the second, but not for long. Detroit picks him at #33, a move which probably closes the door on Dajuan Summers's really rather unproductive Pistons career.

The first play in Singler's highlight montage is a hustle play, in which Singler fails to save the ball from going out of bounds and jumps into the lap of a fat guy that looks a bit like John Daly. Heart. Hustle. Desire. Love. Passion. Duke. White. Etc. The same highlight film then evolves into a series of shots of Singler hitting trick shots, involving shooting while jumping off a diving board and from the top of an apartment complex, linked by a short segway clip of Kyle driving a truck filled with bricks. This actually happened and you can draw your own conclusions.

Jay Bilas follows this up by calling Singler a "complete player" who is not a knockdown shooter. This is the exact opposite of how his NBA career will be. Jeff Van Gundy then doubts the veracity of the Singler video, to Jay's mock outrage. Jon Barry stays quiet.



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   Sham's unnecessarily great big draft board: Small Forwards
2011-06-23

Kyle Singler - As a four year white guy from Duke, it has proven to be inevitable that Singler has been compared to every good white shooting forward ever, from Danny Ferry to Mike Miller. Deadspin has compiled a rather amusing list of such comparisons from various places around the world. Most of them are attempts to be either very favourable, or very harsh, depending on perspective. But nowhere in that list did the name appear which, if we're honest, may be the most apt of all.

Pat Garrity.

(Not really. But the jumpshooting is the only obvious skill that will translate. Singler is tough enough, but it remains to be seen how the improved NBA spacing will affect the rest of his game.)

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