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Trey Lyles - PF, 6'10, 234
Denver Nuggets - Acquired via trade in June 2017
       Date of birth: 11/05/1995
       Country: Canada
     Drafted (NBA): 12th pick, 2015
     Out of: Kentucky
  NBA Experience: 3 years
  Hand: Right

Date
League
Transaction
2015 NBA Draft NBA Drafted 12th overall by Utah.
7th July, 2015 NBA Signed four year, $10,386,049 rookie scale contract with Utah. Included team options for 2017/18 and 2018/19.
24th October, 2016 NBA Utah exercised 2017/18 team option.
2017 NBA Draft NBA Traded by Utah, along with the draft rights to Tyler Lydon (#24), to Denver in exchange for the draft rights to Donovan Mitchell (#13).
27th September, 2017 NBA Denver exercised 2018/19 team option.
When: Where:
2014 - 2015 Kentucky (NCAA)
June 2015 - June 2017 Utah Jazz (NBA)
From blog:


   2017 NBA Manifesto
2017-06-29

Trey Lyles
PF, 6’10, 234lbs, 21 years old, 2 years of experience

Lyles's sophomore year was not a good one. The additions of Diaw and Johnson were always going to put a squeeze on his spot in the rotation, yet Lyles still played nearly 1,200 regular season minutes, not all that far short of the amount of his rookie campaign, while the level of play in that time was very much short. Lyles took a lot more shots and missed a lot more shots, especially from three-point range; it is understood that the three-point shot is to be the way he makes his mark in the league, yet the results are not there yet, and nor is he contributing elsewhere. Lyles also shot far worse from two-point range, with a lot of misses inside the paint, rebounding poorly and making no significant mark on defence. His size, length, decent athleticism, handle and vision are a good package theoretically, yet he has done little with them, and in joining a Den-ver team with an equally multi-optioned power forward rotation (especially if Gallinari stays), a turnaround is certainly not automatic.

Player Plan: Two years of rookie scale salary remaining. Not a bad prospect, even if there is no one part of the NBA game he can call his own. And certainly very young. But if Gallinari returns, his role will be further reduced.

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