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Tyrese Haliburton Biography 2024: Age, Net Worth, Family, Relationship, Height, Education, Personal Life, Career, Stats, Award and Nomination

Tyrese Haliburton Biography 2024: Age, Net Worth, Family, Relationship, Height, Education, Personal Life, Career, Stats, Award and Nomination
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Tyrese Haliburton, born on February 29, 2000, is an American professional basketball player currently playing for the Indiana Pacers.

He previously played college basketball for the Iowa State Cyclones before being drafted 12th overall by the Sacramento Kings in the 2020 NBA draft.

In 2022, Haliburton was traded to the Indiana Pacers in exchange for Domantas Sabonis.

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He has been selected for the East All-Star team consecutively, first as a reserve in 2023 and then as a starter in 2024.

Haliburton with the Indiana Pacers in 2022
No. 0 – Indiana Pacers
Position Point guard
League NBA
Personal information
Born February 29, 2000 (age 24)
Oshkosh, Wisconsin, U.S.
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school Oshkosh North (Oshkosh, Wisconsin)
College Iowa State (2018–2020)
NBA draft 2020: 1st round, 12th overall pick
Selected by the Sacramento Kings
Playing career 2020–present
Career history
2020–2022 Sacramento Kings
2022–present Indiana Pacers
Career highlights and awards
Stats Edit this at Wikidata at NBA.com
Stats Edit this at Wikidata at Basketball-Reference.com
Medals
Men’s basketball
Representing  United States
FIBA Under-19 World Cup
Gold medal – first place 2019 Greece Team

Haliburton, a native of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, emerged as a standout three-star recruit from Oshkosh North High School, guiding his team to a state championship during his final year.

During his freshman year at Iowa State, he established a new single-game assists record for the program.

Despite a season-ending wrist injury, he excelled in his sophomore season and earned a spot on the All-Big 12 Conference second team.

In 2019, Haliburton played a pivotal role in leading the United States to a gold medal victory at the FIBA Under-19 World Cup in Heraklion, Greece, where he also received all-tournament team recognition.

Subsequently, in 2021, he was selected to the USA Men’s Select Team and participated in the training camp alongside the US Olympic Men’s Basketball Team in Las Vegas, Nevada, ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, where the United States emerged as champions for the 16th time.

Fast forward to 2023, Haliburton was chosen to represent the United States Men’s National Team at the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup.

He played a key role in the team’s success, leading in both steals and assists, which contributed to the United States securing a fourth-place finish and qualifying for the 2024 Summer Olympics.

High School Career

Haliburton was a basketball player for Oshkosh North High School in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. During his sophomore year, he received recognition as a member of the All-Fox Valley Association (FVA) second team and defensive team.

In his junior season, Haliburton showcased his skills by averaging 18 points, six assists, and five rebounds per game.

This outstanding performance earned him the title of FVA Player of the Year and Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Division I All-State accolades.

Unfortunately, his team fell just short of reaching the State Tournament.

During his senior year, Haliburton’s performance reached new heights as he averaged 22.9 points, 6.2 assists, 5.1 rebounds, 3.5 steals, and 1.7 blocks per game.

His exceptional leadership led Oshkosh North to an impressive 26-1 record. On February 18, 2018, he achieved a career-high of 42 points in a victory against Kaukauna High School, where he faced off against West Virginia recruit Jordan Mccabe.

In the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Division I state championship, Haliburton’s remarkable skills were on full display as he scored 31 points, including 24 in the second half.

He also displayed incredible accuracy by shooting a perfect 18-of-18 from the free-throw line. This victory secured his program’s first state title.

Haliburton’s exceptional performance throughout the season earned him several accolades.

He was named Oshkosh Northwestern All-Area Player of the Year, Wisconsin Gatorade Player of the Year, and FVA co-Player of the Year.

Additionally, he was selected for the WBCA Division I All-State team and the USA Today All-USA Wisconsin first team.

College Career

Haliburton made his debut for Iowa State on November 6, 2018, where he contributed 12 points, four rebounds, and four assists in a 79–53 victory over Alabama State.

He achieved a season-high of 16 points in a game against Omaha on November 26. On December 9, Haliburton impressed with 15 points and 17 assists, with just one turnover, in a 101–65 win over Southern.

His 17 assists set a new record for an Iowa State player in a single game, surpassing the previous record set in 1974.

Throughout his freshman season, Haliburton played in 35 games and averaged 6.8 points, 3.6 assists, and 1.5 steals per game.

He was one of the few NCAA Division I true freshmen, alongside Zion Williamson, to achieve at least 50 steals and 30 blocks.

Haliburton’s assist-to-turnover ratio of 4.5 led the Big 12 Conference and ranked second in Division I.

During his sophomore season, Haliburton was named Big 12 Player of the Week on November 11, 2019, after averaging 13.5 points and 13.0 assists in wins over Mississippi Valley State and Oregon State.

He scored a season-high 25 points on November 27 in a game against Michigan, where he also contributed nine rebounds and five assists.

On January 4, 2020, Haliburton achieved a triple-double with 22 points, 12 rebounds, and 10 assists in an overtime loss to TCU, becoming the first Iowa State player to do so since Monté Morris in 2016.

Despite his outstanding performance, Haliburton’s season was cut short due to a left wrist fracture on February 8 during a game against Kansas State.

He finished the season with averages of 15.2 points, 5.9 rebounds, 6.5 assists, and 2.5 steals per game, earning him a spot on the second team All-Big 12.

Following the season, Haliburton announced his decision to enter the 2020 NBA draft and forego his remaining college basketball eligibility.

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Professional Career

Haliburton was chosen as the 12th overall pick by the Sacramento Kings in the 2020 NBA draft. The Kings officially confirmed signing Haliburton on November 27, 2020.

His NBA debut took place on December 23, 2020, where he contributed 12 points, four assists, two rebounds, and a block in a 124–122 overtime victory against the Denver Nuggets.

During a game on April 14, 2021, Haliburton achieved a career-high of 6 steals in a 123–111 loss to the Washington Wizards.

Unfortunately, on May 2, 2021, Haliburton sustained a left knee injury during a match against the Dallas Mavericks.

Despite the MRI results showing no ligament damage, it was decided that Haliburton would sit out the remaining seven games of the 2020–21 season as a precautionary measure.

Following the season, Haliburton ranked third in the Rookie of the Year voting and was selected for the NBA All-Rookie First Team.

In the 2021–22 season, there was a midseason trade involving Haliburton.

On January 29, 2022, he achieved a career-high of 38 points for the Kings, in addition to seven assists, three rebounds, and two steals during a 103–101 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers.

Then, on February 5, Haliburton set another career-high for the Kings with 17 assists, along with 13 points, six rebounds, and two steals in a 113–103 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder.

On February 8, 2022, the Pacers acquired Haliburton, Buddy Hield, and Tristan Thompson in exchange for Domantas Sabonis, Justin Holiday, Jeremy Lamb, and a 2023 second-round pick.

Pacers coach Rick Carlisle praised Haliburton as “an elite young point guard that affects the game positively in many, many ways”.

Haliburton made his debut for the Pacers on February 11, scoring 23 points, along with 6 assists, 3 rebounds, and 3 steals in a 120–113 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

In his second game on February 13 against the Minnesota Timberwolves, he posted 22 points and 16 assists.

On February 16, Haliburton recorded 21 points and 14 assists in a win against the Washington Wizards.

Haliburton also participated in the NBA’s 2022 Rising Stars Challenge with teammate Chris Duarte and won the 2022 Clorox Clutch Challenge with Desmond Bane at the 2022 NBA All-Star Weekend.

In a game against his former team, the Sacramento Kings, on March 23, Haliburton recorded 13 points, 15 assists, and 3 steals in a one-point loss.

He scored 30 points in 25 minutes against the Boston Celtics on April 1 and nearly achieved a triple-double with 19 points, 17 assists, and 9 rebounds against the Detroit Pistons on April 3, marking the most assists in a game by a Pacer since T.J. McConnell in the 2020–21 season.

2023–24: Max contract extension

On July 1, 2023, Haliburton agreed to a max contract extension with the Pacers worth up to $260 million over five years.

The same day, it was announced that Haliburton would represent the United States Men’s National Team at the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup.

On November 4, Haliburton tied a then career-high 43 points and added 12 assists in a one-point loss to the Charlotte Hornets.

He also became the first player in Pacers history to put up at least 40+ points and 10+ assists in a game.

On November 6, two days later, Haliburton recorded 23 points and 8 assists along with 3 threes made, in a 41-point win over the San Antonio Spurs, giving head coach Rick Carlisle his 900th career win.

On November 12, Haliburton recorded 25 points, 17 assists, and 0 turnovers in a loss to the Philadelphia 76ers. He became the third-youngest player in NBA history with 25+ points and 15+ assists with no turnovers, joining Allen Iverson and Chris Paul.

On November 14, two days later, Haliburton recorded a near triple–double with 33 points, 15 assists, 7 rebounds, 0 turnovers, along with 7 threes made, in a 2023 in-season tournament win over Joel Embiid, Tyrese Maxey, and the Philadelphia 76ers.

He became just the 5th player in NBA history to have 30+ points, 15+ assists, and 0 turnovers in a single game, joining John Stockton, Chris Paul, LeBron James, and James Harden.

He also became the first player in NBA history with 25+ points, 15+ assists, and 0 turnovers in consecutive games since tracking began in 1977–78.

On November 30, Haliburton scored a career-high 44 points along with 10 assists in a 142–132 loss against the Miami Heat.

At the end of November, Haliburton joined Lebron James and Michael Jordan as the only players in league history to average at least 25 points and 10 assists per game while shooting 50 and 40 percent from the floor and three-point range, respectively, in a single month.

LeBron did so in February 2017 as a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Jordan did so in March 1989 with the Chicago Bulls.

On January 25, 2024, Haliburton was named an Eastern Conference starter for the 2024 NBA All-Star Game, in Indianapolis, marking his second consecutive selection and his first selection as a starter.

On February 5, it was announced Haliburton would return to participate in the 2024 NBA Three-Point Contest for the second consecutive season.

During the All-Star Game, Haliburton scored a 3-pointer in the fourth quarter to eclipse the 200 point mark for the Eastern Conference, as the East All-Stars won the game 211–186.

National team career

Haliburton played for the United States at the 2019 FIBA Under–19 World Cup in Heraklion, Greece.

Haliburton played alongside rising young NBA prospects, Cade Cunningham, Jalen Green, Evan Mobley, Scottie Barnes, and Jalen Suggs.

On June 30, 2019, he scored a team-high 21 points, shooting 8-of-9 from the field, in a 102–84 group stage win over Lithuania.

Haliburton averaged 7.9 points and a tournament-leading 6.9 assists per game while shooting 69 percent from the field. He led the United States to a gold medal and was named to the all-tournament team’s All-Star Five.

Haliburton was named to the 2021 USA Men’s Select Team, working directly with the US Olympic Men’s Basketball Team during training camp in Las Vegas, Nevada, prior to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, in which the United States were crowned champions for the 16th time.

Alongside Haliburton, the Select Team consisted of young NBA talent, Anthony Edwards, Darius Garland, Tyler Herro, Keldon Johnson, Miles Bridges, Saddiq Bey, and future Pacers teammate Obi Toppin.

Personal life

Haliburton is one of four players in NBA history born on February 29.

Haliburton’s father, John, is a basketball referee.

Haliburton is a cousin of former basketball player Eddie Jones, who had a 14-year NBA career and was a three-time NBA All-Star.

He is also the cousin of current Orlando Magic player Jalen Suggs.

Relationship

Tyrese Haliburton has been open about his relationship with his girlfriend Jade Jones.

They started dating early during their college at Iowa State and can now be considered as a power couple.

Stats

Game stats

Game

Minutes played

Points scored

Field goals

Rebounds

Assists

23 Mar

@

38

26

9-18

2

11

21 Mar

@

26

20

9-13

3

9

19 Mar

vs

32

14

4-14

6

12

17 Mar

vs

31

14

6-18

7

4

14 Mar

vs

38

17

6-13

3

14

13 Mar

@

36

18

8-15

4

12

10 Mar

@

36

20

6-15

7

8

8 Mar

vs

37

23

9-15

3

13

6 Mar

@

32

19

8-15

6

11

4 Mar

@

36

12

4-16

6

8

Regular Season

32.3

20.5

47.9

3.9

11.2

Career stats
Career stats

Year

Team

Games played

Minutes per game

Points per game

Rebounds per game

Assists per game

2023-24

58

32.3

20.5

3.9

11.2

2022-23

56

33.6

20.7

3.7

10.4

2021-22

26

36.1

17.5

4.3

9.6

2021-22

51

34.5

14.3

3.9

7.4

2020-21

58

30.1

13.0

3.0

5.3

Career

249

32.9

17.2

3.7

8.7

Net Worth

Tyrese Haliburton net worth is ranged around $5 million to $10 million.

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