Tyler Dorsey Biography

( 1996 - )
December 2, 2018
First published on:December 2, 2018
by Jorden

Facts of Tyler Dorsey

Date of Birth: 1996, February 18
Age: 23 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 5 Inch
Birth Name Tyler Quincy Dorsey
Famous Name Tyler Dorsey
Father Jerrid Dorsey
Mother Samia Dorsey
Nationality American/ Greek
Ethnicity Mixed
Birth Place Pasadena, California
Currently Working For Atlanta Hawks
Salary $1,096,929
Net Worth $1 miilion
Weight in KG 83 kg
Tatto(s) tattoos over his shoulder
Squad No 2
Profession basketball player
Started career as basketball player
School attended Maranatha High School
University attended University of Oregon
Graduated year 2015-2017
Full Name Tyler Quincy Dorsey
Current team Atlanta Hawks
Position in Team shooting guard
Past Team Erie BayHawks
Horoscope Aquarius
Siblings Sister Asiah Dorsey
School Location Pasadena, California
Points 34.0
Rebounds 10.4
University Team University of Oregon
Career Earnings $2,193,857
No. of Twitter Followers 13.4k
No. of Instagram Followers 52.5 k
Weight 83 kg

Tyler Dorsey is an American/ Greek professional basketball player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). As of 2018, Tyler Quincy Dorsey currently plays for the Atlanta Hawks as their shooting guard. Tyler has played for other teams like Erie BayHawks.

 

Playing as a shooting guard, Dorsey reportedly earns around $1,096,929 as his yearly salary from Atlanta Hawks and has an estimated net worth of over million.

Tyler Dorsey Early Life

Tyler Quincy Dorsey was born on February 18, 1996, in Pasadena, California to parents Jerrid Dorsey and Samia Dorsey. As per his nationality, he is American/ Greek and belongs to Mixed ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Aquarius. He spent his childhood with his sister Asiah Dorsey.

In its fresh season, Dorsey first attended the Ribét Academy. He then moved to St. Bellflower, California John Bosco High School. During his sophomore season, Dorsey started to become a solid scorer with an average score of 17.0 points per game.

Afterward, Tyler made a big impact, where, as a junior, he managed to help his team win the state championship and was the team's star, with an average of 21.4 points per game, 6.0 rebounds and 4.7 assists.

Later he attended Maranatha High School in Pasadena, California where he played for his high school basketball team. Tyler Quincy Dorsey, in his high school career, held an average of 34.0 points and 10.4 rebounds.

After completing high school, Tyler Quincy Dorsey enrolled at the University of Oregon and played there. He helped the Ducks reach the Pac-12 tournament finals and was named to the All-Tournament Team.

College Career:

Year Team Games played Games started Minutes per game Rebounds per game Assists per game Steals per game  Blocks per game  Points per game
2015-16 Oregon 36 35 30.1 4.3 2.0 .8 .2 13.4
2016-17 Oregon 39 39 30.0 3.5 1.7 .8 .1 14.6
Career   75 74 30.0 3.9 1.8 .8 .1 14.1

Later, at the NCAA tournament, Dorsey hit the University of Rhode Island and the University of Michigan in numerous shots to lead his team to the Final Four. Finally, Oregon was defeated by the North Carolina Tar Heels, the eventual champions.

Tyler Dorsey's Net Worth

As of 2018, Tyler Dorsey has an estimated net worth of over $1 million. He reportedly signed a two-year contract worth $2,193,857 with Atlanta Hawks.

Further, the NBA player has an annual average salary of $1,096,929 with a guaranteed sum of  $ 2,193,857. It will have a cap hit of $1,378,242 in 2018-19 and a dead cap value of $1,378,242.

Tyler Quincy Dorsey so far has made earnings of $2,193,857 from his entire NBA career.

 
 
 
 
 
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Kept aside Dorsey financial earnings, his personal assets include home and cars. Further, the NBA Player Tyler Quincy Dorsey earns a good amount of money from various sponsorships.

Besides Dorsey is the 20th highest-paid player of 2018. Carmelo Anthony, Kent Bazemore is the highest-paid player of Atlanta Hawks.

Tyler Dorsey Professional Career

NBA Career:

In the second round of the 2017 NBA draft, Dorsey was selected by the Atlanta Hawks with the 41st overall selection of the draft. He signed a two-year agreement with the Hawks. On 12 November 2017, Atlanta sent Dorsey to the NBA G-League Erie Bay Hawks for assignment.

National Team Career:

In 2014, Dorsey was originally cut from a basketball test-out camp for hisUnder-18 national team. The next year, before the 2015 FIBAUnder-19 World Cup began, he was invited to the national trial camp of the under-19 team in Greece.

He proved to be an important addition to the team, recording 15.9 points and 5.0 rebounds per game and leading the team in minutes. The Greek team went from five to two. After winning their first five games, they fell to the United States in a tight semifinal and then lost to Turkey in the bronze medal game.

Tyler was voted on by the All-Tournament Team of the tournament, although his team did not earn a spot on the medals podium. On 6 June 2016, Dorsey was named to the 16-man preliminary training camp of the senior men 's Greek national basketball team for the 2016 Turin FIBA World Olympic Qualifying Tournament.

NBA Regular season:

Year Team Games played Games started Minutes per game Rebounds per game Assists per game Steals per game Blocks per game Points per game
2017-18 Atlanta 56 5 17.4 2.3 1.4 .3 .1 7.2
Career   56 5 17.4 2.3 1.4 .3 .1 7.2

Dorsey played with the senior team in three friendly games but did not make the actual 12-man roster in the tournament. Some of the teammates of Dorsey from Atlanta Hawks are Alex Len, Jeremy Lin, Miles Plumlee.

Tyler Dorsey Personal Life

The Famous NBA star Tyler is 6 feet 5 inches tall in height and weighs around 83 kg. Tyler is not only a world-class athlete but also a very attractive individual.

Other than being a famous NBA shooting guard, Tyler Quincy Dorsey is pretty famous in social media. He has 52.5 k followers on Instagram and 13.4 k followers on his Twitter account.

 
 
 
 
 
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Happy 51st B-Day to my pops! Still looking young and hooping every weekend. As you can see in 3rd slide he still got it haha. Love you OG enjoy your day???

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Due to his mother's Greek background, Tyler acquired dual citizenship (full citizenship with both the United States and Greece) and a Greek passport. His mother was born under the Greek surname Konstantinidou to a Greek father and an Israeli mother. Moreover, his family has supported him in his career.

There is no information on his relationship and affair. In addition, Dorsey seems to be focused on building his career and keeps his romantic relationship hidden from the public at large.

Facts and stats of Tyler Dorsey

Full name: Tyler Quincy Dorsey

Age: 22 years

Height: 6 feet 5 inch

Weight: 83 kg

Salary: $1,096,929

Net worth: $1 million



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