Terry Christopher Tyler (born October 30, 1956) is a retired American basketball player.
|Born||October 30, 1956|
|Listed height||6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)|
|Listed weight||215 lb (98 kg)|
|High school||Northwestern (Detroit, Michigan)|
|College||Detroit Mercy (1974–1978)|
|NBA draft||1978 / Round: 2 / Pick: 23rd overall|
|Selected by the Detroit Pistons|
|1998–2000||Eastern New Mexico|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NBA statistics|
|Points||8,868 (10.2 ppg)|
|Rebounds||4,675 (5.4 rpg)|
|Blocks||1,342 (1.5 bpg)|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
A 6'7" forward/guard from Northwestern High School and the University of Detroit (now known as the University of Detroit Mercy), Tyler played 11 seasons (1978–1989) in the NBA as a member of the Detroit Pistons, Sacramento Kings, and Dallas Mavericks. He averaged 10.2 points and 5.4 rebounds in his NBA career and earned NBA All-Rookie Team honors in 1979. He also participated in the 1986 NBA Slam Dunk Contest, where he finished in last place (8th).
In 2001, he was inducted into the Detroit Mercy Titans Hall of Fame.
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