Tyrone Nesby

Tyrone Lamont Nesby (born January 31, 1976) is an American retired professional basketball player.

Tyrone Nesby
Personal information
Born (1976-01-31) January 31, 1976 (age 44)
Cairo, Illinois
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
High schoolCairo High School (Cairo, Illinois)
CollegeVincennes (1994–1996)
UNLV (1996–1998)
NBA draft1998 / Undrafted
Playing career1998–2007
PositionSmall forward
Career history
1998–1999Sioux Falls Skyforce
19992000Los Angeles Clippers
20002002Washington Wizards
2002–2003Olympia Larissa
2003–2004Metis Varese
2004Reflex Belgrade
2004–2005Lietuvos rytas Vilnius
2006–2007Las Vegas Venom
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points2,431 (9.5 ppg)
Rebounds941 (3.7 rpg)
Assists370 (1.5 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Nesby went to Cairo High School in Cairo, Illinois. He played collegiately at Vincennes University (1994–1996), and at UNLV (1996–1998). After being undrafted in the 1998 NBA draft, Nesby started his career by signing with Sioux Falls Skyforce of the Continental Basketball Association (CBA). He was asked to join the Los Angeles Clippers' training camp after playing successfully in the CBA,[1][2] and later signed with them, where he averaged 10.1 points per game in his rookie season. He played two years with the Clippers before being traded to the Washington Wizards during the 2000–01 season[3] until the end of the 2001–02 season. After his stint in the NBA he went to Europe, where he played for Olympia Larissa, Metis Varese, Reflex Belgrade, and Lietuvos rytas Vilnius. Nesby finished his career by playing for the Las Vegas Venom of the American Basketball Association (ABA). On April 13, 2017, Nesby became the head basketball coach at Muhlenberg (PA) High School. On February 28, 2020 Nesby coached the Muhlenberg (Pa) High School basketball team to the Piaa District 3 5A Championship at the Giant Center in Hershey, Pa


  1. ^ "Clippers Re-Sign Nesby". CBS News. August 9, 1999. Retrieved October 6, 2016.
  2. ^ White, Lonnie (August 10, 1999). "Clippers Quickly Retain Nesby by Matching the Spurs' Offer". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved October 6, 2016.
  3. ^ White, Lonnie (November 29, 2000). "Clippers Ease Jam by Trading Nesby". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved October 6, 2016.

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