• Travers was born Sep. 3, 2001 in Perth, Western Australia. He is the son of Karl and Sam, and he has an older brother and a sister. He attended Willetton Senior High School and began playing in the State Basketball League for the Rockingham Flames as a junior in 2017. His role increased in 2018, notably averaging 14.7 points during the 2-1 semi-final series loss to the Perry Lakes Hawks.
• Also in 2018, Travers played in the U17 FIBA World Cup in Argentina and won gold at the U16 FIBA Asia Championship in China. He was named to the All-Tournament Second Team. He posted 22 points, eight boards, three assists, four steals and two blocks in the title-clinching win over China. In 2019, he was named SBL Most Improved Player behind 11.7 points, 5.2 rebounds and 2.3 assists.
• Joining the Perth Wildcats, Travers turned pro in 2019-20 over interest from colleges in the United States, playing four games in his rookie year. His role increased in 2020-21, starting 20 of 40 games and averaging 4.9 points and 3.2 rebounds in 12.4 minutes. In 2021-22, he saw 22.0 minutes per game and averaged 7.8 points, 5.4 rebounds and 2.3 assists. He entered that season as the 83rd-ranked player in ESPN’s top 100 NBA draft rankings.
— Profile by RotoWire