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Indiana Pacers | #0 | Guard











6'5" | 185lb | 22 years

Player Bio


TRANSACTIONS/CAREER NOTES: An early entry candidate selected in the first round (12th overall) of the 2020 NBA Draft by the Sacramento Kings out of Iowa State University ... signed multi-year contract with Sacramento (11/27/20) NBA HONORS/AWARDS: Named to the 2020-21 NBA All-Rookie First Team ... Earned Rookie of the Month honors in December/January and February 2021 ... Selected to the 2021 Rising Stars Challenge Roster. 2020-21 (Sacramento): Averaging 13.0 ppg (.472 FG%, .409 3pt%, .857 FT%), 3.0 rpg, 5.3 apg, 1.3 spg and 30.1 mpg in 58 games (20 starts) during the 2020-21 season ... Left game early due to left knee at DAL (5/2) ... Missed 8 games due to left knee hyperextension ... Missed 4 games due to left calf soreness ... Missed two games due to left wrist bone bruise ... Recored 5 double-doubles ... Scored 10+ points in 41 games ... Scored 20+ points in 9 games ... Dished out 10 or more assists in 5 games ... Has led the Kings in assists in a game 14 times this season ... Top Single-Game Performances: Collected a season/career-high 6 steals vs. WAS (4/14) ... Had career-high tying 11 assists vs. MIL (4/3) ... Shot 6-of-7 from three vs. GSW (3/25) ... Scored 28 points on 11-of-15 shooting at CLE (3/23) ... Grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds @ NOP (2/1) ... Scored 23 points at BKN (2/23) ... Scored 23 points on 10 made field goals at MIL (2/21) ... Scored 21 points vs. BOS (2/3) ... Scored 23 points vs. DEN (2/6) ... As of his last game on May 2, 2021, Tyrese Haliburton is ranked 3rd amongst all rookies in scoring (13.0 ppg), 2nd in assists (5.3), 6th in field goal percentage (.472), 3rd in three-point field goal percentage (.409), 2nd in steals (1.3) and 3rd in minutes (30.1) per game ... Named back-to-back Western Conference Rookie of the Month for the months of December and January as well as for the month of February.


COLLEGE (Iowa State, 2018-20): Played and started 22 games before season ended with a left wrist fracture in the Kansas State game on Feb. 8 ... when his season ended, he was sixth in the Big 12 in scoring (15.2), second in FG percentage (50.4), first in assists (6.5), first in steals (2.5), second in assist-to-turnover ratio (2.3), third in 3FG percentage (41.9) and 13th in rebounding (5.9) ... led Big 12 with 27.5 PAR per game (points/assists/rebounds per game) ... his 6.45 assists per game is the sixth-best single-season average in school history ... earned All-Big 12 Second Team accolades despite shortened season ... posted one of 25 triple-doubles nationally, the sixth in school history and just the 17th in Big 12 history when he finished with 22 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists at TCU ... it was just the second in ISU history on the road and the eighth in league history in a conference game ... led team in assists in every game he played ... reached double-figure points in 18 games, including six games with 20 or more points ... also had two double-digit rebounding games and three games with double-digit assists ... had four double-doubles ... played 10 complete games, just two off the school record ... averaged 36.7 minutes per game, which was leading the Big 12 at the time of his season-ending injury ... owns the third-best career 3-point field goal percentage in school history at 42.6 percent ... finished career with 267 career assists, which ranks 17th in school history ... his 108 career steals rank 20th in school history .. Top Single-Game Performances: Scored a season-high 25 points against Michigan and followed with 23 points against Alabama at the Battle 4 Atlantis ... opened season with 12 point-14 assist double-double against Mississippi Valley State ... also had seven rebounds and a season-high six steals against the Delta Devils ... followed with 15 points and 12 assists against Oregon State ... had 22 points, five rebounds and five assists against Iowa ... finished with 15 points and eight assists in a win against Oklahoma ... (2018-19) Played in all 35 games, starting the final 34 contests ... was second on team and first among Big 12 freshmen (seventh overall) averaging 33.2 minutes per game ... averaged 6.8 ppg, 3.6 apg, 3.4 rpg and 1.5 spg ... fifth in conference in assists per game ... ranked second nationally and led the Big 12 with a 4.5 assist-toturnover ratio, which was the fourth-best single-season in school history ... one of four freshmen in college basketball since 1992-93 to post 125 assists, 50 steals and 30 blocks ... finished season fifth on ISU freshman assists list, third in steals, tied for third in 3-pointers made (49) and fourth in 3-point field goal percentage (43.4) ... shot 51.5 percent from the field ... was third nationally in offensive rating (136.8) and 15th in effective field goal percentage (66.2) ... dished out a school-record 17 assists and committed just one turnover against Southern ... also had 15 points against the Jaguars ... joined Zion Williamson (Duke) as only true freshmen nationally with 50 steals and 30 blocks ... scored in double figures 10 times ... Top Single-Game Performances: had 14 points on 4-of-5 three-point shooting against Kansas at Hilton Coliseum ... averaged 9.3 points and was 11-for-15 from field and 6-for-9 behind the arc to help Iowa State win the Big 12 Championship ... scored 11 points against KU in the championship game. USA BASKETBALL: Selected to 2019 USA Basketball Men’s U19 World Cup Team ... won a Gold Medal and was named to All-Star Five in the tournament ... averaged 7.9 ppg and a tournament-best 6.9 apg ... shot 68.9 percent from the field and connected on 10-of-18 three-pointers in seven games ... scored 21 points against Lithuania, connecting on 8-of-9 field goals, in group phase ... had at least seven assists in five of seven games ... had a 6.0 assist-to-turnover ratio in the event. HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Oshkosh North High School where he led the Spartans to a 26-1 record and a state championship… a top-150 player nationally and the fourth-ranked player in Wisconsin according to 247sports composite ranking … the 141st-ranked player according to Endless Motor Sports … a three-star recruit by 247sports, ESPN and Rivals … No. 166-ranked player according to the 247sports composite … averaged 22.9 points, scoring in double figures in every game … also averaged 6.2 apg, 5.1 rpg, 3.5 spg and 1.7 bpg and was named Wisconsin Gatorade Player of the Year … two-time WBCA Division I First-Team All-State and unanimous Associated Press First-Team All-State selection as a senior … scored a career-high 42 points playing against West Virginia signee Jordan McCabe … the duo were Co-MVP of the Fox Valley Association … scored 30 points, including 23 in the second half, against Brookfield East in the state championship game … was 18-for-18 at the line in the finals … Oshkosh Northwestern All-Area Boys Basketball Player of the Year … USA Today All-USA Wisconsin Boys Basketball First-Team selection … averaged 18 points, six assists and five rebounds as a junior … played in Prep Ball Stars Midwest Challenge … participated in the 2017 Hoops 2 Help charity event in Kaukauna, Wis. … picked Iowa State over offers from Nebraska, Minnesota, Cincinnati and Northern Iowa.


Born Feb. 29, 2000 in Oshkosh, Wis. … son of John and Brenda Haliburton … cousin Eddie Jones was a three-time NBA All-Star, playing 14 years in the NBA ... majoring in pre-business.