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Memphis Grizzlies | #2 | Forward

Xavier

Tillman

PPG

3.3

RPG

2.6

APG

0.7

PIE

7.4

HEIGHT

6'7" (2.01m)

WEIGHT

245lb (111kg)

COUNTRY

USA

LAST ATTENDED

Michigan State

AGE

23 years

BIRTHDATE

January 12, 1999

DRAFT

2020 R2 Pick 35

EXPERIENCE

2 Years

6'7" | 245lb | 23 years

DRAFT

2020 R2 Pick 35

BIRTHDATE

January 12, 1999

COUNTRY

USA

LAST ATTENDED

Michigan State

EXPERIENCE

2 Years

Player Bio

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

Appeared in 59 games (12 starts) during his rookie season with the Memphis Grizzlies… Has averaged 6.6 points, 4.3 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 18.4 minutes while shooting 55.9 percent from the field, 33.8 percent from 3-point range and 64.2 percent from the free throw line… Has officially missed six games due to injury and eight games as DNP (Coach’s Decision)… Has scored in double figures 14 times… Has grabbed double-digit rebounds five times… Has posted one double-double.

BEFORE NBA

Played three years (2017-20) at Michigan State University… Appeared in 105 games (45 starts) and averaged 8.7 points, 6.6 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.46 blocks in 21.3 minutes while shooting 58.2 percent from the field and 69.5 percent from the free throw line… Michigan State’s all-time leader for blocked shots (153)… Named 2019-20 Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year and selected to the 2019-20 Big Ten Defensive Team and 2019-20 All-Big Ten Second Team as a junior… Also selected to the 2019-20 Academic All-American Second Team… Named 2018-19 Big Ten Sixth Man of the Year as a sophomore… Started all 31 games as a senior and averaged 13.7 points, 10.3 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 1.19 steals and 2.10 blocks in 32.1 minutes while shooting 55.0 percent from the field… Recorded 19 double-doubles over his collegiate career, including 14 during his junior year.

PERSONAL LIFE

Born Jan. 12, 1999 in Grand Rapids, Mich… Son of Tanya Powell-May and Roosevelt Tillman… Mother, Tanya, was a four-year letter-winner in women’s basketball at Michigan, earning All-Big Ten Second Team honors as a senior (1990) and Academic AllBig Ten accolades as a sophomore (1988)… Majored in journalism at Michigan State… Averaged 13.9 points, 10.9 rebounds, 5.2 assists and 4.2 blocks while shooting 68 percent from the field as a senior at Grand Rapids Christian High School, leading his team to a 27-1 record and an appearance in the Class A state title game.