Tyler was waived by the Rockets on Friday, Jenny Dial Creech of the Houston Chronicle reports. Tyler saw time in only two preseason games and was always considered a longshot to make the final roster. The 24-year-old journeyman will likely head to the D-League if he's unable to find interest from another franchise.
The Knicks and Kings pulled off a minor trade involving four players Thursday, USA Today reports. The Kings will acquire guard Wayne Ellington and forward Jeremy Tyler in exchange for forwards Quincy Acy and Travis Outlaw, according to the report. The Kings will also receive a second-round pick in the 2016 draft. The Kings are likely to waive Tyler, according to the report, and might not keep Ellington around for long either. The Knicks have opted to guarantee the $915,000 salary for Acy next season, while Outlaw enters the final season of a contract that will pay him $3 million for 2014-15.
Knicks forward Jeremy Tyler turned in his first double-double of the season Friday, scoring 12 points on 5 of 9 shooting and grabbing a season-high 11 rebounds in his team's 117-90 win over the Nuggets. Tyler played 22 minutes while also recording two assists and one steal. He has averaged 4.7 points and 3.1 rebounds over 15 games played.
The Knicks have announced several roster moves on Thursday, NBA.com reports. They have recalled guard Toure' Murry, and centers Cole Aldrich and Jeremy Tyler from the Erie BayHawks of the D-League.
Knicks forward Jeremy Tyler scored a season-high 17 points on 7 of 9 shooting in his team's 114-88 win over the Celtics Tuesday. The Knicks were severly limited at the power forward position, especially after Kenyon Martin left the game with an injury in the first half. That allowed Tyler to play a season-high 23 minutes en route to his impressive shooting performance. He also tallied five rebounds and two blocks in the win. Tyler has averaged 4.4 points and 2.5 rebounds over 10 games played.
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