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Tyrese Rice
PG - 6'1, 190lbs - 36 years old - 0 years of NBA experience
Retired - Retired after 2021 season
  • Birthdate: 05/15/1987
  • Drafted (NBA): Undrafted, 2009
  • Pre-draft team: Boston College
  • Country: USA/Montenegro
  • Hand: Left
  • Agent: -
Transactions
DateLeagueTransaction
27th July, 2009GreeceSigned a one year contract with Panionios.
25th July, 2010GermanySigned a one year contract with Artland Dragons Quakenbrueck.
7th July, 2011LithuaniaSigned a two year contract with Lietuvos Rytas. Included team option for 2011/12.
17th May, 2012LithuaniaLietuvos Rytas declined 2011/12 team option.
18th July, 2012GermanySigned a one year contract with Bayern Munich.
11th July, 2013IsraelSigned a two year contract with Maccabi Tel-Aviv. Included player option for 2014/15/
30th June, 2014IsraelDeclined 2014/15 player option.
30th June, 2014RussiaSigned a three year contract with Khimki.
26th July, 2016RussiaLeft Khimki.
26th July, 2016SpainSigned a two year contract with Barcelona.
Career Moves
2005 - 2009Boston College (NCAA)
July 2009Washington Wizards (Summer League)
July 2009 - June 2010Panionios (Greece)
July 2010Sacramento Kings (Summer League)
July 2010Utah Jazz (Summer League)
July 2010 - June 2011Quakenbrueck (Germany)
July 2011 - May 2012Lietuvos Rytas (Lithuania)
July 2012 - June 2013Bayern Munich (Germany)
July 2013 - June 2014Maccabi Tel-Aviv (Israel)
June 2014 - July 2016Khimki (Russia)
July 2016 - presentBarcelona (Spain)
Articles about Tyrese Rice

July 2, 2010

Tyrese Rice

Rice was a draft candidate in 2009, but went unpicked. The Boston College guard went to summer league that year with the Wizards, and now joins the Jazz. Rice spent his first professional season in Greece, where he averaged 11.7ppg, 2.3rpg and 2.4apg, shooting 49% from two point range, 30% from three and 81% from the line. It was an average season on an average Greek team, by a lead guard with a sub-par jumpshot and an underwhelming all around game. Gaines is better.

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April 15, 2010

- Tyrese Rice

After going undrafted out of Boston College, Rice went to summer league with the Washington Wizards, but failed to make the team. He then moved to Greece, which is where many American rookies start out while they try to work their way into the bigger leagues. (Seriously, how many American rookies played in the ACB this year? Ahmad Nivins did, but he was drafted, which helped no end. And Texas Tech shooter Alan Voskuil signed early with Fuenlebrada, but he has a Danish passport which grants him EU status. He also didn't play a game for the team before moving to a LEB Silver team called Matchmind. So it's a poor list.) On the year Rice has averaged 12.8 points and 2.2 assists per game for Panionios.

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