Kyle Singler Biography
Kyle Edward Singler, born May 04, 1988, better known as Kyle Singler, is a former professional basketball player from the United States. Singler would be comparable to LeBron James in the NBA based on his high school and college athletic achievements. He previously played for Duke’s men’s basketball team, where he helped them win the NCAA Championship in 2010. .
|Kyle Edward Singler
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|May 04, 1988
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Early Life and Education
Kyle Singler was born in Medford, Oregon on May 4, 1988. His parents (Ed Singler and Kris Singler) raised him and his two siblings in his hometown. Kyle Edward Singler is his given name from birth and his siblings names are: E. J. Singler and Katen Singler
Since his childhood, he has been a charming boy with acceptable behaviors.
He had an easy time making friends and was always willing to help those in need. He developed an interest in basketball at a young age after watching his parents participate in various sports.
Singler is a well-educated individual. He attended South Medford High School for elementary and secondary education.
Singler attended Duke University to complete his education after graduating from high school. It is a well-known southern university known for its competitive admissions, excellent academics, championship-level athletics, and global presence.
Kyle Singler has been a lover of basketball since when he was a child of which he later turned it to a career. At such, he has been found playing basketball in all spheres of his life.
Basketball in High School
Singler joined the junior-level basketball team and displayed exceptional talent. He committed to attending Duke University at the same time he was chosen to play for the under-18 USA Junior National Team in 2006.
In his senior year, he led his school to its first-ever state basketball championship and was named a co-finalist for Oregon Player of the Year for his 29.3 point scoring average and 10.6 rebounds per game.
Because of his exceptional talent, he was named First-Team Parade All-American, McDonald’s All-American, and Jordan Brand All-American, as well as receiving numerous high school awards.
Basketball During College
Singler averaged 13.3 points and 5.9 rebounds per game in his early college career, helping the Blue Devils to a 28-6 record.
His performances that season earned him the ACC Rookie of the Year award, sparking speculation that he might follow in the footsteps of Kevin Love and leave UCLA after one season to pursue a career in the NBA.
Singler debunked the notion that he needed to mature before reaching the major leagues. Singler averaged 16.5 points per game as a sophomore.
In his junior year, he led the school to its fourth national championship, won NCAA Final Four MVP, and was named the NCAA finals’ fourth-best player.
Despite his desire to enter the NBA after the championship season, Singler returned to Duke to finish his final year of college. Singler averaged 16.9 points, 6.8 rebounds, and 1.6 assists per game as a senior at Duke.
The Detroit Pistons selected him with the 33rd overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft after he graduated from Duke University, where he finished his career as the fourth-leading scorer all-time with 2,392 points.
Kyle Singler began his professional career with the League ACB side CB Lucentum Alicante due to the 2011 NBA lockout.
He decided to join Real Madrid rather than return to the NBA after a few visits with the club. After winning the Spanish Royal Cup in 2012, Singler returned to the Pistons for his NBA debut, where he was named to the second all-rookie team.
Kyle spent three years with the organization before joining the Oklahoma City Thunder in 2015. He spent four years with Thunder, including two playoff appearances in 2016 and 2017, before returning to Spain to play for Monbus Obradoiro in 2018.
Kyle Singler while very active in the sport, decided to take a bow from basketball. He announced an early retirement on October 17, 2019.
Retired NBA basketball player Singler has kept his personal life a secret. Also, there is no information regarding him being in a relationship or dating anyone.