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Tyler Honeycutt Bio, Biography, Shooting, Death, Twitter, House, Funeral, Salary

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Tyler Honeycutt Bio (Biography)

Tyler Honeycutt (Tyler Deon Honeycutt) is a former American professional basketball player born on 15th July 1990 in Sylmar, California.He started playing college basketball for the UCLA Bruins men’s basketball. On 6th July 2018 he committed suicide after a shootout with police.

Tyler Honeycutt Salary: In 2012 his salary was 775,000 USD.
Tyler Honeycutt Height: 2.03m
Tyler Honeycutt Nationality: American
Tyler Honeycutt Ethnicity: Brown South Asian
Tyler Honeycutt Age:

27 years

Tyler Honeycutt Net worth:

His net worth is under review will be updated soon

Tyler Honeycutt UCLA

He attended Sylmar High School in Sylmar, California. He later joined the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) where he played in the final 26 games, starting 18, and led the team in rebounding at 6.5 per game in his freshman year in 2009 -10. He was named to the Pac-10 All-Freshman team.

In the 2010- 11 season he was named the team’s co-MVP and first-team All-Pac-10 after averaging 12.8 points per game and leading the conference in blocks with 2.1 per game.

Tyler Honeycutt NBA

In the 2011 NBA draft Honeycutt was drafted in the second round with the 35th overall pick by the Sacramento Kings. He made his NBA debut on 31st December 2011 where he scored two points in four minutes. He was assigned to the Reno Bighorns of the NBA D League on 1st January 2012.

Tyler Honeycutt Khimki

On 8th July 2014 he signed a two-year deal with the Russian team Khimki. He won the Eurocup championship in the 2014-15 season.

He signed a deal with Anadolu Efes, Turkish club, on 22nd July 2016 where he won the Turkish Basketball Super League Slam Dunk Contest. He became a free agent on 28th June 2017 after Efes officially opted out f their deal.

He signed a contract for the 2017 -18 season with Khimki on 14th July 2017. He missed out in two months of action in the beginning of the season due to injury returning to the court in late November 2017.

Tyler Honeycutt Shooting

Tyler Honeycutt mother called 911 after her son began acting in erratic manner. Los Angeles Police Department officers assigned to Van Nuys Divison responded to the call at around 5p.m E.T.

After arrival at the scene a shooting ensued as “they made contact” and were “communicating” with “the suspect, a male in his 20’s.”

“The suspect fired a shot out of the residence and officers returned fire,” the LAPD said.

The shooting ensued for several hours during which the suspect barricaded himself in the residence. When the SWAT team entered the house they found the man unresponsive and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Tyler Honeycutt Death

After the long shoot out with the police, SWAT team entered the house on Saturday morning and found Tyler unresponsive.The initial reports indicated that Honeycutt may have been hit by the police but LAPD tweeted that he died of self inflicted gunshot wound.

His team,Khimki, confirmed his death on twitter.

Tyler Honeycutt Twitter

Tyler Honeycutt Tribute

On Sunday, 15th July 2018, Khimki fans visited Moscow Basketball Center to pay tribute to Tyler Honeycutt. Flowers were laid net to his pictures and candles were lit up in his memory as it was his birthday and he could have turned 28 years.

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