Kyle Singler

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Former professional basketball player (1988)
Sun Jun 19 2022
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Kyle Singler is an American former professional basketball player. If Singler was judged based on his high school and college athletic accomplishments, he would be comparable to LeBron James in the NBA. 

He used to play for Duke's men's basketball team and helped them win the NCAA Championship in 2010. He is currently playing for Monbus Obradoiro of League ACB after his old team, Oklahoma City Thunder didn't make it to overtime.

Early Life

Trinneer was born on May 4, 1988, in Medford, Oregon. He was raised in his hometown by his parents along with his two siblings. His birth name is Kyle Edward Singler.

He was a charming boy since his childhood and had acceptable behaviors. He used to make friends easily and always help them in need. From an early age, he had a passion for basketball as he grew up watching his parents engaging in various sports.

Family Details

Talking about Trinneer's family details, he was born to Kris and Ed Singler. But, he hasn't revealed any sort of information regarding his parent's professional careers.

However, his father was a quarterback for the Oregon State football team, while his mother was a standout basketball player for the same school. This means that Singler had an excess of athletic genes, and it was predicted from a young age that he would become an athlete in the future.

Physical Appearance

Kyle Singler is a handsome man who exudes a great deal of charm. As a direct consequence of this, he has been performing exceptionally well in his physics coursework.

Photo of Kyle Singler holding a basketball by wearing white T-shirt.
Photo of Kyle Singler holding a basketball. Image source: Twitter

The height of Singler is 6 feet and 8 inches (201cm) and he weighs somewhere around 106 kg (233 lbs). In addition to that, his eyes are blue and his hair is light brown, which makes him more attractive. Overall, he has a very appealing personality.

Education Qualification

Singler is a well-educated person. He completed his early schooling and high schooling at South Medford High School. 

After completing high school, Singler went to Duke University to complete his graduation. It is one of the reputed universities in the south known for its competitive admissions, excellent academics, championship-level athletics, and global presence.

Net Worth

Kyle Singler has earned a good sum of money out of his basketball career and other professional sources. Moreover, he also has his social media platforms as a good source of passive income.

Singler has a total net worth of $3 million, which includes all his salaries, and earnings from social media, his NBA career, and other sources. He was able to make a huge sum of money because of the contract he had in NBA.

He had his first three-year deal in 2012 with the Pistons, which was worth $3.135. In 2015, he agreed on a four-year $19 million contract extending his stay in Oklahoma.

Basketball During High School

Singler joined the junior-level basketball team where he showed exceptional skill. He made a commitment to attend the illustrious Duke University at the same time he was selected to play for the under-18 USA Junior National Team in 2006.

Kyle Singler signing his kid fan shoe by wearing white T-shirt.
Kyle Singler signing his kid fan shoe. Image Source: Twitter

In his senior level, he led his school to its first-ever state basketball championship and was selected a co-finalist for Oregon Player of the Year along with a competitor for his 29.3 point scoring average and 10.6 rebounds per game on average.

Due to his outstanding skill, he was titled as First-team Parade All-American, McDonald’s All-American, and Jordan Brand All-American, and got many high school awards.

Relationship Status

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.

It seems that he might be hiding his relationship status from the public or he might be single and focusing on building his career.

Social Media Presence

After his retirement from NBA, Singler is living quite a private life. However, he wasn't like this before. He was a friendly person and shared his happiness, and sorrows time through his social media handle.

Kyle Singler going out on a cycling trip by wearing black shorts.
Kyle Singler going out on a cycling trip. Image Source: Twitter

He was active on social media sites like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. He has gained a large number of followers on all three sites. 

However, he deleted every post he had on his IG id @kylesinger whereas he has been inactive since 2019 on both his Twitter and Facebook.

Professional Career

Due to the 2011 NBA lockout, Kyle Singler began his professional career with the League ACB side CB Lucentum Alicante. After a few visits with the club, he decided to join Real Madrid rather than return to the NBA following the lockout. However, after winning the Spanish Royal Cup in 2012, Singler returned to the Pistons for his NBA rookie season, when he was named to the second all-rookie team.

Photo of Kyle Singler during a basketball match by wearing blue jersey.
Photo of Kyle Singler during a basketball match. photo source: SB Nation

Singler was with the organization for three years before joining the Oklahoma City Thunder in 2015. He played for Thunder for four years, including two playoff appearances in 2016 and 2017, before returning to Spain in 2018 to play for Monbus Obradoiro.

Retirement

Although Singler had a bright future as a basketball player, he announced an early retirement on October 17, 2019.

He mentioned he left his career because of some personal reason but he hasn't revealed the actual reason behind him leaving the basketball court.

Brother Is also a Basketball Player

Kyle's brother Edward J. Singler is also a professional basketball player. Normally, he is known as E.J. Like his brother Kyle, he completed high school at South Medford High School and attended the University of Oregon, where he played college basketball for four years.

Photo of  Kyle Singler's brother Edward J. Singler trying to pass through the defender.
Photo of  Kyle Singler's brother Edward J. Singler trying to pass through the defender. Photo Source: networthheightsalary

Although E.J. was not drafted in the 2013 NBA Draft, he still managed to join Detroit Pistons for the 2013 NBA Summer League. His gameplay caught the eyes of the Portland Trail Blazers and signed him up. However, he failed to impress the couch in two season pre-season games.

After that, he joined the NBA Development League, after which he moved to Estonia in 2014. He was playing for Development League teams until 2017. Currently, he plays for Greece for Panionios.

Basketball Career During College

During Singler's early college, he averagely scored 13.3 points and 5.9 rebounds per game, which helped the Blue Devils to a 28–6 record.

His performances in that season garnered him ACC Rookie of the Year and sparked rumors he might emulate Kevin Love at UCLA and pursue the NBA after one season.

Singler disproved rumors he needed to mature before reaching the major leagues. As a sophomore, Singler averagely scored 16.5 points per game. In his junior year, he led the school to its fourth national championship and won NCAA Final Four MVP, and was named fourth-best player in the NCAA finals. 

Despite the fact, that Singler was hoping to enter the NBA after the championship season, he returned to Duke for completing his final year of college. As a senior at Duke, Singler averagely scored 16.9 points, 6.8 rebounds, and 1.6 assists per game. 

After receiving his degree from Duke University, where he finished his career as the fourth-leading scorer all-time with 2,392 points, the Detroit Pistons selected him with the 33rd overall score in the 2011 NBA Draft.

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