Hunter Tyson, a Pro Skills Basketball alum from Charlotte, NC, was recently drafted by the Denver Nuggets, becoming PSB’s first-ever NBA draft pick!
Hunter started playing for PSB Charlotte in middle school.
He was not an “elite” player, but he was very good and he worked really hard.
Hunter continued to work extremely hard over the next few years and had a strong high school career at Piedmont High School in Monroe, North Carolina where he earned a scholarship to Clemson University.
While at Clemson, Hunter had a stellar career. His honors and awards include:
- 2022-23 All-ACC First Team
- 2022-23 ACC Skip Prosser Student-Athlete of the Year
- 2022-23 College Sports Communicators Academic All-American
- 2022-23 Finalist for the 2023 Karl Malone Power Forward of the Year Award
- 2022-23 Oscar Robertson Player of the Year Trophy Watch List
- 2022-23 USBWA and NABC All-District
- 2022-23 All-ACC Academic Team
- 2022-23 ACC Academic Honor Roll
- 2021-22 All-ACC Academic Team
- 2021-22 ACC Academic Honor Roll
- 2020-21 All-ACC Academic Team
- 2020-21 ACC Academic Honor Roll
- 2019-20 All-ACC Academic Team
- 2019-20 ACC Academic Honor Roll
Pro Skills Basketball is extremely proud of Hunter, and we wish him the best of luck through the rest of the NBA Summer League and into the fall when training camp and the NBA season will begin.