Tyrese Proctor

Australian basketball player

Tyrese Proctor
No. 5 – Duke Blue Devils
PositionPoint guard
LeagueAtlantic Coast Conference
Personal information
Born (2004-04-01) 1 April 2004 (age 20)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Listed height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight170 lb (77 kg)
Career information
High school
CollegeDuke (2022–present)
Career highlights and awards
  • ACC All-Freshman team (2023)
Men's basketball
Representing  Australia
FIBA Asia Cup
Gold medal – first place 2022 Jakarta

Tyrese Proctor (born 1 April 2004) is an Australian college basketball player for the Duke Blue Devils of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC).

Early life

Proctor was born in Sydney, New South Wales to an Australian mother and an American-born father. His father, Rod, is a former professional basketball player for the Sydney Kings in Australia's National Basketball League.[1] Tyrese attended Trinity Grammar School throughout his upbringing[2] and grew up playing an array of sports such as cricket, soccer and baseball but basketball was his highest priority.[3] He began playing junior basketball for the Sutherland Sharks and represented his home state of New South Wales at numerous national championships.[4] In 2021, Proctor received a scholarship to attend the NBA Global Academy in Canberra.[5]

College career

In April 2022, Proctor committed to join Duke University for their upcoming 2022-23 season.[6] He averaged 9.4 points and 3.3 assists per game as a freshman, shooting 38.1% from the field. Proctor was named to the ACC All-Freshman Team.[7]

Career statistics

  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high


2022–23 Duke 34 32 29.2 .381 .324 .866 3.1 3.2 .6 .1 9.3
Career 34 32 29.2 .381 .324 .866 3.1 3.2 .6 .1 9.3

National team career

In February 2021, Proctor made his debut with the senior Australia national team at the age of 16, in a 2022 FIBA Asia Cup qualifier against New Zealand.[8] In July 2022, he returned to play for Australia in their 2023 FIBA World Cup qualifying win against China.[9] Later that month, he was selected to represent Australia at the 2022 FIBA Asia Cup in Indonesia, where he played a starring role in Australia's run to win the gold medal.[10]


  1. ^ Haigh, Paul (3 January 2016). "Tyrese Proctor helps NSW to silver at Pacific School Games". St George and Sutherland Shire Leader. Retrieved 11 May 2022.
  2. ^ "Trinitarian's pathway to basketball elite". Trinity Grammar School. 5 May 2022.
  3. ^ Sweet, Nicole (18 January 2022). "Pro Insight - Tyrese Proctor". Prospective Insight. Retrieved 5 April 2022.
  4. ^ G, Ayush (26 March 2022). "College, NBL or G League: What's next for Tyrese Proctor?". Pick and Roll Australia. Retrieved 28 March 2022.
  5. ^ Dinjaski, Melanie (8 November 2022). "How rising Boomers star took 'huge step' at NBA Global Academy in Canberra before Duke basketball journey". Canberra Times. Retrieved 10 November 2022.
  6. ^ "Teen Aussie 'top 20 prospect' signs for US college powerhouse". Fox Sports Australia. 8 April 2022. Retrieved 10 November 2022.
  7. ^ Giles, Matt (9 October 2023). "Duke Basketball Sophomore Named Nation's No. 2 Breakout Star". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved 21 February 2024.
  8. ^ "Tyrese Proctor 2022 FIBA Asia Cup qualifiers profile". fiba.basketball. 20 February 2021. Retrieved 2 February 2022.
  9. ^ "Tyrese Proctor eyes more Boomers minutes ahead of Duke move". National Basketball League. 11 July 2022. Retrieved 17 May 2023.
  10. ^ "Gold Medal Boomers Win Asia Cup Crown". ESPN Australia. 25 July 2022. Retrieved 26 September 2022.

External links

  • Duke Blue Devils bio
  • ESPN profile