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The Utah Jazz of the NBA have selected Saskatoon-born Trey Lyles to join their team. He was selected with the 12th overall pick.


Lyles was born in Saskatoon but moved to Indianapolis at a young age. He played one season for the Kentucky Wildcats.


The six-foot, 10-inch tall basketball player is the first player born in the city to be drafted by the NBA.

(KTXL) – Trey Lyles wants to be an Olympian. And he is one step closer to heading to Paris this summer, after he was one of 20 players named to Canada’s training camp roster on Wednesday.


Lyles, who played in 58 games for the Kings last season and averaged 7.2 points and 4.4 rebounds, will head to Toronto next week.


The roster will eventually be trimmed from 20 players down to 12 ahead of the Olympics next month.


By the way, the head coach for Team Canada is Jordi Fernandez, a former associate head coach for the Kings who is now the head coach of the Brooklyn Nets

The 28-year-old was the 12th pick in the 2015 NBA Draft out of Kentucky, and is in his ninth season in the league.


In addition to the Kings, he has also spent time with the Utah Jazz, Denver Nuggets, San Antonio Spurs and Detroit Pistons.


His career averages are 7.7 points, 4.3 rebounds and 1.0 assists per contest while shooting 44.4% from the field and 34.7% from the three-point range in 572 regular season games.