Retired at 22
Business Insider has reported that 22-year-old NBA player Tyrell Terry has announced he would retire from basketball, citing anxiety caused by the game.
Tyrell Nate Terry (born September 28, 2000) is an American former professional basketball player. He played college basketball for the Stanford Cardinal.
Terry was selected 31st overall in the 2020 NBA draft by the Dallas Mavericks where he spent one season with the team. Terry also played for the Memphis Grizzlies from December 2021 to July 2022.
He retired from professional basketball in December 2022.
It was reported that Terry broke a record for a basketball IQ test administered by several NBA front offices during the 2020 offseason. He was selected in the second round of the 2020 NBA draft with the 31st pick by the Dallas Mavericks. He was signed on December 1, 2020. Terry was assigned to the Memphis Hustle of the NBA G League for the start of the G League season, making his debut for the Hustle on February 10, 2021.
On October 15, 2021, Terry was waived by the Mavericks.
On December 25, 2021, Terry signed a 10-day contract with the Memphis Grizzlies.
On January 1, 2022, he was signed to a two-way contract.
On July 2, Terry was waived by the Grizzlies.
On December 15, 2022, Terry announced his retirement from professional basketball, citing mental health reasons.