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Monday, Dec. 19, 2011

Ex-Apache Tyler makes NBA debut

Staff report

Ex-Tokyo Apache forward/center Jeremy Tyler played in his first NBA exhibition game on Saturday. The Golden State Warriors rookie was on the court for 10 minutes, 45 seconds in the hosts' 107-96 win over the Sacramento Kings in Oakland, California.

Tyler, the first former bj-league player to be drafted by an NBA team, had two points, four rebounds and a blocked shot. He also picked up three fouls in coach Mark Jackson's debut on the Golden State sideline.

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