Matisse Thybulle is a American-Australian professional basketball player who plays for Philadelphia 76ers. He was selected in the first round as the number 20th pick of the 2019 NBA Draft. He is 6'5" defensive minded shooting guard. He played his college basketball for the Washington Huskies.
He is a decorated college athlete with 4 years of college experience. He was the 2019 Naismith memorial defensive player of the year and 2 time pac-12 defensive player of the year (2018, 2019). He led all NCAA Division I players with 126 steals, which also broke the Pac-12 single-season record held previously by Jason Kidd.Thybulle also ranked eighth nationally with 83 blocks, becoming the only player in the past two decades to record at least 100 steals and 80 blocks.
Thybulle also passed Gary Payton to become the conference leader in career steals with 331, and was the first in Pac-12 history with two 100-steal seasons. He also tied Washington's career blocks record of 186 held by Chris Welp.
He is a rock on defense and can guard multiple positions. With each team needing a strong defensive core he fits right into the NBA. His college experience is a major plus point and would help him develop his career in the NBA.
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