Dyson Daniels

  • PositionGuard Point/Guard
  • D.O.B.17/03/2003

Debut: FIBA Asia Cup 2021 Qualifiers
Height: 203cm
Major Tournaments: N/A
Current team: New Orleans Pelicans, NBA
Junior club: Bendigo Braves

Dyson_Daniels_Bio

Debut: FIBA Asia Cup 2021 Qualifiers
Height: 203cm
Major Tournaments: N/A
Current team: New Orleans Pelicans, NBA
Junior club: Bendigo Braves

Biography

Born and bred in Bendigo, Daniels is one of Australian basketball brightest young prospects.

Like his father Ricky, Daniels represented his home-town club Bendigo Braves in the SEABL. He progressed through the NBA Global Academy in Canberra before signing with NBA G League Ignite where he averaged 12 points, 7.1 rebounds, 5.1 assists and 2 steals per game.

Selected with the eighth pick in the 2022 draft, Daniels made his NBA debut in season 2022-23 where he averaged 3.8 points, 3.2 rebounds and 2.3 assists for the Pelicans.

As a 17-year-old, he suited up for Australia during the FIBA Asia Cup qualification series in 2021 and in the Boomers win over New Zealand stared with 23 points, 6 steals and 4 assists.

The 2023 FIBA World Cup will mark Daniels’ first of many major tournaments as a Boomer.

Did You Know?

Basketball is life for Daniels and his brothers. Older brother Kai is at college at Regis University while younger brother Dash is following in Dyson’s steps at the NBA Global Academy in Canberra.

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