Xavier Tillman was born on January 12, 1999) in his hometown of Grand Rapids, Michigan. He is an American professional basketball player. He joined the NBA on November 18, 2020 and is currently playing for the Memphis Grizzlies as a forward.
Location: F (No. 2)
Height: 2.06 meters / 6 feet 9
Weight: 111 kg/245 lbs
Team: Memphis Grizzlies
School: Michigan State
Draft: No. 5 in the second round of 2020
In college, he studied at Michigan State University (junior season) and averaged 13.7 points, 10.4 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 2.1 blocks.
He was selected by the Sacramento Kings with the 35th pick in the first round of the 2020 NBA Draft, and then traded to the Memphis Grizzlies. Tillman is a power forward who can create damage through inside offense and shooting. Many points come from hitting the basket or offensive rebounds. He is a good player who uses the space on the court.