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Nah’Shon Hyland is a basketball player for the Denver Nuggets in the NBA. He was picked 26th overall in the 2021 NBA draft by the Nuggets after playing collegiate basketball for the VCU Rams. His full name is Nah’Shon Lee “Bones” Hyland. Hyland is 6 feet 3 inches tall and weighs 78 kilograms (173 lb).

Nah’Shon Hyland is a rising college basketball star in the United States. He was a member of the Virginia Commonwealth University men’s basketball team, the VCU Rams, who competed in the Atlantic 10 Conference. Nah’Shon is in his sophomore year of basketball. In 2021, Hyland won the Atlantic 10 Player of the Year award and was named the First-Squad All-Atlantic 10 team.

Quick Info
Full NameNah'Shon Lee "Bones" Hyland
Date of birth
2000, September 14
Place of birthWilmington, Delaware
Age20 Years Old
ProfessionBasketball Player
EducationVirginia Commonwealth University
Height6 feet 3 inches
Weight78 Kg

Early life

Nah’Shon Hyland was born in Wilmington, Delaware, on September 14, 2000, as Nah’Shon Lee “Bones” Hyland. Marshay Hayland and her spouse have two children together. Tykee, Hyland’s older brother, is his best friend. Nah’Shon Hyland attended Virginia Commonwealth University after graduating from St. Georges Tech in 2019.

Nah'Shon Hyland
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High school career

After watching his older brother, Tykee, play at the park, Hyland began playing basketball. Next, Hyland went to Middletown, Delaware’s St. Georges Technical High School. Unfortunately, his 11-month-old cousin and grandmother died in a house fire during his junior year. Hyland managed to flee by jumping from his second-floor bedroom, but he had a torn patellar tendon, which forced him to sit out for six months.

As a senior, Nah’Shon Hyland led his team to the state playoffs, averaging 26.6 points, 6.6 rebounds, 4.6 assists, and 3.4 steals per game. He was selected Delaware Player of the Year and was named to the first team of the Delaware All-State squad.

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College career

Nah’Shon Hyland set a freshman season-high with 21 points and five three-pointers in a 91–63 win over St. Bonaventure on January 18, 2020. As a freshman, he was named to the Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team after averaging nine points, 2.2 rebounds, and 1.8 assists per game. With 63 three-pointers, he set a freshman record for the program, shooting 43.4 percent from the three-point range.

On November 25, Hyland made his sophomore season debut, scoring 23 points and shooting five three-pointers in an 85–69 win over Utah State. Then, on December 9, he scored 30 points in a win over North Carolina A&T, shooting 7-of-12 from three-point range, and six days later, he scored a career-high 31 points in a win over Western Carolina.

Nah’Shon Hyland had 30 points and 10 rebounds in a 73–68 win over Dayton in the Atlantic 10 Tournament quarterfinals on March 5, 2021. As a sophomore, Hyland was voted Atlantic 10 Player of the Year after averaging 19.5 points, 4.7 rebounds, 2.1 assists, and 1.9 steals per game. He declared for the NBA draft on April 17, 2021, foregoing his remaining college eligibility.


Professional career

The Denver Nuggets selected Hyland with the 26th overall choice in the 2021 NBA draft on July 29, 2021, making him VCU’s first draft pick in 11 years.


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Relationship status

Nah’Shon Hyland, like other rising American collegiate basketball players, keeps his personal life private. However, we know the basketball player is romantic with his long-term girlfriend, Ambeer, based on his social media posts.

The couple has been dating for more than a year. Hyland is very close to his mother and brother, and he spends his free time with them.


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Net worth

Nah’Shon Hyland, a Wilmington native, is still in the early stages of his career. Currently, he is a member of the collegiate basketball team. According to sources, it is prohibited for a college player to receive any money to represent the club. Instead, they receive athletic scholarships that assist them in financing the majority of their costs.

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Athletes receive a scholarship of more than $30,000 each year. Hyland is one of the most highly touted point guards/shooting guards in collegiate basketball right now. If not this season, we expect him to declare for the NBA Draft in 2022. He’ll almost certainly sign a million-dollar contract with an NBA team.


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