Tyler will eschew a commitment to play at Louisville, where the 6-11, 260-pound San Diego High junior had previously committed to play.
Tyler, who averaged 28.7 points per game last season, told the New York Times:
"Nowadays people look to college for more off-the-court stuff versus being in the gym and getting better. If you're really focused on getting better, you go play pro somewhere. Pro guys will get you way better than playing against college guys."
His father, James Tyler, told Yahoo! Sports:
"He can always go back to school. It's all learning. How is living in Europe not a learning experience?"
But is it the right choice?