Sending Love to His College Sweetheart, Tyrese Haliburton Reminisces 6 Years of “Growing Up” With 25YO Girlfriend

Published 10/14/2023, 2:02 AM EDT

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The Indiana Pacers’ star guard Tyrese Haliburton plays an important role in the team. Ever since his arrival, the Pacers have showcased impressive games. An elbow and knee injury at the beginning of this year caused great concern for everyone. The 23-year-old left the arena in crutches.

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Tyrese’s life also includes another important person – college sweetheart of six years. Apart from the obvious love for basketball, the 25-year-old girlfriend definitely holds a special place in his heart.

Tyrese gets emotional looking back at how far his relationship has grown

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Jade Jones, the girlfriend of Tyrese, posted a cute collage of the years they have been together. Looking at all those photos must have gotten to the young guard. He was practically tearing up at the nostalgic memories. Tyrese reposted the story update on his account with the caption, “Growing up” with a crying face and a heart emoji.

They met during their college days and have been going on strong since then. The couple can be seen posting sweet messages back and forth on Instagram.

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Even with the amount of hate coming their way, be it the age gap or racist comments, it’s refreshing to see the young couple keep a cool head. It shows how mature Haliburton is despite his age.

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And that’s exactly what the head coach Rick Carlisle saw in the young guard.

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The main quality that sets Tyrese Haliburton apart from many players today is his commitment. Talking to Sports Illustrated‘s Tony East, Kevin Pritchard says, “Sometimes in this business, you get great players. Sometimes in this business, you get great humans. And then sometimes, you get both. We have both with [Haliburton].”

For a president to talk about a player like this shows credibility. Especially given how recent months have shown a lot of players moving teams like changing socks. Of course, they have their own reasons for doing so, but it truly takes an exceptional human being to stick to one. Be it a team or a relationship.

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When we come to Tyrese’s stats, it’s no less than impressive. He averaged 20.7 points and 10.4 assists per game this past season. More than 40% of his shots from beyond the arc were successful. Tyrese’s leadership capabilities also make him an ideal fit in Indiana. Haliburton’s ability to create shots for others and execute a clean jump shot from beyond the arc makes it impossible to cover him.

So, you can see why the Pacers have a neat shot at winning the playoffs this season. What do you think of that possibility? Share your thoughts in the comments!

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Geisha Pulimoottil Don

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Geisha is an NBA content writer at EssentiallySports. Having years of experience as a content writer, she focuses on providing in-depth coverage of the basketball entities. The increased use of technology in studying the game and its intricacies intrigues her.
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