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Tyler Lydon
Tyler Lydon
Position: -
Born: 04/09/96
Height: 6-9 / 2.06
Weight:220 lbs. / 99.8 kg.
Earnings: $3,454,080 ($3,773,109*)
Before you signed with the Kings, how stressful were those couple months between the season ending and that deal? Tyler Lydon: I think I went through my phases. There were a few times throughout the week where it just kind of hit me. I’d be, like, freaking out. What team am I going to go to, am I going to go to a team? All that stuff. But I talked to my agent a lot through the process and he did a good job reassuring me. Honestly, the biggest thing for me was being able to come home (to Pine Plains). If I would have stayed in Denver or was trying to work out someplace else, it would have been on my mind all the time.
When Denver didn’t pick up your option, what was the rest of the year like for you? Tyler Lydon: I think there’s a bunch of different emotions that went through my head. At the time, I was moreso frustrated. You feel like you belong on the floor. I felt like I did everything right in terms of keeping my head down, working, being a good teammate. So at times, it got frustrating because I never felt like I got an opportunity