Hall signs with Denver Nuggets, rejoins Hunter Tyson

CUTrevor 2024-06-27 23:07:45

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Clemson University men’s basketball player PJ Hall (Spartanburg, S.C./Dorman) agreed to terms with the Denver Nuggets following the 2024 NBA Draft. Hall will join Hunter Tyson (Monroe, N.C./Piedmont) in Denver after Tyson spent his rookie season with the Nuggets in 2023-24.

Hall was an All-ACC First Team selection as a senior after being named to the Third Team as a junior. He was an AP All-American Honorable Mention and was named to the NCAA All-West Region Team, NABC All-District First Team, a finalist for the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award (nation’s best center) and the Oscar Robertson Trophy All-America Watch List in 2024.

Hall finished with 659 points this year in 36 games, an 18.3 average per game. He set the school record for points in a season. The existing record was 651 points by Horace Grant in 1986-87 and Bill Yarborough in 1954-55.

He posted fourteen 20-point games this season and has scored in double-figures 35 times. Hall totaled seven double-doubles and netted one 30-point game, which was a career high 31 points and 17 rebounds against Georgia Tech (Jan. 16).

Hall finished fourth in the ACC in scoring with 18.3 points per game, while ranking 15th in rebounding (6.4 per game). He shot at a very high clip this past season, ninth in the league (48.8 percent). Defensively, Hall was fourth in the ACC blocks per game (1.42) and had 51 blocked shots.

He finished seventh on Clemson’s all-time scoring list (1,702 points). He is just the fourth Tiger to amass 1,700 points, 600 rebounds and 100 blocks in a career (Trevor Booker, Elden Campbell and Dale Davis).

Hall is seventh in career points (1,702), 15th in scoring average (14.20), 22nd in rebounds (634) and seventh in field goals made (641).

He finished with five NCAA Tournament games played in his career. He averaged 11.2 points and added 19 rebounds, three assists, two blocks and a steal.