Matisse Thybulle

Matisse Thybulle

24-Year-Old ForwardF
Philadelphia 76ers
GTD
Injury Shoulder
Est. Return 10/20/2021
2021 Fantasy Outlook
Thybulle's sophomore season with the Sixers was remarkably similar to his rookie season in 2019-20. With Philadelphia re-signing Danny Green to a two-year deal, Thybulle will continue as primarily a reserve on the wing. Of course, things could change radically should Philly pull off a much-rumored Ben Simmons trade. Thybulle's rookie contract could be very appealing to a trade partner. Or the Sixers could execute a quality-for-quantity deal that bumps Thybulle further down the bench. As of now, the University of Washington product seems destined for another 20-minutes-per-game season with contributions in steals, blocks and three pointers. The 3-and-D specialist did take a step backwards with his outside shooting last year, hitting only 30.1 percent of his three point attempts. And he's a surprisingly poor free throw shooter, making only 44.4 percent from the charity stripe. Luckily, Thybulle's free throw volume is extremely low, so it's not a major hindrance for fantasy managers. While Thybulle is a nice rotational player for the Sixers, he probably doesn't belong on most fantasy teams -- unless managers are desperate for defensive stats. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a two-year, $5.29 million contract with the 76ers in July of 2019. 76ers exercised $2.84 million team option for 2021-22 in December of 2020. Contract includes $4.38 million team option for 2022-23.
Personal Bio

Matisse Vincent Thybulle was born in Scottsdale, Arizona, to Greg and Dr. Elizabeth Thybulle. He spent much of his early years in Australia, where he was more interested in swimming than basketball. After seven years abroad, Thybulle's family returned to the United States and settled near Seattle, Washington. Thybulle attended Skyline High School in Sammamish, Washington, for two years, then transferred to nearby Eastside Catholic School, where he emerged as a top-150 prospect. Near the end of his senior season, Thybulle's mom passed away after a battle with acute myeloid leukemia. Thybulle consequently wore No. 4 in college to honor his mother and wears No. 22 in the NBA since it adds to four. He has also taken time to visit and motivate young leukemia patients in local hospitals. Learn more about Thybulle by following him on Twitter (@MatisseThybulle) and on Instagram (@theycallmetisse).

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Thybulle was a record-setting defensive performer in his four years with Washington. He started all but one of the 135 games in which he appeared. He was part of a recruiting class that included Dejounte Murray and Marquese Chriss. The 6-foot-5 forward averaged 6.2 points, 3.2 rebounds and 1.1 steals as a freshman. He improved to 10.5 points and 2.1 steals in his sophomore season while also converting 40.5 percent of his three-pointers that year. He debuted with a season-high 20 points and six blocks in a win over Yale. In 2017-18, Lorenzo Romar was replaced by Mike Hopkins as coach and the Syracuse zone seemed to unleash Thybulle as a defensive force. He set a school record with 101 steals and led the team with 49 blocks. The forward also averaged 11.2 points and 2.9 rebounds. Thybulle won Naismith Defensive Player of the Year honors and repeated as Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year as a senior. He produced averages of 3.5 steals and 2.3 blocks along with 9.1 points. He passed Gary Payton as the all-time conference steals leader and became the first Pac-12 player to record two 100-steal seasons, and he is the only player in Huskies history ranked in the top 10 in both career steals and blocks. Thybulle was selected in the first round of the 2019 NBA Draft with the 20th overall pick by the Philadelphia 76ers.

Out Friday
FPhiladelphia 76ers
Shoulder
October 14, 2021
Thybulle (shoulder) is out for Friday's preseason finale against the Pistons, Ky Carlin of USA Today reports.
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Thybulle hasn't played since the preseason opener due to right shoulder soreness. However, there's no indication that he'll miss the regular-season opener.
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2020

In Thybulle's second season with the 76ers, the forward solidified his role as a lockdown defender. The 24-year-old posted season averages of 3.9 points, 1.9 rebounds, 1.6 steals, 1.1 blocks and 1.0 assists. Thybulle played in 65 games and started in nine of those, averaging 20.0 minutes of run. The forward was able to hit 42.0 percent from the field, 44.4 from the charity stripe and 30.1 percent from behind the three-point arc. In the playoffs, Thybulle averaged 5.3 points, 1.4 rebounds, 1.3 steals and 0.9 blocks in 18.3 minutes. He recorded one of his best games of the season against the Wizards on May 26, as Thybulle logged four steals and five blocks in 20 minutes of action. The forward also matched a career-best five steals against the Bulls on March 11. In the regular season, Thybulle led his team in steals (1.6) and finished second in blocks (1.1). Offensively, the former Washington product snagged five double-digit scoring performances, as he made an efficient 70.6 percent from the field in those games. The 6-foot-5 Thybulle became a better rebounder in his sophomore season, when he logged 60 games with at least one rebound.

2019

The 20th overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft appeared in 65 games for the 76ers, making 14 starts. In 19.8 minutes per game, Thybulle averaged 4.7 points, 1.6 rebounds, 1.2 assists, 1.4 steals and 0.7 blocks. Thybulle made his NBA debut on Oct. 23 against Boston, finishing with three points, one rebound, one assist, two steals and two blocks. He scored a season-high 20 points in a win over the Raptors on Dec. 8, drilling five three-pointers and going 3-of-3 at the line. On Dec. 5 against Washington, Thybulle handed out a season-best six assists. He had at least four steals on six separate occasions, including a season-high five steals against the Lakers on Jan. 25. In a win over Brooklyn on Jan. 15, Thybulle blocked a season-high four shots. The rookie appeared in all four of Philadelphia's matchups against Boston in Round 1 of the playoffs. In Game 1, Thybulle posted five points, four rebounds, one assist, two steals and a block. Thybulle finished the season ranked 15th in the NBA in total steals (94), 17th in steals per game (1.4 SPG) and second in steal percentage (3.5%).

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Past Fantasy Outlooks
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The Sixers moved up in the draft to select Thybulle with the 20th-overall pick in 2019, viewing the polished defensive-minded wing as a potentially key role player for a team that viewed itself as on the brink of a title run. Though that run never came, Thybulle was more or less as advertised. He started 14 games but primarily filled a fairly significant role off the bench, managing 1.4 steals and 0.7 blocks in 19.8 minutes per game. On a per-minute basis, Thybulle trailed only Kris Dunn in steals among qualified players while leading all wings in blocks. The rookie had a predictably low 11.2 percent usage rate, but he knocked down threes at an acceptable clip, posting an almost precisely league-average 35.7 percent three-point percentage. Thybulle should have the chance to build on a strong rookie campaign and could improve his raw numbers if his minutes increase, though he doesn't seem to have the skillset to suddenly become something other than a role player. He also played a full four years in college, so he could have less development remaining than is typical for a second-year player.
The 76ers traded the 24th and 33rd picks in the draft to the Celtics in order to snag the 20th overall pick and select Thybulle. Thybulle was a four-year starter at Washington, averaging 9.1 points, 3.1 rebounds, 2.1 assists, 3.5 steals, and 2.3 blocks in 36 games as a senior this past season. In addition to being selected to the All-Pac-12 First Team, Thybulle was named Defensive Player of the Year in college basketball, boasting one of the most unique defensive profiles of any prospect in recent memory. At 6-foot-5, 200-pounds, Thybulle's ability to guard three positions is obvious, and he might be able to check power forwards in certain situations. While he wasn't a great three-point shooter last season (49-for-151, 30.5 percent), his career mark in college finished at a respectable 35.8 percent on 534 attempts. Five summer league appearances only confirmed optimistic opinions about the rookie, as he averaged 11.6 points (42.9 FG%, 39.3 3P%, 91.7 FT%), 3.8 rebounds, 2.0 assists, 2.0 steals and 1.2 blocks across 26.1 minutes. Thybulle's path to minutes on the 76ers is less than ideal, but he'll have the opportunity to snag minutes at backup shooting guard and small forward if he can outplay Zhaire Smith and James Ennis. It's possible Thybulle returns standard league fantasy value if he can knock down his threes and get enough minutes to rack up some defensive stats, though he should probably only be drafted in deeper formats.
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Fails to practice Wednesday
FPhiladelphia 76ers
Shoulder
October 13, 2021
Thybulle (shoulder) did not practice Wednesday, Justin Grasso of SI.com reports.
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Won't play Monday
FPhiladelphia 76ers
Shoulder
October 10, 2021
Thybulle (shoulder) has been ruled out for Monday's preseason game against Brooklyn.
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Ruled out Thursday
FPhiladelphia 76ers
Shoulder
October 7, 2021
Thybulle (shoulder) has been ruled out for Thursday's preseason game against the Raptors, Tom Moore of the Bucks County Courier Times reports.
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Questionable for Thursday
FPhiladelphia 76ers
Shoulder
October 6, 2021
Thybulle is questionable for Thursday's preseason contest against the Raptors due to a sore right shoulder.
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Starting in place of Embiid
FPhiladelphia 76ers
June 2, 2021
Thybulle will start Wednesday's Game 5 against the Wizards, Tom Moore of the Bucks County Courier Times reports.
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