ZYLAN CHEATHAM

HOMETOWN: Phoenix, AZ

DATE OF BIRTH: November 17, 1995

COLLEGE: Arizona State University

POSITION: Forward



PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS:

Signed with the New Orleans Pelicans following 2019 NBA Draft
While playing for Arizona State University during the 2018 – 2019 season, Cheatham averaged 12.1 points, 10.3 rebounds, 3.2 assists, and shot 53.4% from the field. He also had 14 double-doubles on the year, earning him All-PAC-12 First Team and PAC-12 All-Defensive Team honors at season’s end
Prior to joining the Sun Devils, Cheatham played for San Diego State where he led the Aztecs to a 2015-16 Mountain West regular-season title and the NIT semifinals. Additionally, he earned Most Outstanding Player honors at the Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic
A high school standout, Cheatham helped South Mountain (AZ) High School to a 17-10 record and a spot in the state playoffs his senior season. Following the 2013-14 season, Cheatham was ranked #88 on the ESPN 100 and a four-star recruit by Rivals.com


AWARDS:

All-PAC-12 First-Team (2019)
PAC-12 All-Defensive Team (2019)
PAC-12 Conference Player of the Week (December 2018)
Diamond Head Classic MVP (2017)
Diamond Head Classic All-Tournament Team (2017)
Most Outstanding Player at Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic (2016)
American Family Insurance Division II All-State Second-Team (2014)


OFF COURT HIGHLIGHTS:



MEDIA HIGHLIGHTS:

Zylan Cheatham records triple-double as ASU defeats Texas Southern– Arizona Sports
Zylan Cheatham remains the glue for ASU men’s basketball– The State Press
Zylan Cheatham executes delightful dance, makes ASU win official– Arizona Sports
ASU star Zylan Cheatham carrying his brother’s memory with him to the NCAA Tournament– ABC 15 Arizona