Tyrese Haliburton bought his dad a car

Tyrese Haliburton’s charismatic father, John, was recently in a bad car accident. Thank God he walked away from it with just a concussion. What happened next is so darn cool. Tyrese, who is projected to be a Lottery pick in this year’s NBA Draft, bought him a car.

The former Cyclone provided pictures on Twitter Tuesday morning.

Chris Williams


Chris was hired as Cyclone Fanatic’s publisher in the fall of 2009. He is Iowa State football's postgame show host on the Cyclone Radio Network and can be heard daily from 4-7 on Des Moines' top-rated sports station, 1460 KXnO. Williams, a 2007 graduate of Iowa State’s Greenlee School of Journalism, is the former publisher of the old ( He has also written for the Des Moines Register, the Ames Tribune, and is the former sports director at KMA Radio. When Williams isn’t working, you can usually find him doing something outdoors with his wife Ashley, daughter Camryn, and Golden Retriever Dierks. He enjoys golfing, boating, country music, the Minnesota Vikings, Atlanta Braves and is passionate about any and all motor sports so finding Williams at a local dirt track is very common.