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- What does Maxey do for a living?
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- What are Maxey’s interests and hobbies?
- Is Maxey married or does he have a girlfriend/ boyfriend?
- Does Maxey have any children?
- Where is Maxey now?
- How tall is Maxey?
- How much money does Maxey earn?
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Who is Tyrese Maxey?
Tyrese Maxey is a famous American professional basketball player for the Philadelphia 76ers of the NBA (National Basketball League). Maxey has previously played college basketball for the Kentucky Wildcats.
Maxey played for South Garland High School, as a shooting guard. He was inspired by his favorite player, Dwayne Wade. Maxey in his sophomore year in high school was made a five-star recruit. He left high school early to play college basketball, where he stayed at South Garland and he was a McDonald’s All-American and Texas Mr. Basketball during his senior year. In his collegiate debut, he set a Kentucky record with 26 points.
Maxey’s freshman season at Kentucky was interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and thereby he elected to enter the 2020 NBA draft. He was selected by the 76ers in the 21st overall with their first-round pick. During his rookie season, he received limited playing time and made his first NBA start in a game where the 76 ers could only field the league’s minimum number of players. Following Ben Simmon’s refusal to play for the 76ers, this gave Maxey an opportunity to become the team’s starting point guard.
How Old is Tyrese Maxey?
He is 21 years old as of March 2022, having been born on November 4, 2000, in Dallas, Texas, U.S. Tyrese shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Ralph Macchio, Drew Starkey, Diddy, Destiny Marie, Matthew McConaughey, and many more.
Tyrese Maxey Family
Who are Tyrese Maxey’s Parents?
He was born to Tyrone Maxey (Father) a college basketball player for the Washington State Cougars and a coach. And Denise Maxey (Mother)
Does Tyrese Maxey have Siblings?
He has three sisters who are, Denasia, Talia, and Keiara.
Tyrese Maxey Education
He received his high school education at South Garland High School, after graduating high school, Maxey enrolled at the University of Kentucky.
Tyrese Maxey Marital Status
He is currently single, however, Tyrese is rumored to have a relationship with Lavender Briggs. Although both of them have not confirmed the rumored news yet.
Tyrese Maxey Kids
He does not have any kids. In case of any new news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Tyrese Maxey Career
A High School Career
While at South Garland high school, he played as a shooting guard for the Titans basketball. In his sophomore year in high school, he averaged 22.5 points, 5.5 rebounds, 3.6 assists, and 2.5 steals per game. In the state championship semifinals, Tyrese scored 46 points but his team lost to Obra D. Tompkins High School. Tyrese finished his high school basketball career averaging 21.8 points, 6.3 rebounds, and 3.6 assists per game as a senior. In addition to graduating at the top of his class, he was named First-Team All-Area, a McDonald’s All-American, and was crowned Texas Mr. Basketball.
A College Career
Tyrese made his college debut at Madison Square Garden for Kentucky’s Champions Classic in a win over the Michigan State Spartans. Maxey came off the bench to score 26 points, a school record for a freshman debut in a 69-62 win over the Wildcats. Tyrese was named the NCAA Division I National Player of the Week the Southeastern Conference (SEC) Freshman of the week, and the United States Basketball Writers Association Wayman Tisdale Freshman of the Week. This was after he scored 27 points, and recorded 7 rebounds in a 78-70 win over the Louisville Cardinals on December 28. Kentucky on February 29, 2020, clinched the SEC regular-season championship with a 73-66 win over the Auburn Tigers, during which Tyrese scored 17 points. Shortly after the COVID-19 pause, Maxey declared for the 2020 NBA draft on April 6, 2020.
A Professional Career
A Career at the Philadelphia 76ers (2020- present)
The Philadelphia 76ers selected Tyrese with a 21st overall in the 2020 NBA draft. On December 3, 2020, he signed a two-way contract with the 76ers. On December 23, he made his NBA debut in the first game of the season and recorded 6 points on a 3-for-6 shooting rate, 2 assists, and 2 rebounds in 11 minutes of the 76ers’ game against the Washington Wizards. Following injuries to stars Joel Embiid, and Ben Simmons and a number of positive COVID-19 tests on the team, the 76ers were only able to field the league-minimum 8 players.
The depleted roster allowed Tyrese to make his first NBA start. Tyrese scored the most points of any rookie in his first career start since 1970. Maxey spent the 2021 offseason in the NBA Summer League to continue his development following the 76ers’ playoff elimination. After Ben Simmons refused to play for the 76ers at the start of the 2021-22 season, Tyrese and Shake Milton platooned the starting point guard position. Maxey was named to the 2022 NBA Rising Stars Challenge as a member of Team Worthy. This was after he averaged 16.9 points, 3.5 rebounds, and 4.6 assists in 35.6 minutes through the first 51 games of the season.
A National Team Career
During Tyrese’s time in high school, he was named to the United States men’s national under-19 basketball team for the 2018 FIBA Under-18 Americas Championship in Canada. Maxey injured his ankle in a game against Puerto Rico and was considered unlikely to return for the remainder of the tournament. After missing the quarter- and semifinals, he returned for the finals against Canada and scored 2 points in 12 minutes of play. The United States won the game 113-74 to take the gold medal.
Tyrese Maxey Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 6ft 2inches (1.88m) and a weight of 91kg (200lbs)
Tyrese Maxey Salary and Net Worth
He has an annual salary of $3,038,140 and an estimated net worth of between $1-5 million.