Tyrese Maxey

Tyrese Maxey  (born November 4, 2000)

Tyrese Maxey is an American professional basketball player for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

 He previously played college basketball for the Kentucky Wildcats.

Born in Dallas, Texas, Maxey was inspired to play basketball by his favorite childhood player, Dwyane Wade.

He was a shooting guard for South Garland High School, helping the team to their first ever Texas state high school basketball tournament appearance in 2018.

After Maxey's freshman season at Kentucky was interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, he elected to enter the 2020 NBA draft, where the 76ers selected him 21st overall with their first-round pick.

Maxey received limited playing time during his rookie season, making his first NBA start in a game where the 76ers could only field the league's minimum number of players.

Maxey was born on November 4, 2000, in Dallas, Texas, to Denyse and Tyrone Maxey.