Tyrese Maxey

Tyrese Maxey

Point Guard Shooting Guard
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Personal Information

Full Name Tyrese Maxey
Position Point Guard, Shooting Guard
DOB (Age) 04-11-2000 (23 yrs)
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.9 m)
Weight 198 lbs (90 kgs)
Hometown Garland, TX
College University of Kentucky
Draft 2020 - Rd: 1, Pick: 21 (PHI)
Debut 2020

Tyrese Maxey News

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IN PHOTOS: Rapper Latto, Tyrese Maxey & Dirk Nowitzki light up Dallas to cheer Angel Reese's WNBA debut vs Wings IN PHOTOS: Rapper Latto, Tyrese Maxey & Dirk Nowitzki light up Dallas to cheer Angel Reese's WNBA debut vs Wings
IN PHOTOS: Rapper Latto, Tyrese Maxey & Dirk Nowitzki light up Dallas to cheer Angel Reese's WNBA debut vs Wings
Tyrese Maxey giggles over Sixers fans saluting his mom Denyse Maxey with hilarious post Tyrese Maxey giggles over Sixers fans saluting his mom Denyse Maxey with hilarious post
Tyrese Maxey giggles over Sixers fans saluting his mom Denyse Maxey with hilarious post
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“Philly isn’t good enough” - 76ers insider lays bare harsh criticism after disappointing season

Tyrese Maxey: A Brief Biography

Tyrese Kendrid Maxey, born November 4, 2000, is an American basketball player. He is also known as “Mad Maxey”. The Philadelphia 76ers drafted him in the 2020 NBA draft, and he has played for the same team as a point guard in the NBA since then.


Throughout his NBA career, Tyrese participated in various matches against various teams, including the Washington Wizards, Denver Nuggets, Atlanta Hawks, Detroit Pistons, Toronto Raptors, and Miami Heat. He was selected in the 2018 USA Today All-Texas First Team and McDonald’s All-American Game.


Tyrese Maxey’s Early Life

Hailing from Dallas, Texas, Tyrese Maxey was born on November 4, 2000, to his parents, Denyse and Tyrone Maxey. His father, Tyrone Maxey, is the director of Recruiting for SMU’s basketball team and played basketball for the Washington State Cougars men’s basketball team.


During childhood, Tyrese had a great interest in movies and has seen every Marvel movie since 2008. In sports, he was greatly inspired by an American basketball player, Dwayne Wade, and he always wanted to play like him. His father, Tyrone, created a video analysis of different basketball players, including Stephen Curry and Kyrie Irving and trained his son with it.


Tyrese Maxey’s Education

Tyrese Maxey attended the South Garland High School in Garland, Texas. He primarily played as a shooting guard in high school. Tyrese averaged 22.5 points and 5.5 rebounds per game in his sophomore year. He got a chance to play in the Texas State basketball tournament and scored 46 points in the semifinals. As a senior, Tyrese averaged 21.8 points, 6.3 rebounds and 3.6 assists per game during high school basketball.


After completing high school, Tyrese enrolled at the University of Kentucky in 2019. He played his first match for his college at Madison Square Garden against the Michigan State Spartans. On December 28, Tyrese grabbed 27 points and seven rebounds in a 78-70 victory over the Louisville Cardinals. During college, he was regarded as the NCAA Division I National Player of the Week, the United States Basketball Writers Association Wayman Tisdale Freshman of the Week and the Southeastern Conference (SEC) Freshman of the Week.


In February 2020, Tyrese recorded a 73-66 win over the Auburn Tigers. The Wildcats were expected to play in the 2020 SEC men’s basketball tournament during the regular season, but it was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. He played 31 games for his college basketball team and averaged 14 points, 4.3 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game.


Tyrese was selected to the All-SEC Second Team and the SEC All-Freshman Team at the end of the season. After the COVID-19 pandemic, he finally declared for the 2020 NBA draft on April 6, 2020.


Tyrese Maxey’s NBA Journey

Philadelphia 76ers

Tyrese Maxey was selected as the 21st overall pick in the 2020 NBA draft by the Philadelphia 76ers. On December 3, 2020, he officially started his NBA career by signing his first-ever rookie scale contract with the team. Tyrese participated in his first NBA championship against the Washington Wizards on December 23 and tallied six points and two rebounds in a gameplay of 11 minutes.


Joel Embid and Ben Simmons suffered from an injury in January 2021 and could not play on January 9 in a game against the Denver Nuggets. Tyrese Maxey was allowed to play in this game and had an impressive performance in the match. However, the Philadelphia 76ers lost the game to the Denver Nuggets. He is the first player in the Philadelphia 76ers team’s history since 1970 to score the most points. The Atlanta Hawks defeated the Philadelphia 76ers team in a seven-game eastern conference semifinal series.


Ben Simmons refused to play in the 2021-22 season with the Philadelphia 76ers. Tresey and Shake Milton adopted the platoon system for the starting point guard position at the start of the 2021-22 season. After playing in the 51 games of the season, Tresey was selected to play in the 2022 NBA Rising Stars Challenge game. James Harden was traded to the Philadelphia 76ers from Brooklyn Nets. Tresey finished his sophomore season averaging 17.5 points per game.

At the start of the 2022 NBA playoffs, the Philadelphia 76ers recorded a career-high 38 points in a 131-111 win over the Toronto Raptors. The Raptors were defeated by the Philadelphia 76ers in the six games and averaged 21.3 points per game. Tresey faced the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference Semifinals and finished the series averaging 20.2 points per game.


On October 28, 2022, Tresey grabbed a carrier-high 44 points in a match against the Toronto Raptors. He became the only Sixers player after Hal Greer and Allen Iverson to score at least 40 points before the age of 23.


Tyrese Maxey’s Net Worth

As per the latest reports, Tyrese’s net worth is estimated to be around $1.5 million. He earns most of his income from basketball and some endorsements. He is currently playing for the Philadelphia 76ers basketball team of the NBA. This team offers him a good salary which significantly contributes to his wealth.


In addition to his basketball career, he has signed endorsement deals with agencies like Tiscott Watches and LG.


Tyrese Maxey’s Contract

Tyrese Maxey is signed with the Philadelphia 76ers based on a four-year, $12,152,560 contract. He signed this contract in 2020, which guaranteed him an annual average salary of $3,038,140. As per the contract's terms and conditions, Tyrese will get a base salary of $4,343,920 in the 2023-24 season, with a cap hit and dead cap value fixed at $4,343,920.


Tyrese Maxey’s Family

Born on November 4, 2000, Tyrese was born to his father, Tyrone Maxey and Denyse Maxey. Tyrese has three sisters named Denasia, Talia and Keiara. His father played basketball in high school and worked as an assistant basketball coach. Tyrese parents always supported him in pursuing his career in sports, and his father also created many videos of talented basketball players to train him.


Tyrese Maxey’s Girlfriend

According to various online sources, Tyrese Maxey is dating Lavender Briggs. She was born and raised in Newburgh, New York. Lavender herself is a professional basketball player for the Maryland Terrapins.


However, Tyrese and Lavender have not yet confirmed anything about their relationship. Reportedly, the duo is spotted together practising on the basketball court, ensuring that something is going on between them.


Tyrese Maxey’s Kids

As per the latest reports, Tyrese Maxey does not have any children.

FAQs

A. Tyrese Maxey (born November 4, 2000) is 22 years old.
A. Tyrese recorded his career-high 44 points in a game against the Toronto Raptors.
A. As of now, the net worth of Tyrese Maxey is around $1.5 million.
A. Tyrese earns an average annual salary of $3,038,140 under his contract with the Philadelphia 76ers.
A. Tyrese Maxey is 6 feet 2 inches (1.88m) tall.
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