Tyrese Maxey Soars To No. 11 On ESPN's Top 25 Under 25 List

Photo: Instagram/Tyrese Maxey

In a remarkable ascent through the NBA ranks, Philadelphia 76ers' young star Tyrese Maxey has secured the 11th spot on ESPN's prestigious Top 25 Under 25 list. 

Maxey, who was drafted by the Sixers as the 21st pick in the 2020 draft, has consistently displayed his talent, earning recognition as one of the league's rising stars. With players like Luka Doncic at the top spot, Maxey finds himself among an elite group of young talents. 

Maxey's dedication and hard work have allowed him to develop rapidly, even while playing alongside established stars like Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons, and James Harden. Now, he stands as the second option behind Embiid, cementing his role as a crucial figure in the Sixers' future.

Photo: Instagram/Tyrese Maxey

Maxey's performance this season has been nothing short of spectacular. He is not only scoring at a high rate but also evolving into a skilled playmaker. 

In a recent victory against the Washington Wizards, he achieved a career-high of 11 assists, showcasing his versatility. Maxey's season averages now stand at an impressive 25.5 points, 4.5 rebounds, and 7.3 assists per game. 

The players ranked above Maxey on the Top 25 Under 25 list have had varying degrees of success in their careers, with notable names like Anthony Edwards, Tyrese Haliburton, Darius Garland, and Jaren Jackson Jr. all making appearances. 

The 2023 top pick, Victor Wembanyama, also joined this exclusive club at the third spot.
Maxey's outstanding performance this season has lived up to the high expectations set by his trainer, Drew Hanlen. 

He has proven himself as a pillar for the Philadelphia 76ers, solidifying his status as a top young talent with a bright future in the league.

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Source: Sports Illustrated

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