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NBA draft prospects and Klutch Sports Group clients Anthony Edwards and Tyrese Maxey took part in a pro day on Thursday at the Sports Academy in Thousand Oaks, California.
Fellow Klutch Sports Group clients and defending NBA champions LeBron James and Anthony Davis were in attendance:
Bleacher Report @BleacherReport
Bron, AD and KCP pulled up to Anthony Edwards and Tyrese Maxey’s Pro Day 👀
(via @Sedano) https://t.co/zPklgLxDsT
LeBron and AD dropped by Anthony Edwards and Tyrese Maxey’s Klutch Sports Pro Day.
@theantman05 @TyreseMaxey https://t.co/XvrxJjaxPB
Other members of the Klutch Sports Group were there, including Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young and Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green.
Quavo, who makes up one-third of the rap group Migos, also watched the event.
The Athletic NBA @TheAthleticNBA
LeBron James, Anthony Davis, Draymond Green, Trae Young, Quavo are among those in attendance for Klutch Sports‘ Pro Day for Anthony Edwards and Tyrese Maxey in LA.
(H/T @ShamsCharania) https://t.co/861IJPnjH5
Both players took part in full- and half-court drills in addition to on-court interviews.
Jorge Sedano @Sedano
Potential number 1 pick Anthony Edwards @theantman05 drilling in his pro day live on ESPN2 https://t.co/6CnNp59xc8
Edwards threw down a few workout dunks and also offered an NBA player comparison:
NBA on ESPN @ESPNNBA
Anthony Edwards throwing down dunks in front of LeBron and AD 🔥
Potential No. 1 overall pick Anthony Edwards says his NBA comp is @DwyaneWade ⚡ https://t.co/cttmRk74gz
Maxey received praise from his former head coach in UK’s John Calipari as well as ex-Wildcat teammate Immanuel Quickley:
Chase Hughes @ChaseHughesNBCS
John Calipari on ESPN2 says Tyrese Maxey will be the next Jamal Murray or Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, i.e. a Kentucky guard overlooked in the draft who later proves better suited for the NBA level.
Could have cited Herro and Booker as well.
Immanuel Quickley @IQ_GodSon
Great Job my boy as usual 🤝 @TyreseMaxey Proud of ya
The 6’5″ Edwards averaged 19.1 points, 5.2 rebounds and 2.8 assists for the Georgia Bulldogs during his lone year at school. The 6’3″ Maxey posted 14.0 points, 4.3 rebounds and 3.2 assists in his one season with UK.
Bleacher Report’s Jonathan Wasserman ranked Edwards and Maxey fourth and eighth, respectively, on his latest 2020 NBA draft big board.