PROFILE

10th pick – 2016 NBA draft

February 25, 1997

7 ft 1 in

225 lbs

Power Forward / Center

Orangeville Prep High School

Current team: Detroit Pistons

 

 

BIO

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Sudanese-born Australian, Thon Maker is 7’1” Centre who represents the Australian National team & the Detroit Pistons. Maker is the first player to be drafted straight out of High School since the 2005 Collective Bargaining agreement went into effect. In 2017 Maker grabbed attention as he made a great contribution in the Bucks playoff series against the Toronto Raptors as he widely impressed as a rookie. Fast forward to 2019 Maker is an honorable member of the Detroit Pistons and on his way to another playoff run.

CAREER 

2016 All Summer League 2nd Team
→ MVP 2014 Adidas Nations tournament
→ 1st player selected straight out of High School since the 2005 CBA

“Thon is going to be the MVP of the league one day. Mark it down. He has the bones. He has the appetite to be able to chase something like that.”

– Kevin Garnett

PERSONAL

 

 

Favorite Artist

Drake / J Cole

 

Favorite Movie/Series

Show: The Office. Movie: Transformers.

 

Favorite Food

Ribs / Pasta

 

Favorite Sport outside of Basketball

Soccer

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