Sixers take talented combo guard with 21st pick – NBCSports.com
The Sixers pounced Wednesday night on the opportunity to draft a talented, one-and-done player from Kentucky.
With his first first-round selection in five years, new president of basketball operations Daryl Morey took combo guard Tyrese Maxey with the 21st pick in the 2020 NBA draft. It was a bit surprising that Maxey lasted until No. 21. RJ Hampton, Tyrell Terry and Desmond Bane were other potential options on the board at that stage.
I was thrilled, because I think teams tend to fixate on weaknesses…