Kyree Walker is one of the hottest Basketball prospects in the high-school championship. Scouted by many teams and possibly the NBA franchises, The California born youngster is already worth huge figures for a local player.
How did the 18-year-old lad create such a fuss in the American sports industry? Let us get into his short but historic journey to stardom.
Worth Millions; Net Value at 18
The 18-year-old rookie has an estimated huge revenue of $1 million as of 2019. How did the youngster gather such fortune at such a small age? Let us dive into his hooping journey so far.
Captain of Hillcrest Prep Squad
The 6 foot 6 inches man from California leads the Hillcrest Prep side in the high school league, considered as their star man and demanded by oppositions. Prior to Hillcrest, he graced his brand of gameplay for Arizona State and also participated in the 2018 edition NBPA Top 100 camp, a platform for talented athletes with potential NBA future.
The fifth-ranked small forward in the Class of 2020, was the acquisition of AAU team Oakland Soldiers. Ranked 34th by Espn, Walker will be eligible for the NBA Draft next year since he will turn 19 after a couple of months in November.
Motivation to the Kids
The juvenile sensation is often traveling to different schools sharing his journey to success and inspiring the next generation. In August 2019, the rising star went to Bernard Black Elementary and gifted basketball kits to their basketball team.
Can Overseas Amenities Lure Him Away?
The 18-year-old is linked with every other team in the league and is also rumored to be heading overseas. He was speculated to be joining a Chinese professional side offering big bucks of $1 million to keep him on a season-long contract with an option to renew.
In the past season, the California-born talent averaged 30.2 points, 11.0 rebounds, and 5.9 assists in 24 games.
YouTube: Next-generation talent Kyree Walker’s display at 2016 MSHTV Camp
The rookie listed Arkansas, Kansas, UCLA as the sides who could lure him next season and has booked a 48-hour visit on October 4-6 at Arkansas Razorbacks to discuss his future. Being a 5-star caliber player in the recruiting class of 2020, Oregon Ducks tried to pen him down providing a scholarship deal. However, the offer was not tempting enough to consider.
In an interview, Walker’s father claimed, they were considering all options carefully before deciding the best possible destination for a promising future for the next-gen superstar.
The California born talent is highly rated at such a young age and expected to be a future NBA gem as Damian Lillard, Patrick Mccaw, and Gordon Hayward.
Early Days for the Millennial
Kyree Walker entered this world on 20th November 2000 at the so-called violent city of Hayward, California. He originates from a sporty family background as his grandfather was a professional American football player for the prestigious Detroit Lions.
Kyree Walker: Quick Facts
Walker attended the 2016 MSHTV Camp and also gave an eye-catching performance.
Before moving onto professional basketball, he was nation’s top 8 grader.
The teenage hooper has received offers from 18 different basketball teams and colleges.
He is fond of playing video games like NBA2k20 in his free time and has also participated in gaming competitions.
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