June 20, 2019: Drafted by the Brooklyn Nets in the second round (31st overall pick) in the 2019 NBA Draft… July 7, 2019: Signed a multi-year
contract with the Brooklyn Nets.
Played two collegiate seasons at the University of Georgia (2017-19), appearing in 65 games and averaging 8.4 points, 6.2 rebounds and 1.9 blocks in
23.0 minutes per game… Became the 36th Georgia player to become an NBA Draft pick.
Is the son of Charles and Nicole Claxton… Both parents attended the University of Georgia… Charles was a four-year letterwinner for the Bulldogs from 1992-
95 and was an All-SEC (1993) and Freshman All-SEC performer (1992)… Charles was selected by Phoenix in the second round of the NBA Draft and played with Boston
during the 1995-96 season.