For the first time in NBA history, Australia has had two selections inside the top ten of the NBA draft.
Louisiana State University star Ben Simmons was taken with the number one pick by the Philadelphia 76ers after his impressive season with LSU.
The 6'10, 225 pound forward averaged 19 points from his 33 games last season with LSU, as well as averaging 34 minutes per match, five assists and 12 rebounds.
Maker, a 20 year old from Varsity High School, decided to nominate for the NBA draft straight out of high school, which is said to be a big risk for those that choose to do so.
Maker however was drafted with the number ten pick in the NBA draft by the Milwaukee Bucks.
At Varsity, Maker played 53 games, averaging 22 points, 13 rebounds and five blocks.