Creating a work of art

Max Cheylov, a league MVP, keeps chiseling his game on the hardwood

ORIGINAL GYM RAT—Max Cheylov, an honors student, is a senior captain and point guard for the Calabasas High boys’ basketball team. Photos by JOSEPH A. GARCIA/Acorn Newspapers

Max Cheylov grew up in a home of artists.

He doesn’t always use a brush, pen or rasp to create masterpieces.

Cheylov just needs a basketball and a hoop.

The Calabasas High senior stars at point guard for the school’s basketball team. The squad’s only fourth-year varsity player has started for three seasons while...

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