Posts tagged "point guard"

Draft Profile: Terry Rozier, 6'2, PG, 190 lbs., Sophomore, Louisville

Draft Profile: Terry Rozier, 6'2, PG, 190 lbs., Sophomore, Louisville
Overview    Rozier is a very talented and explosive player at the point guard position who can put up points in a hurry. Rozier has great blow by ability, is ultra-aggressive (some of it is the Louisville system), and is a very good defender. The issue is: Is Rozier efficient enough to play at this... Read more »

Draft Profile: Delon Wright, 6'5, PG, 180 lbs., Senior, Utah

Draft Profile: Delon Wright, 6'5, PG, 180 lbs., Senior, Utah
Overview Wright is a lanky, tough-minded, unselfish, quick point guard prospect that presents nice height at 6’5. Wright is a very solid prospect in this draft that can be had late first-round due to not having an impactful offensive game despite not being a big-time liability either. Athletic Ability Athletically, Wright is elite with his... Read more »

Draft profiles: Cameron Payne, 6'2, 185 lbs, PG, Murray State

Draft profiles: Cameron Payne, 6'2, 185 lbs, PG, Murray State
Athletic Ability Athletically, Payne is just an average athlete at the next level and that could present issues against some dynamic point guards with explosive athleticism such as Eric Bledsoe, John Wall, Russell Westbrook, Derrick Rose, etc… Size Height-wise, Payne is probably average at 6’2 and slightly below average at 185 lbs. Payne could probably... Read more »
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Draft Profiles: Elfrid Payton, 6’4, PG, Louisiana Lafayette, 185 lbs., Freshman

Draft Profiles: Elfrid Payton, 6’4, PG, Louisiana Lafayette, 185 lbs., Freshman
Athletic Ability Athletically, Payton is one of the top players in this draft and the best athlete focused who plays exclusively as a point guard position (I am excluding LaVine because he is a combo guard).   The thing I like the most about Payton is his elite speed which usually translates to the NBA.  Along with elite speed, at near 6’4, his rangy strides get him up the court faster than usual as well.  Payton also possesses elite anticipation, quick hands, elite lateral quickness, and above average hops...

Draft Profiles: Tyler Ennis, 6’3, PG, Syracuse, 180 lbs., Freshman

Draft Profiles: Tyler Ennis, 6’3, PG, Syracuse, 180 lbs., Freshman
Athletic Ability Athletically, Ennis is about average, just like the rest of his game. While not great, he possesses solid athleticism across the board in terms of lateral quickness, jumping ability, and front-line speed...

Draft Profiles: Shabazz Napier, 6’1, PG, UConn, 200 lbs., Senior

Draft Profiles: Shabazz Napier, 6’1, PG, UConn, 200 lbs., Senior
Athletic Ability While not an elite athlete as a point guard, Napier is quick, shifty, has good lateral quickness, and good straight line speed.  He has quick hands, anticipates well, and surprised some with his vertical ability at the combine.   That said, he's not an explosive run/dunk athlete...
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Draft profiles: Ricky Ledo, 6'6, 195 lbs, SG/PG, High School

Draft profiles: Ricky Ledo, 6'6, 195 lbs, SG/PG, High School
Ledo is one of the most intriguing talents in the draft.  Ledo has great handles, good, fluid athlete, shooter (albeit streaky), and has defensive potential.  The concern is can Ledo overcome maturity concerns after not playing in a year and not playing college basketball or overseas...

Draft profiles: Erick Green, 6'4, 180 lbs, PG, Virginia Tech

Draft profiles: Erick Green, 6'4, 180 lbs, PG, Virginia Tech
Athletically, Green won't knock your socks-off at the point-guard position, but he is not some stiff.  Green has great front-line speed, but lacks elite lateral quickness and vertical.  However, Green has a nice wing-span at 6’7, and can glide over the court. ...

Draft profiles: Tyshawn Taylor, 6'4, 180 lbs, PG, Kansas, Senior

Draft profiles: Tyshawn Taylor, 6'4, 180 lbs, PG, Kansas, Senior
Tyshawn Tyalor's a tantalizing point guard prospect that spent four years at Kansas due to immaturity in his game on and off the court.   Taylor has the size/speed to be a very valuable point guard at the next level, but can he maximize it?  He also has the ability to be a combo guard in spurts...
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Draft profiles: Marquis Teague, 6'2, 185 lbs, PG, Kentucky

Draft profiles: Marquis Teague, 6'2, 185 lbs, PG, Kentucky
Teague's a very fast point guard coming out after his freshman year at Kentucky.  Considering the hype coming into a Kentucky that won the championship, he did merely okay for a loaded team.  While being their only ball-handler, Teague shows nice flashes of speed in the open court, but also limitations when his shot is not falling or he struggled to get to the rack...