Tag: Shooting Guard

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: Tim Hardaway Jr., 6'6, 200 lbs, SG, Michigan

Draft profiles: Tim Hardaway Jr., 6'6, 200 lbs, SG, Michigan
Tim Hardaway Jr. came to Michigan with medium expectations despite the fact that he is 6 inches taller and more athletic than his famous dad, Tim Hardaway Sr. (aka “Killer Crossover”) and surprised many folks...

Draft profiles: Reggie bullock, 6'7, 205 lbs, SG, North Carolina

Draft profiles: Reggie bullock, 6'7, 205 lbs, SG, North Carolina
Athletically, Bullock is an above average athlete with great size at the shooting guard position.  Bullock glides around the court, possesses average vertical leaping ability, and above average lateral quickness.  His athletic gifts give him high defensive potential at the next level...
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Draft profiles: Will barton, 6'6, 180 lbs, SG, Memphis, Sophomore

Draft profiles: Will barton, 6'6, 180 lbs, SG, Memphis, Sophomore
A Heralded recruit two years ago, Barton possesses a lot of pizzazz to go along with great athleticism at the shooting guard position.  While a good talent, can he use his talent effectively in the NBA...

Draft profiles: Jared Cunningham, 6'4, 200 lbs, SG, Oregon State

Draft profiles: Jared Cunningham, 6'4, 200 lbs, SG, Oregon State
Coming into the draft, Cunningham might be the most under-rated, athletic freak shooting guard prospect around.  He's one of those players that probably sneaks into the late first round due to his explosiveness and potential while still needing considerable development...

Draft profiles: John Jenkins, 6'4, 215 lbs, SG, Vanderbilt

Draft profiles: John Jenkins, 6'4, 215 lbs, SG, Vanderbilt
Jenkins comes into this draft as arguably the best shooter in the draft, a sniper from all over the court...
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Draft profiles: Orlando johnson, 6'5, 220 lbs, SG, UCSB

Draft profiles: Orlando johnson, 6'5, 220 lbs, SG, UCSB
Johnson's a sleeper pick from a low to mid-major type school, UCSB.   He's strong as an ox, has a tremendous wingspan at 6’11, and is a solid shooter.  He overcomes a lot of weaknesses with a solid all-around game, but most importantly, his will to win...

Draft profiles: Kevin murphy, 6'7, 190 lbs., SG, Tennessee Tech

Draft profiles: Kevin murphy, 6'7, 190 lbs., SG, Tennessee Tech
Murphy is one of those late bloomers that is likely to rise up the charts as it gets closer to the draft.  He's an under-rated prospect but will likely impress in individual workouts by the time draft week comes around...

Draft profiles: Jeremy lamb, 6'5, 190, SG, UCONN, Sophomore

Draft profiles: Jeremy lamb, 6'5, 190, SG, UCONN, Sophomore
Lamb came into last season as one of the more hyped prospects for the upcoming draft.   As a Freshman, Jeremy started to come into his own as the secondary scorer to Kemba Walker.  He flashed a strong mid range game by working the floor to get to his spot and using step-back jumpers off the dribble...
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Draft profiles: Doron Lamb, 6'5, 205 lbs, SG, Kentucky sophomore

Draft profiles: Doron Lamb, 6'5, 205 lbs, SG, Kentucky sophomore
While 6’5, Doron is nothing to marvel at athletically.  He possesses above average lateral quickness, but needs to improve his defensive positioning. He's a fundamental defender more so than a disruptive one as he's rarely beaten but doesn't disrupt the defense with steals or blocks frequently either. Overall, he shouldn't become a liability on the floor defensively...