Rui Hachimura

Rui Hachimura Scouting Report

June 10, 2019 R. C. Harris 0

While he may not be a household name in the United States, Rui Hachimura has been a star on the international level for some time, especially in his home country of Japan.  Scouts began to take note as far back as the 2014 U17 World Cup, when he played for the Japanese national team.  He led all scorers in that tournament with an average of [ . . . ]

Cam Reddish

Cam Reddish Scouting Report

June 7, 2019 R. C. Harris 0

The team that selects Cam Reddish will do so based far more on potential than on what he did this season as a freshman.  To put it mildly, he struggled to mesh with Duke’s other stars, Zion Williamson and R. J. Barrett, who dominated the ball and clogged up the paint.  For the most part, Reddish took on the role of a spot-up shooter, who [ . . . ]

De'Andre Hunter

De’Andre Hunter Scouting Report

June 6, 2019 R. C. Harris 0

De’Andre Hunter is a versatile combo forward, who possesses a great combination of athleticism, length and strength, and can play inside and out on both ends of the court.  Not one to demand the ball, and playing for the slow-paced Cavaliers, he did not produce eye-popping numbers during his two years at Virginia, but he proved during this year’s National Championship game that he can [ . . . ]

Jarrett Culver

Jarrett Culver Scouting Report

June 4, 2019 R. C. Harris 0

Jarrett Culver, who led the Texas Tech Red Raiders to the NCAA Championship game this year, has prototypical size for a shooting guard and an all-around game to match.  The sophomore was a Consensus All-American selection, and was named Big 12 Player of the Year.  He finished in the top ten in conference in numerous categories, including field-goal percentage (46.1), points per game (18.5), rebounds [ . . . ]

Nic Claxton

Nicolas Claxton Scouting Report

June 3, 2019 Brendan O'Sullivan 0

After a relatively quiet freshman season at Georgia, Nicolas Claxton came alive as a sophomore, and gained NBA scouts’ attention, all while following in his father’s footsteps. The father, Charles Claxton, was a four-year center for the Georgia Bulldogs in 1991-1995. The son only played in two seasons at UGA and is now taking his talents to the NBA. Claxton is a 6-foot-11, 217-pound center/power [ . . . ]

R. J. Barrett

R. J. Barrett Scouting Report

June 1, 2019 R. C. Harris 0

Rowan Alexander “R. J.” Barrett has been on the NBA’s radar for a long time, even before he led Canada to a gold medal in the 2017 FIBA Under-19 Basketball World Cup.  He was named the MVP of that tournament, outshining players such as Rui Hachimura, Cam Reddish, and Romeo Langford.  A year later, he arrived at Duke as the top-ranked high school prospect in [ . . . ]