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  • Doug Christie’s Pre-Draft Breakdown – Killian Hayes

    PLAYER PROFILE: Killian Hayes (PG/SG) France 6’5 – 176lbs ANALYSIS: -Elite size -Great in transition -Great passer -Still learning PG position STRENGTHS: -Court vision -P&R play -Basketball IQ AREAS OF IMPROVEMENT: -Good not elite athlete -Strengthen & bulk up body -Left hand dominant -Consistency in shot -Tunnel vision on drives PRO COMPARISON: Spencer Dinwiddie – […]
  • Doug Christie’s Pre-Draft Breakdown – Leandro Bolmaro

    PLAYER PROFILE: Leandro Bolmaro (SG/SF) FC Barcelona (Spain) 6’7 – 185lbs ANALYSIS: -Good playmaker -Crafty -Shows potential defensively STRENGTHS: -Ball handling -P&R play -Basketball IQ AREAS OF IMPROVEMENT: -Speed (quick not fast) -Strength -Perimeter shooting -First step -Can be wild at times PRO COMPARISON: Manu Ginóbili (SG – SAS) HIGHLIGHTS: ______________________________________________________________________________ PREVIOUS BREAKDOWN’S
  • Doug Christie’s Pre-Draft Breakdown – Malachi Flynn

    PLAYER PROFILE: Malachi Flynn (PG – 22 years old) San Diego State University / Washington State (Transfered) 6’1 – 185lbs ANALYSIS: -Good in P&R -Takes (and makes) big shots -Has great court vision STRENGTHS: -Playmaking -Shooting -On-ball defense (Mountain West DPOY) AREAS OF IMPROVEMENT: -Strength -Ability to play through contact -Ability to get to the […]
  • Doug Christie’s Pre-Draft Breakdown – Obi Toppin

    PLAYER PROFILE: Obi Toppin (SF/PF – 22 years old) Dayton University 6’9 – 220lbs ANALYSIS: -Late bloomer -Plays above the rim -Moves well without the ball -Unselfish STRENGTHS: -Athletism -Dynamic scorer -P&R ability (on the roll & catch and shoot) AREAS OF IMPROVEMENT: -Footspeed -FT % (70% in college) -Ball handling Post & perimeter game […]
  • Doug Christie’s Pre-Draft Breakdown – Kira Lewis

    PLAYER PROFILE: Kira Lewis (PG) Alabama University 6’3 – 165lbs ANALYSIS: -Smooth -Can create his own shot -Good/quick defender (can get better with improved footspeed)- STRENGTHS: -Quick 1st step -Good vision when driving -Spot up shooting AREAS OF IMPROVEMENT: -Strength -Off-the-dribble shooting -P&R play -Size limitations PRO COMPARISON: Darren Collison (PG – NOH, IND, DAL, […]
  • Doug Christie’s Pre-Draft Breakdown – Devin Vassell

    PLAYER PROFILE: Devin Vassell (SG/SF – 20 years old) Florida State University 6’7 – 200lbs ANALYSIS: -Has a nice looking shot -Defensively solid -Lead FSU in per game rebounding (5.1) STRENGTHS: -Shooting -Rebounding potiental -On & Off ball Defense AREAS OF IMPROVEMENT: -Needs to learn how to play through contact -Needs to put on more […]
  • Doug Christie’s Pre-Draft Breakdown – Jaden McDaniels

    PLAYER PROFILE: Jaden McDaniels (SF/PF – 20 years old) University of Washington 6’10 – 200lbs ANALYSIS: -Immensely talented -Position-less (in a good way!) -Has a lot of growth, but upside could be worth it -How bad does he want it? STRENGTHS: -Transition game -Good from the midrange -High potential AREAS OF IMPROVEMENT: -Strength -Consistency -Ball […]
  • Doug Christie’s Pre-Draft Breakdown – Tyrese Maxey

    PLAYER PROFILE: Tyrese Maxey (PG) University of Kentucky 6’0 – 200lbs ANALYSIS: -Combo guard -Can shoot it (inconsistent, but it’s getting better!!) -Drive & Dish game -Great attitude STRENGTHS: -Speed -Strength -Competitive spirit AREAS OF IMPROVEMENT: -Consistency -Shot selection -Undersized to play 2 PRO COMPARISON: Collin Sexton (PG – CLE) Cuttino Mobley – (SG – […]
  • Doug Christie’s Pre-Draft Breakdown – Saddiq Bey

    PLAYER PROFILE: Saddiq Bey (PF) – 21yrs old Villanova University 6’8 – 216lbs ANALYSIS: -Can shoot it (spot up/catch & shoot) -Patient (doesn’t force it) -Possibility to guard 2-4 -Slow feet STRENGTHS -Puts in work on defense -Athleticism -Good defensive anticipation -High basketball IQ AREAS OF IMPROVEMENT -Develop shot off the dribble -Playmaking PRO COMPARISON […]
  • Doug Christie’s Pre-Draft Breakdown – Aaron Nesmith

    PLAYER PROFILE: Aaron Nesmith (SF) – 21yrs old Vanderbilt University 6’6 – 215lbs ANALYSIS: -Pure shooter -Nice range -Quick release -Can he come back from his foot injury? -Has an old man game (in a good way!) STRENGTHS -Puts in work on defense -Athleticism -Good defensive anticipation -High basketball IQ AREAS OF IMPROVEMENT -Foot speed […]