Aaron Henry

Updated as of 8/4/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-6
Weight: 215
College: Michigan State
Classification: Junior
Birthdate: 8/30/1999

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round

Pros:

Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Adequate shooter
Fairly good playmaker
Adequate rebounder for his size
Adequate defender
Good athlete

Cons:

Struggles to consistently create his own shot
Needs to improve his free throw shooting
Does not draw enough free throws
Can be too passive on offense
Can be turnover prone
Low volume offensive player
Can be undisciplined defensively

Summary:

Aaron Henry is an athletic, swingman that can score the basketball in a variety of ways.  He had a very good showing in the 2019 NCAA Tournament.  He is an unselfish player that can rack up assists, but his shooting percentages took a bit of a hit, as he struggled to take on more volume this year.

He’ll need to be more assertive on offense, as he has a tendency to fade into the background too much.  Currently, he projects to be a second round prospect for the 2021 draft.  If things break his way, he could project to be an effective rotation player for an NBA team in the association.

Links:

RealGM Profile

ESPN Draft Profile

NBADraft.Net Profile

Games Scouted:
4/6/19 Michigan State vs. Texas Tech
11/5/19 Michigan State vs. Kentucky
12/3/19 Michigan State vs. Duke

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