Aaron Wiggins

Updated as of 7/31/2021, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2021 rankings were finalized on 7/29/21.

Height: 6-6
Weight: 190
College: Maryland
Classification: Junior
Birthdate: 1/2/1999

2021 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 75
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted
2021 NBA Draft: Round 2, Pick 55 by the Oklahoma City Thunder

Pros:

Solid shooter, especially from deep
Decent scorer off the dribble
Can post up smaller players
Excels at scoring on the move
Decent playmaker
Moves well off the ball on offense
Adequate rebounder
Adequate defender
Solid athlete

Cons:

Streaky shooter
Can struggle to score in traffic
Does not draw many free throws
Can be careless on offense, which can lead to turnovers
Can have lapses defensively

Summary:

Aaron Wiggins is an athletic, skilled swingman that had received some buzz as a draft prospect, and he may project into a 3 and D role in the NBA.  Wiggins’ shooting percentages have fluctuated over the first two seasons, but he put forth a solid junior season that culminated with him having scored 27 points and having made 5 threes in his team’s second round loss to Alabama in the second round of the 2021 NCA Tournament.  Currently, he projects to be a second round prospect in the 2021 draft.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
YouTube via Matthew Love Ball’s Highlights of the 2/26/20 Maryland-Minnesota Game
YouTube’s Highlights of the 3/22/21 Maryland-Alabama Game via March Madness
NBA G-League’s 2021 G-League Elite Camp Player Measurements

Games Scouted:
12/10/19 Maryland vs. Penn State
6/20/21 G-League Elite Camp
6/25/21 The 2021 NBA Draft Combine

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