Alex Barcello

Updated on 5/28/21.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-2
Weight: 180
College: BYU
Classification: Fifth-Year Senior
Birthdate: 8/31/1998

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:
Solid shooter, especially from deep
Decent scorer off the dribble
Adequate playmaker
Solid rebounder for his size

Cons:
Lacks an elite first step off the dribble
Can be careless on offense, which can lead to turnovers
Struggles to defend quicker players
Only an average athlete

Summary:
Alex Barcello is a skilled playmaker that can shoot and pass the basketball. He played two seasons at Arizona before transferring to BYU, and he has shot the ball very well at BYU. He will need to improve his defense and show that he can consistently play well against more athletic opponents. Currently, he projects to be a borderline second round candidate for the 2022 draft.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
Deseret News’ Article on Barcello Returning for his Fifth-Year Senior Season

Games Scouted:
3/9/21 BYU vs. Gonzaga

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