Amir Hinton

Page updated as of 4/12/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2019 rankings were finalized on 6/19/2019.

Height: 6-5
Weight: 190
College: Shaw
Classification: Junior
Birthdate: 2/14/1997

2019 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 83
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted


Fairly good scorer off the dribble
Decent shooter
Tremendous free throw generator
Prolific scorer that can do so at will
Terrific free throw shooter
Adequate playmaker
Adept at collecting steals
Very good athlete


Inconsistent shooter
Ball dominant scorer that may struggle in a reduced role
Can be turnover prone
Needs to improve his rebounding
Can be unfocused defensively
A bit undersized to play out on the wing
Has not played in Division I college basketball


Amir Hinton is a scoring guard that can get buckets in a variety of ways for his team.  He has been scoring at will at Shaw University, which was former Seattle SuperSonics’ guard, Flip Murray’s alma mater.  Hinton has been getting some draft buzz lately from ESPN, and he could end up being a second round pick in the upcoming draft.


ESPN Draft Profile

RealGM Profile

Shaw University Bio

ESPN’s Article on Hinton Declaring For The Draft

Games Scouted:

2/9/19 Shaw vs. Livingstone

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