Amir Hinton

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

Pros:

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

Cons:

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

Summary:

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.

Links:

ESPN Draft Profile

RealGM Profile

Shaw University Bio

ESPN’s Article on Hinton Declaring For The Draft