Anthony Polite

Created on 3/24/21.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-6
Weight: 215
College: Florida State
Classification: Redshirt Junior
Birthdate: 6/21/1997

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Decent shooter
Decent scorer off the dribble
Decent playmaker
Decent rebounder
Fairly good defender
Solid athlete

Cons:
Needs to improve his free throw shooting
May struggle to consistently create his own shot
Unselfish to a fault
Can gamble too much defensively
Late bloomer
Old for a draft prospect, may have limited upside

Summary:
Anthony Polite is an athletic, energetic swingman that could project into a 3 and D role in the NBA.  He is having a solid junior season this year, and he recently scored 22 points and he made 4 three-pointers in his team’s second round win over Colorado in the 2021 NCAA Tournament.  Currently, he projects to be a borderline second round candidate in the 2021 draft.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
Florida State Basketball Bio

Games Scouted:
12/9/20 Florida State vs. Indiana
3/22/21 Florida State vs. Colorado

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