Ben Sheppard

Updated on 6/28/23.  Written by Alan Lu.
2023 rankings were finalized on 6/22/23.

Height: 6-6
Weight: 190
College: Belmont
Classification: Senior
Birthdate: 7/16/2001

2023 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 49
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round
2023 NBA Draft: Round 1, Pick 26 by the Indiana Pacers


Good shooter, especially from deep
Decent scorer off the dribble
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Moves well off the ball on offense
Adequate playmaker
Decent defender
Above average athlete


Lacks an elite first step off the dribble
Can be undisciplined defensively
Not an elite athlete
Limited experience against top competition
Untested at higher levels


Ben Sheppard is an agile, skilled guard that can help his team in a variety of ways on offense. He recently declared to enter the 2023 draft, and he excels at making plays with the ball in his hands. He’ll need to show that he can continue to play well against upper-echelon opponents, but his ability to make shots and passes on offense combined with his length and athleticism could make him an intriguing option for NBA teams to consider on draft day.

RealGM Profile
DraftExpress’ Tweet on Ben Sheppard Declaring for the 2023 NBA Draft
YouTube’s Highlights of the 1/29/23 Belmont-Drake Game via Matthew Loves Ball

Games Scouted:
5/17/23 Game 2 of the 2023 NBA Draft Combine
5/18/23 Game 3 of the 2023 NBA Draft Combine

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