Updated as of 6/1/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2020 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 26
Projected Draft Range: Late 1st to 2nd Round
Decent scorer off the dribble
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Decent defender that can get steals and blocks
Needs to improve his shooting
Can struggle to score in traffic
Needs to improve his playmaking skills
Can have lapses defensively
Overshadowed by his higher profile teammates
Cassius Stanley came virtually out of nowhere to have a tremendous showing at the 2019 State Farm Champions Classic to help get Duke a narrow win over Kansas.
Stanley showed off eye-popping athleticism by rattling off a couple of thunderous dunks on the break, and he was active in making plays on both sides of the ball. Stanley is a tremendous athlete that may possess considerable upside, and he could project to be a solid, two-way player in the NBA.
However, he’s struggled to consistently make jump shots, and has at times struggled both with his ability to score in the half court as well as his on-ball defense. Stanley is a talented player that may project to go in the late first to the second round range of the 2020 draft.
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