Updated as of 8/4/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round
Decent scorer off the dribble
Excels at scoring on the move
Can post up smaller players
Adequate defensive player
Needs to improve his shooting
Prone to hoisting up questionable shots
Tendency to over-dribble, which can lead to turnovers
Can play too wildly on offense
Can have lapses defensively
Can be too inconsistent in games
Chris Smith is a very athletic combo forward that excels at attacking the basket to score the basketball. He also may be able to defend multiple positions, but he will need to improve his jump shot and playmaking skills.
He had an underwhelming in his first two seasons in college, but Smith played well this year, as he turned in a solid junior season at UCLA. He is a a second round candidate for the 2021 draft.
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