Christian Braun

Updated on 6/25/22.  Written by Alan Lu.
2022 Rankings were finalized on 6/23/22.

Height: 6-6
Weight: 215
College: Kansas
Classification: Junior
Birthdate: 4/17/2001

2022 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 24
Projected Draft Range: Late 1st to 2nd Round
2022 NBA Draft: Round 1, Pick 21 by the Denver Nuggets

Pros:

Decent scorer off the dribble
Decent shooter
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Solid playmaker
Solid rebounder
Solid defender
Above average athlete
Solid motor

Cons:

Streaky shooter
Can struggle to score in traffic
Not an elite ball handler
Struggles to guard quicker players
Not an elite athlete

Summary:

Christian Braun is a skilled swingman that had a very good junior season at Kansas, and he helped lead them to win the National Championship this year.  He is a tall swingman that can shoot and score the basketball, and he has excelled in his role on the team.  He can sometimes be rather inconsistent in games, but he is an offensively skilled player that currently projects to go in the late first to the second round range for the 2022 draft.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile

Games Scouted:
1/8/20 Kansas vs. Iowa State
11/26/20 Kansas vs. Gonzaga
1/18/21 Kansas vs. Baylor
1/24/22 Kansas vs. Texas Tech
1/29/22 Kansas vs. Kentucky
3/27/22 Kansas vs. Miami (Fl)
4/2/22 Kansas vs. Villanova
4/4/22 Kansas vs. North Carolina
5/19/22 Day 1 of the 2022 NBA Draft Combine Scrimmage Games

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