Coleman Hawkins

Updated on 5/30/24.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-10
Weight: 225
College: Illinois
Classification: Senior
Birthdate: 12/10/2001

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

Solid shooter for a big man, has stretch big potential
Adequate low post scorer
Adequate scorer off the dribble
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Solid playmaker for his size
Adequate playmaker
Above average athlete

Cons:

Streaky shooter
Lacks an elite first step off the dribble
Can be too passive on offense
Not an elite ball handler, can be turnover prone
Not an elite rebounder
Struggles to guard quicker players

Summary:

Coleman Hawkins is a mobile, skilled big man that has a variety of skills that could prove to be useful at the next level. He is a versatile player that can score from anywhere on the floor, and he also is an unselfish player that will look to find the open man and can rack up assists. He will need to show that he can consistently play well against more athletic opponents, but he is a versatile player that could end up being a second round pick in the 2025 draft.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
ESPN Draft Profile
Sports Reference Page

Games Scouted:
1/3/20 Prolific Prep vs. Word of God Academy
2/7/20 Prolific Prep vs. Trinity International School
12/6/21 Illinois vs. Iowa
5/18/23 Game 3 of the 2023 NBA Draft Combine
1/5/24 Illinois vs. Purdue
3/28/24 Illinois vs. Iowa State

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