D.J. Steward

Created on 9/19/20.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-2
Weight: 165
College: Duke
Classification: Freshman
Birthdate: 10/2/2001

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round

Pros:

Decent scorer off the dribble
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Solid rebounder for his size
Decent defender that can get steals
Good athlete

Cons:

Needs to improve his shooting
Can be reluctant to take jumpers
Can play too wildly on offense
Needs to improve his playmaking skills
Can have lapses defensively
Not a true point guard, but is undersized to play the two

Summary:

D.J. Steward is an athletic, energetic combo guard that excels at attacking the hoop to score the basketball, and he also is an active defender that can get plenty of steals for his team.  He will need to improve his jump shot and show that he can effectively run the point at higher levels.  Currently, he projects to be a second round prospect for the 2021 draft.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
ESPN’s 2021 NBA Mock Draft

Games Scouted:
11/25/19 Whitney Young vs. Morgan Park

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