Damyean Dotson

Page updated as of 4/8/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2017 rankings were finalized on 6/22/2017.

Height: 6-5
Weight: 202
College: Houston
Classification: Senior
Birthdate: 5/6/1994

2017 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 57

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

2017 NBA Draft: Round 2, Pick 44 by the New York Knicks


Very good shooter, especially from deep

Good scorer off the dribble

Excels at scoring on the move

Is a threat to score off of screens

Very good free throw shooter

Good playmaker

Good rebounder

Fairly good defensive player

Solid athlete

Smart player that has a good feel for the game


May lack an elite first step off the dribble

Does not draw many free throws

Does not collect many steals or blocks

Old for a draft prospect, may have limited upside

Potential character risk, was dismissed from his first school due to allegations


Damyean Dotson is a talented, athletic swingman that likely projects into a shooting specialist role if he makes his way to the NBA.  He is a solid shooter that moves quite well off the ball, and he can make numerous jumpers off the catch, dribble, as well as off of screens.  He also seems to have a tendency to make the right play on the court, as he was an integral role player in his first two seasons at Oregon.

​On the down side, he was dismissed after his sophomore year as he was accused of being in a major off-court incident, which forced him to transfer to another school.  Surely, NBA teams could delve deep into this, and they will have to find out for themselves if Dotson should be a player that they take a chance on.​

But definitely, Damyean Dotson had a very good Portsmouth Invitational tournament this year, as he helped his team win the PIT title and he also took home the MVP honors, as that could increase his chances to land on a roster in the NBA.


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