Page updated as of 4/9/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2019 rankings were finalized on 6/19/2019.
2019 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 7
Projected Draft Range: Lottery
2019 NBA Draft: Round 1, Pick 5 by the Cleveland Cavaliers
Very good shooter, especially from deep
Adequate scorer off the dribble
Very good free throw shooter
Decent defender that can get steals
Lacks an elite first step off the dribble
Can be turnover prone
May gamble too much defensively
A bit undersized at the point
Not an elite athlete
Missed most of the season due to a left knee injury
Darius Garland is a smart, skilled playmaker that can make shots, especially from downtown. He is an athletic point guard that could immediately be one of the best at his position to come out of this draft class, as he could be a potential lottery pick in 2019.
ESPN’s Article on Garland’s Knee Injury
11/11/18 Vanderbilt vs. USC
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