Darius Garland

Height: 6-2
Weight: 175
College: Vanderbilt
Classification: Freshman
Birthdate: 1/26/2000

2019 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 7
Projected Draft Range: Lottery
2019 NBA Draft: Round 1, Pick 5 by the Cleveland Cavaliers

Pros:

Very good shooter, especially from deep
Adequate scorer off the dribble
Very good free throw shooter
Adequate playmaker
Decent rebounder
Decent defender that can get steals
Good athlete

 
Cons:

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

 
Summary:

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.

 

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ESPN’s Article on Garland’s Knee Injury