Dave Duke

Updated on 1/20/21.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-5
Weight: 205
College: Providence
Classification: Junior
Birthdate: 10/13/1999

Projected Draft Range: Late 1st to 2nd Round

Pros:
Good shooter, especially from deep
Decent scorer off the dribble
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Fairly good playmaker
Decent rebounder
Above average athlete

Cons:
Lacks an elite first step off the dribble
Can struggle to score in traffic
Can play too wildly on offense
Does not always commit himself to the boards
Needs to improve his defense
Not an elite athlete

Summary:
Dave Duke is a skilled combo guard that can shoot and pass the basketball.  He is a solid marksman from beyond the arc, and he also can capably run the point if he is needed to do so.  He will need to improve his rebounding and defense, but he is a talented player that is having a good junior season, and he may have the skills to end up being a solid role player in the NBA.

Links:
ESPN Draft Profile
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
YouTube’s 2/5/20 Providence-Creighton Game via Friar TV

Games Scouted:
1/20/21 Providence vs. Creighton

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