David Johnson

Updated as of 7/31/2021, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2021 rankings were finalized on 7/29/21.

Height: 6-4
Weight: 203
College: Louisville
Classification: Sophomore
Birthdate: 2/26/2001

2021 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 47
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted
2021 NBA Draft: Round 2, Pick 47 by the Toronto Raptors


Decent scorer off the dribble
Decent shooter
Can post up smaller players
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Decent playmaker
Solid rebounder
Solid defender
Solid athlete
Versatile player that can play multiple positions


Can be reluctant to shoot threes
Inconsistent shooter
Needs to improve his free throw shooting
Can be careless on offense, which can lead to turnovers
Can play too wildly on offense
Can be undisciplined defensively


David Johnson is an athletic, skilled combo guard that has a variety of skills that could prove to be useful at the next level.  He had a breakout game in his team’s road win over Duke, as he scored 19 points, and notched 7 assists, 4 rebounds, 3 steals, and 2 blocks off the bench to get his team the victory.  Johnson is a talented playmaker that can run the point, and he projects to go in the second round range in the 2021 draft.


RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
Courier Journal’s Article on Johnson Returning to Louisville
The NBA’s 2021 NBA Draft Combine Player Measurements

Games Scouted:

1/18/20 Louisville vs. Duke
2/24/20 Louisville vs. Florida State
12/26/20 Louisville vs. Kentucky
1/18/21 Louisville vs. Florida State
1/23/21 Louisville vs. Duke
6/24/21 The 2021 NBA Draft Combine

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