David Johnson

Updated as of 4/6/2021, scouting report written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-5
Weight: 185
College: Louisville
Classification: Sophomore
Birthdate: 2/26/2001

2021 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 48
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

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

Cons:

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

Summary:

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.

Links:

RealGM Profile

NBADraft.Net Profile

Courier Journal’s Article on Johnson Returning to Louisville

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

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