Dawson Garcia

Updated on 7/9/21.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-10
Weight: 225
College: North Carolina
Classification: Sophomore
Birthdate: 9/20/2001

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

Decent low post scorer
Decent shooter, has stretch big potential
Adequate scorer off the dribble
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Decent rebounder
Adequate defender
Above average athlete
Solid motor

Cons:

Streaky shooter
Struggles to score in traffic
Needs to improve his playmaking skills
Not an elite rebounder
Not an elite shot blocker
Struggles to guard quicker players
Not an elite athlete

Summary:

Dawson Garcia is a skilled, mobile big man that has versatile scoring skills.  He can sometimes tend to be too inconsistent in games, but his ability to knock down outside shots and score in the post, combined with his motor may make him an intriguing second round prospect for the 2022 draft.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
NBA G-League’s 2021 G-League Elite Camp Player Measurements

Games Scouted:
12/1/20 Marquette vs. Oklahoma State
6/20/21 Day 1 of the 2021 G-League Elite Camp
6/21/21 Final Day of the 2021 G-League Elite Camp

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