DeAndre Ayton

Height: 7-0

Weight: 250

College: Arizona

Classification: Freshman

Birthdate: 7/23/1998

2018 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 1

​Projected Draft Range: Top 5

2018 NBA Draft: Round 1, Pick 1 by the Phoenix Suns

Pros:

Strong finisher around the basket

Very good low post scorer

Very good scorer off the dribble

Good shooter, has stretch big potential

Excels at scoring on the move

Very good free throw shooter

Adequate playmaker for a big man

Tremendous rebounder

Decent shot blocker

Gifted athlete

Great size to play inside​

Cons:

Needs to improve his outside shot

May need to tweak his shooting mechanics

Needs to improve his defense

Not an elite shot blocker

Can be a bit foul prone

Has a reputation for not showing a great motor​

Summary:

DeAndre Ayton is an athletic, skilled big man that can shoot, score, and rebound the basketball.  He can help his team in a number of ways, and he is arguably the most skilled big man in this draft.  With his skill set, he may be a solid contender to be the top pick next year.

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