Derrick Alston Jr.

Updated as of 5/2/2021, scouting report written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-9
Weight: 190
College: Boise State
Classification: Redshirt Senior
Birthdate: 9/17/1997

2021 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 68
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

Decent shooter, especially from deep
Decent scorer off the dribble
Excels at scoring on the move
Adequate playmaker
Adequate defender
Good athlete
Good size to play multiple positions

Cons:

Inconsistent shooter
Lacks an elite first step off the dribble
Can be careless on offense, which can lead to turnovers
Needs to improve his rebounding
Can have lapses defensively
Has limited experience against top competition

Summary:

Derrick Alston Jr. is a tall, skilled swingman that can shoot and score the basketball. He’s also the son of former NBA player, Derrick Alston. Derrick Alston Jr. is an athletic scorer that can do so in a variety of ways, and he could be a second round pick in 2021.

Links:

RealGM Profile

ESPN Draft Profile

MWC Connection on Alston Jr.

Games Scouted:

3/6/20 Boise State vs. San Diego State
2/19/21 Boise State vs. Utah State
3/25/21 Boise State vs. Memphis

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