Derrick Alston Jr.

Updated as of 8/4/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-8
Weight: 185
College: Boise State
Classification: Redshirt Senior
Birthdate: 9/17/1997

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round

Pros:

Excels at scoring on the move
Decent shooter
Adequate scorer off the dribble
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
Does not collect enough steals or blocks
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.

Alston’s Birthdate is said to be on September 17th, but year is unknown via Boise State Men’s Basketball’s Facebook Page

Games Scouted:

3/6/20 Boise State vs. San Diego State

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