Derrick Alston Jr.

Updated as of 5/8/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.

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

2020 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 82
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

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 the son of former NBA player, Derrick Alston, and Derrick Alston Jr. could be a potential second round pick in 2020.

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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