D.J. Carton

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

Height: 6-1
Weight: 190
College: Marquette
Classification: Sophomore
Birthdate: 8/5/2000

Projected Draft Range: Late 1st to 2nd Round

Pros:

Decent scorer off the dribble
Decent shooter
Adequate playmaker
Adequate rebounder for his size
Adequate defender
Solid athlete

Cons:

Can struggle to score in traffic
Needs to improve his free throw shooting
Can be careless on offense, which can lead to turnovers
Can be too passive on offense
Does not collect enough steals or blocks
A bit undersized at the point

Summary:

D.J. Carton is an athletic, skilled playmaker that has a variety of skills that could prove to be useful at the next level.  He can shoot and score the basketball, and he had a solid freshman season prior to transferring from Ohio State.  Right now, he’s been flying under the radar as a draft prospect, but he is a talented player that could go in the first round of the 2021 draft.

Links:

RealGM Profile

NBADraft.Net Profile

DraftSite Profile

YouTube via Big Ten Network of Ohio State-Kent State’s Highlights

YouTube via Matthew Loves Ball’s Highlights of the 1/11/20 Ohio State-Indiana Game

ESPN’s Article on Carton Transferring to Marquette

Busting Brackets’ Article on Carton’s Eligibility, Granted Waiver to Play in the 2020-21 Season

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