Duane Washington Jr.

Updated on 7/26/21.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-3
Weight: 197
College: Ohio State
Classification: Junior
Birthdate: 3/24/2000

2021 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 97
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:
Solid scorer off the dribble
Decent shooter
Very good free throw shooter
Handles the ball well
Adequate defender
Above average athlete

Cons:
Prone to hoisting up questionable shots
Does not draw enough free throws
Can be too scoring focused on offense
Needs to improve his rebounding
Can be unfocused defensively
Not a true point guard, but is undersized to play the two

Summary:
Duane Washington Jr. is an agile, skilled combo guard that can shoot and score the basketball. He is currently playing on one of the best college basketball teams in the country. He will need to be a more consistent shooter in games, and he will need to improve his assist totals, but his ability to make shots may make him a borderline second round candidate for the 2021 draft.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
NBA G-League’s 2021 G-League Elite Camp Player Measurements
YouTube’s Highlights of the 3/13/21 Ohio State-Michigan Game via DN Highlights

Games Scouted:
6/20/21 G-League Elite Camp
6/21/21 G-League Elite Camp
6/25/21 The 2021 NBA Draft Combine

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