Updated on 12/31/20. Written by Alan Lu.
College: Miami (Fl)
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round
Tremendous free throw generator
Fairly good playmaker
Fairly good rebounder for his size
Needs to improve his shooting
Lacks an elite first step off the dribble
May have shot selection issues
Unselfish to a fault
Can tend to over-dribble, which can lead to turnovers
Earl Timberlake is an athletic, energetic combo guard that can comfortably run the point, and he is a solid defender that can lock down his man to get stops for his team. He will need to improve his jump shot and learn to play more under control on offense, but Timberlake’s size, athleticism, and ability to play multiple positions could enable him to go in the second round range for the 2021 draft.
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