Earl Timberlake

Created on 9/23/20.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-5
Weight: 215
College: Miami (Fl)
Classification: Freshman
Birthdate: 11/4/2000

Projected Draft Range: Late 1st to 2nd Round

Pros:

Tremendous free throw generator
Fairly good playmaker
Fairly good rebounder for his size
Decent rebounder
Solid defender
Good athlete

Cons:

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

Summary:

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 late first to the second round range for the 2021 draft.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
ESPN’s 2021 NBA Mock Draft
Miami (FL) Bio
Rivals’ Profile
247Sports’ Profile

Games Scouted:
1/28/20 DeMatha Catholic vs. Paul VI

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