Page updated as of 4/8/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2017 rankings were finalized on 6/22/2017.
2017 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 60
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted
2017 NBA Draft: Round 2, Pick 52 by the New Orleans Pelicans (Rights traded to the Indiana Pacers)
Very good scorer off the dribble
Excels at scoring on the move
Tremendous free throw generator
Adequate defensive player that can get steals
Versatile player that can play multiple positions
Needs to improve his shooting
Can miss shots wildly around the basket
Can be careless on offense, which can lead to turnovers
Can have lapses defensively
Plays in a zone defensive scheme
Must add more strength
Has had substantial knee injuries
Edmond Sumner is an athletic, combo guard that possesses the versatility to excel as a two-way player in the NBA. He can help a team in many ways, as he can bring solid scoring, playmaking, and defensive skills to them. If he can improve his jump shot, he can solidify a spot in the first round in 2017.
USA Today Article on Edmond Sumner
ESPN Article on Edmond Sumner Out for the Rest of the ’16-17 Season
YouTube Video via alex_sport 1 of a 12-3-16 Game vs. Xavier
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