Edmond Sumner

Page updated as of 4/8/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2017 rankings were finalized on 6/22/2017.

Height: 6-5
Weight: 180
College: Xavier
Classification: Sophomore
Birthdate: 12/31/1995

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)

Pros:

Very good scorer off the dribble

Excels at scoring on the move

Tremendous free throw generator

Good playmaker

Decent rebounder

Adequate defensive player that can get steals

Great athlete

Versatile player that can play multiple positions

Cons:

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

Summary:

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.

Links:

ESPN Draft Profile

DraftExpress Profile

RealGM Profile

USA Today Article on Edmond Sumner

ESPN Article on Edmond Sumner Out for the Rest of the โ€™16-17 Season

YouTube Video via alex_sport 1 of a 12-3-16 Game vs. Xavierโ€‹

Games Scouted:

11/18/16 Xavier vs. Clemson

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