Garrison Brooks

Updated as of 6/26/2022, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2022 Rankings were finalized on 6/23/22.

Height: 6-9
Weight: 230
College: Mississippi State
Classification: Fifth-Year Senior
Birthdate: 6/29/1999

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted


Solid finisher around the basket
Solid low post scorer
Decent shooter for a big man, has stretch big potential
Excels at scoring on the move
Adequate playmaker
Decent rebounder
Solid athlete
Solid motor


Needs to improve his free throw shooting
Needs to improve his face-up game
Can be too scoring focused on offense
Does not block enough shots
Can tend to have lapses defensively
Can be too inconsistent in games


Garrison Brooks is an athletic, energetic big man that can score in the post, and he also is an underrated passer for a player his size.  He has a solid set of low post moves that he can use to score, and he also can make some mid-range jump shots.  He will need to improve his rebounding and will need to be a more disciplined defender on a consistent basis.  Recently, he showed a much improved outside shot at Mississippi State, and he also played well at the 2022 Portsmouth Invitational.  Currently, he is a borderline second round candidate for the 2022 draft.

RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
247Sports’ Article on Brooks Entering the Transfer Portal
The Charlotte Observer’s Article on Brooks Transferring to Mississippi State

Games Scouted:
11/12/18 North Carolina vs. Stanford
2/11/19 North Carolina vs. Virginia
11/27/19 North Carolina vs. Alabama
2/8/20 North Carolina vs. Duke
2/25/20 North Carolina vs. NC State
12/1/20 North Carolina vs. Stanford
12/2/20 North Carolina vs. Texas
12/8/20 North Carolina vs. Iowa
1/26/21 North Carolina vs. Pittsburgh
2/6/21 North Carolina vs. Duke
4/13/22 K& D vs. Roger Brown’s Restaurant – Day 1 of the 2022 PIT
4/14/22 Day 2 of the 2022 PIT
4/16/22 Day 4 of the 2022 PIT

Other Articles:
4/18/22 Picks for the 2022 All-Portsmouth Teams

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