Grant Golden

Created on 11/30/20.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-10
Weight: 260
College: Richmond
Classification: Fifth-Year Senior
Birthdate: 1/15/1998

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:
Decent low post scorer
Adequate scorer off the dribble
Has stretch big potential
Solid playmaker
Adequate defender
Solid motor

Cons:
Needs to improve his outside shot
Not an elite rebounder
Not an elite shot blocker
Struggles to guard quicker players
Only an average athlete

Summary:
Grant Golden is a smart, skilled big man that is one of the best passing big men in college basketball.  He doesn’t have elite physical tools, but his high basketball IQ enables him to thrive as an offensive player in games.  He will need to show that he can consistently excel against more athletic players and he will need to be a consistent floor spacer at higher levels, but Golden’s basketball IQ and intangibles could allow him to make a team’s roster in the NBA.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
ESPN Player Card

Games Scouted:
3/3/20 Richmond vs. Davidson
11/29/20 Richmond vs. Kentucky

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