Page updated as of 4/8/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2017 rankings were finalized on 6/22/2017.
College: Wake Forest
2017 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 13
Projected Draft Range: Mid 1st Round
2017 NBA Draft: Round 1, Pick 19 by the Atlanta Hawks
Strong finisher around the basket
Good low post scorer
Excels at scoring on the move
Decent scorer off the dribble
Decent mid-range shooter
Tremendous free throw generator
Very good rebounder
Good shot blocker
Rock solid motor
Has long arms
Can struggle to finish plays in traffic
Really needs to improve his passing ability
Can play too wildly on offense
Can be quite undisciplined defensively, which can lead to fouls
Did not see much playing time last year
John Collins is an athletic big man that may have an intriguing set of skills. He is a high motor player that can score on a lot of hustle plays, and he also is a good low post scorer that possesses a great shooting touch around the basket.
Plus, he also is a very good rebounder and shot blocker, but Collins can also tend to be incredibly foul prone at times. Right now, Collins has been rising up draft boards due to having a very good sophomore season. With his skill set, he could end up being a very good player in the NBA.
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