John Petty

Updated as of 4/28/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-5
Weight: 190
College: Alabama
Classification: Junior
Birthdate: 12/3/1998

2020 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 62
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

Good shooter, especially from deep
Excels at scoring on the move
Moves fairly well off the ball
Adequate playmaker
Adequate rebounder for his size
Fairly good defender
Good athlete

Cons:

Struggles to create his own shot
Needs to improve his free throw shooting
Streaky shooter
Not an elite ball handler, can be turnover prone
Does not collect enough steals or blocks

Summary:

John Petty is an athletic, skilled swingman that projects to be a shooting specialist in the NBA.  He is a very good three-point shooter that moves well off the ball, and he also can run off screens to make shots from long-distance.

He also does a fairly good job of using off-ball movement to get additional scores on offense.   However, he will need to improve in the other facets of the game.  Right now, he projects to be a second round prospect for the 2020 draft.

Links:

RealGM Profile

ESPN Draft Profile

NBADraft.Net Profile

DraftExpress Profile

Games Scouted:

12/9/17 Alabama vs. Arizona

12/22/17 Alabama vs. Texas

1/27/18 Alabama vs. Oklahoma

2/24/18 Alabama vs. Arkansas

3/15/18 Alabama vs. Virginia Tech

11/26/18 Alabama vs. Murray State
11/27/19 Alabama vs. North Carolina

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