Josh Carlton

Updated on 4/18/22.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-11
Weight: 245
College: Houston
Classification: Fifth-Year Senior
Birthdate: 2/26/1999

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

Decent low post scorer
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Good rebounder
Solid defender
Decent shot blocker
Above average athlete
Solid motor

Cons:

Needs to improve his face-up game
Must extend his shooting range
Needs to improve his playmaking skills
Can be too passive on offense
Relative late bloomer

Summary:

Josh Carlton is a strong, mobile big man that played at Connecticut before transferring to Houston.  He has been a solid interior player for his team this year, and he’s helped lead them to get to the 2022 NCAA Tournament.  He will need to continue to improve his offensive skill set, but his ability to defend and make plays in the paint could enable him to compete for a roster spot in the NBA someday.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
Houston Cougars Basketball Bio

Games Scouted:
12/3/20 Connecticut vs. USC
4/14/22 Day 2 of the 2022 PIT
4/15/22 Day 3 of the 2022 PIT

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

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