Julian Strawther

Updated on 11/27/20.  Written by Alan Lu.


Height: 6-7
Weight: 210
College: Gonzaga
Classification: Freshman
Birthdate: 4/18/2002

Projected Draft Range: Likely Undrafted

Pros:

Decent scorer off the dribble
Can post up smaller players
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Decent rebounder
Adequate defender that can get steals and blocks
Above average athlete

Cons:

Needs to improve his shooting
Needs to improve his free throw shooting
Prone to hoisting up questionable shots
Needs to improve his playmaking skills
Can tend to force the issue too much on offense
Can be undisciplined defensively

Summary:

Julian Strawther is an athletic, skilled scorer that can make shots in a variety of ways.  He has solid strength that allows him to get numerous scores off the dribble and in the post, and he excels at finishing plays in the paint to score the basketball.  He will need to improve his passing ability and jump shot, but his ability to make shots and put up points in a hurry could enable him to be a second round pick sometime down the road.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
Rivals’ Page
Burlison on Basketball’s Article on Strawther Scoring 44 Points in Loss to Rancho Christian

Games Scouted:
12/14/19 Liberty HS vs. Rancho Christian
11/26/20 Gonzaga vs. Kansas

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