Updated on 7/31/21. Written by Alan Lu.
2021 rankings were finalized on 7/29/21.
2021 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 72
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted
Decent scorer off the dribble
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Very good rebounder
Adequate defender that can get steals and blocks
Needs to improve his shooting
Can be prone to hoisting up questionable shots
Lacks an elite first step off the dribble
Can be too scoring focused on offense
Needs to improve his defense
Justin Champagnie is an athletic, energetic swingman that had a good sophomore season for Pittsburgh. He can score the basketball in a variety of ways, and he is a terrific rebounder that can haul in many boards to help his team on offense. On the downside, he can sometimes be prone to taking questionable shots, and he will need to show teams that he can guard upper-echelon players on a consistent basis. Right now, he projects to be a second round prospect for the 2021 draft.
ESPN Draft Profile
The NBA’s 2021 NBA Draft Combine Player Measurements
1/26/21 Pittsburgh vs. North Carolina
2/6/21 Pittsburgh vs. Virginia
6/24/21 The 2021 NBA Draft Combine
6/25/21 The 2021 NBA Draft Combine
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