Keldon Johnson

Page updated as of 4/12/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2019 rankings were finalized on 6/19/2019.

Height: 6-6
Weight: 210
College: Kentucky
Classification: Freshman
Birthdate: 10/11/1999

2019 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 18
Projected Draft Range: Mid 1st Round
2019 NBA Draft: Round 1, Pick 29 by the San Antonio Spurs


Fairly good scorer off the dribble
Adequate shooter from all over the floor
Excels at scoring on the move
Can post up smaller players
Adequate playmaker
Adequate rebounder
Adequate defender
Good athlete
Good motor
Has very good intangibles


Inconsistent shooter
Can be reluctant to take jumpers
May lack an elite first step off the dribble
Can be a bit turnover prone
Can play too wildly on offense
Does not collect enough steals or blocks
May not be outstanding at any one particular skill


Keldon Johnson is an athletic, gritty swingman that can drive relentlessly to the basket to get buckets, and he also is a good facilitator and defensive player.  He will need to be a more consistent shooter in games, but he could end up being a solid NBA player in the league if he hones his overall skill set.​


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Games Scouted:

11/6/18 Kentucky vs. Duke

1/26/19 Kentucky vs. Kansas

2/12/19 Kentucky vs. LSU

2/26/19 Kentucky vs. Arkansas

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