Kennedy Chandler

Updated on 6/25/22.  Written by Alan Lu.
2022 Rankings were finalized on 6/23/22.

Height: 6-0
Weight: 171
College: Tennessee
Classification: Freshman
Birthdate: 9/16/2002

2022 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 18
Projected Draft Range: Mid to Late 1st Round
2022 NBA Draft: Round 2, Pick 38 by the San Antonio Spurs
(Rights traded by the Memphis Grizzlies)


Pros:
Solid scorer off the dribble
Decent shooter
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Decent playmaker
Adequate rebounder for his size
Decent defender
Adept at collecting steals
Good athlete

Cons:
Streaky shooter
Can struggle to score in traffic
Needs to improve his free throw shooting
Can play too wildly on offense
Can play too wildly on offense
Can have lapses defensively
Must get stronger
Undersized for his position

Summary:
Kennedy Chandler is a speedy, skilled point guard that excels at attacking the basket to get scores and assists for his team.  He will need to be a more consistent shooter and take better care of the basketball, but his solid athletic gifts combined with his offensive skills could enable him to go in the mid to late first round range in the 2022 draft.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
Wikipedia Page
247Sports’ Profile
NBA Draft Room’s Profile

Games Scouted:
4/1/21 Sunrise Christian vs. Prolific Prep
4/3/21 Sunrise Christian vs. Montverde Academy
12/7/21 Tennessee vs. Texas Tech
1/15/22 Tennessee vs. Kentucky
3/19/22 Tennessee vs. Michigan

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