Updated on 7/31/21. Written by Alan Lu.
2021 rankings were finalized on 7/29/21.
2021 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 17
Projected Draft Range: Lottery to Mid 1st Round
2021 NBA Draft: Round 1, Pick 21 by the New York Knicks
(Rights traded to the Los Angeles Clippers)
Solid scorer off the dribble
Can post up smaller players
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Tremendous free throw generator
Decent rebounder for his size
Solid defender that can get steals and blocks
Needs to improve his shooting
Needs to improve his free throw shooting
Prone to hoisting up questionable shots
Can tend to over-dribble, is turnover prone
Can have lapses defensively
Keon Johnson is a very athletic, energetic combo guard that can quickly get to the rim to score at will, and he is a fairly solid defender that can apply heavy ball pressure and cover a lot of ground on the defensive end. He will need to improve his jump shot and decision-making ability, but he is a talented prospect that currently projects to go in the mid first round range in the 2021 draft.
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