Kevin Hervey

Height: 6-8

Weight: 220

College: Texas-Arlington

Classification: Senior

Birthdate: 7/9/1996

2018 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 52

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted​

2018 NBA Draft: Round 2, Pick 57 by the Oklahoma City Thunder

Pros:

Strong finisher around the basket

Good shooter from all over the floor

Adequate low post scorer

Adequate scorer off the dribble

Excels at scoring on the move

Solid free throw shooter

Adequate playmaker

Good rebounder

Fairly good defensive player

Good athlete

Rock solid motor

Cons:

Streaky shooter

May lack an elite first step off the dribble

May struggle to adjust to a supporting role at the next level

May not collect enough steals or blocks

Has limited experience against top competition

Has had two major knee injuries

May potentially be a tweener

Summary:

Kevin Hervey is a tough, physical, high-motor combo forward that has been very productive for Texas-Arlington in his past two seasons.  He has been instrumental in his team’s success, as he has provided them with much needed consistency as a scorer and rebounder when he is on the floor.​

There may be concerns about how well his knee may hold up moving forward, as he had to deal with injuries over the years.  Regardless, Hervey had a solid senior season this year, and he is an athletic, skilled combo forward that could end up being a second round pick in 2018.

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DraftExpress Profile

RealGM Profile

Tankathon Profile

NBADraft.Net Profile

Star-Telegram’s Article on Kevin Hervey