Kevin Knox

Page updated as of 4/9/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2018 rankings were finalized on 6/21/2018.

Height: 6-9
Weight: 210
College: Kentucky
Classification: Freshman
Birthdate: 8/11/1999

2018 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 11

Projected Draft Range: Lottery​

2018 NBA Draft: Round 1, Pick 9 by the New York Knicks

Pros:

Active finisher around the basket

Good shooter from all over the floor

Adequate scorer off the dribble

Adequate low post scorer

Excels at scoring on the move

Moves well off the ball on offense

Decent playmaker

Has good hands

Decent defensive player that can get steals

Gifted athlete

May have significant upside

Cons:

Can be streaky with his jump shot

Not an elite ball handler, can be turnover prone

Needs to improve his rebounding

Not an elite shot blocker

Can have lapses defensively

Must get stronger

Can be too inconsistent in games

Summary:

Kevin Knox is an athletic big man that can shoot and score the basketball.  He is a good shooter that can stretch the floor with his ability to make threes, and he can score on hustle plays.  He put forth a strong showing in his team’s loss to Kansas in the Champions Classic, and he could be a potential lottery pick in 2018.

Links:

DraftExpress Profile

RealGM Profile

Tankathon Profile

DraftSite Profile

NBADraft.Net Profile

2018 ESPN Draft Profile

Games Scouted:

11/14/17 Kentucky vs. Kansas

12/16/17 Kentucky vs. Virginia Tech

1/9/18 Kentucky vs. Texas A&M

3/15/18 Kentucky vs. Davidson

3/22/18 Kentucky vs. Kansas State

If you use any portion of this material, please credit NBA Scouting Live.

NBA Scouting Live
error: Content is protected !!