Keyontae Johnson

Updated as of 8/20/2021, scouting report written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-5
Weight: 225
College: Florida
Classification: Senior
Birthdate: 5/24/1999

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

Good scorer off the dribble
Decent shooter
Excels at scoring on the move
Adequate playmaker
Very good rebounder
Adequate defender
Solid athlete

Cons:

Reluctant to take jumpers
Needs to improve his free throw shooting
Can be too passive on offense
Can be turnover prone
Missed most of the 2020-21 season due to a heart condition

Summary:

Keyontae Johnson is an athletic, skilled swingman that can do a little bit of everything when he is out on the floor.  He is a solid scorer that can make shots in a variety of ways, and he also is a very good rebounder for a player his size.  He had a solid sophomore season, and Johnson came back to play for Florida for the 2020-21 season.

Unfortunately, against Florida State early in the game, he collapsed shortly after having scored on an alley-oop dunk.  Johnson has since recovered, but he had to miss the rest of the season due to a heart condition that is known as acute myocarditis.  It is uncertain if he will return to play basketball in the future, but he was projected as a late first round prospect for the 2021 draft when he was healthy.

Links:

RealGM Profile

NBADraft.Net Profile

Florida Basketball Bio

Sports Illustrated’s Article on Johnson Returning to Florida

SB Nation’s Alligator Army’s Article on Johnson’s Season Ending Acute Myocarditis

ESPN’s Article on Johnson Waiting Medical Clearance, Returning to Play for the 2021-22 Season

Games Scouted:

11/10/19 Florida vs. Florida State

11/24/19 Florida vs. Xavier

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