Updated as of 8/4/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
Professional Team: Ratiopharm Ulm
Classification: International ’01
2020 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 7
Projected Draft Range: Lottery
Decent scorer off the dribble
Very good free throw shooter
Adequate rebounder for his size
Decent defender that can get steals
Smart player that has a good feel for the game
Needs to improve his shooting
Lacks an elite first step off the dribble
Struggles to score in traffic
Prone to hoisting up questionable shots
Can be unfocused defensively
Killian Hayes is an athletic, skilled playmaker whose versatility could allow him to thrive at the NBA level. He is a shot creator that can reliably get to the rim to garner scores, and he also is a savvy playmaker that can rack up assists.
He also is an aggressive defender that can get numerous steals and stops for his team. He will need to improve his jump shot, but he is a very talented player that could end up being one of the best players to come out of the 2020 draft class.
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