Lamar Peters

Page updated as of 4/12/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2019 rankings were finalized on 6/19/2019.

Height: 6-0

Weight: 185

College: Mississippi State

Classification: Junior

Birthdate: 6/19/1998

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted


Decent shooter

Decent scorer off the dribble

Excels at scoring on the move

Solid playmaker

Adequate defensive player

Very good athlete


Inconsistent shooter

Shot selection issues

Lacks an elite first step off the dribble

Does not draw enough free throws

Can play too wildly on offense

Needs to improve his rebounding

Can be undisciplined defensively

Undersized to play the point

Can be too inconsistent in games


Lamar Peters is an athletic point guard that opened plenty of eyes at the Adidas Nations Tournament in 2018, and Peters is a versatile scorer that can quickly get into lane, and he is a fairly good facilitator that can run pick and rolls for his team.​

Big things were expected of Peters last season, but he had a disappointing sophomore year.  But right now, he’s played much better, and he played very well against Clemson recently in which he scored 28 points and made 8 threes in a win over them.  Peters is a talented, but inconsistent player, and he may project to be a second round prospect for the upcoming draft.​


DraftExpress Profile

NBADraft.Net Profile

RealGM Profile

ESPN’s Article on Peters at Adidas Nations

24/7 Sports’ Article on Peters Returning

Games Scouted:

12/12/17 Mississippi State vs. Cincinnati

1/2/18 Mississippi State vs. Arkansas

1/10/18 Mississippi State vs. Florida

3/27/18 Mississippi State vs. Penn State

2/6/19 Mississippi State vs. LSU

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