College: Mississippi State
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted
Decent scorer off the dribble
Excels at scoring on the move
Adequate defensive player
Very good athlete
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.