Landers Nolley II
Updated as of 8/4/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
Classification: Redshirt Sophomore
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted
Good shooter, especially from deep
Can post up smaller opponents
Moves well off the ball on offense
Adequate defender that can get steals
Above average athlete
Struggles to drive by defenders
Not an elite ball handler
Can be turnover prone
Can tend to force the issue too much on offense
Not an elite rebounder
Needs to improve his on-ball defense
Not an elite athlete
Landers Nolley II is an athletic, skilled swingman that can shoot and score the basketball. He scored 22 points and had 5 assists in his team’s stunning, upset win over Michigan State at the Maui Invitational. Nolley started the season off strong, but then experienced a sharp decline in his shooting percentages in the second half of the season, as he had to take on a lot of volume on offense.
He’ll be transferring away from Virginia Tech, but Nolley’s strong offensive skills and underrated defensive capabilities could enable him to be a good find for Memphis, and for an NBA team when he decides to declare to enter the draft.
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