Landry Shamet

Height: 6-4

Weight: 185

College: Wichita State

Classification: Redshirt Sophomore

Birthdate: 3/13/1997

2018 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 45

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round

​2018 NBA Draft: Round 1, Pick 26 by the Philadelphia 76ers

Pros:

Solid shooter from all over the floor

Adequate scorer off the dribble

Excels at scoring on the move

Very good free throw shooter

Adequate playmaker

Decent rebounder for a player his size

Decent defensive player

Solid athlete

Versatile player that can play either backcourt position

Smart player that has a good feel for the game

Cons:

Lacks an elite first step off the dribble

Can struggle to finish plays in traffic

Struggles to guard quicker players

Does not collect enough steals or blocks

May need to get stronger

Is not overly explosive

Has had multiple foot injuries

Summary:

Landry Shamet is a smart, skilled point guard that can shoot and pass the basketball.  He can steadily run the point, but he may lack elite physical tools, so he not have as much upside as some of the upper echelon point guard prospects in this draft class.  But as he had a solid sophomore season, he has a chance to end up going in the first round in 2018.

Links:

DraftExpress Profile

RealGM Profile

Tankathon Profile

NBADraft.Net Profile

2018 ESPN Draft Profile

ESPN’s Article on Shamet’s Rising Stock after the 2017 NCAA Tournament

ESPN’s Article on Shamet’s Foot Injuries