Lester Quinones

Updated on 3/20/22.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-5
Weight: 208
College: Memphis
Classification: Junior
Birthdate: 11/16/2000

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

Decent shooter, especially from deep
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Adequate playmaker
Decent rebounder
Adequate defender
Above average athlete

Cons:

May struggle to consistently create his own shot
Can be too passive on offense
Not an elite ball handler
Struggles to guard quicker players
Not an elite athlete

Summary:

Lester Quinones is a skilled swingman that can shoot and score the basketball.  He had a good sophomore season and while he may not elite physical tools, his strong ability to knock down jump shots could enable him to project into a shooting specialist role in the NBA.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
Memphis’ Basketball Bio

Games Scouted:
11/8/19 Memphis vs. Illinois-Chicago
11/12/19 Memphis vs. Oregon
3/25/21 Memphis vs. Boise State
11/16/21 Memphis vs. Saint Louis
12/14/21 Memphis vs. Alabama
3/19/22 Memphis vs. Gonzaga

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