Page updated as of 4/10/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2018 rankings were finalized on 6/21/2018.
2018 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 51
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round
Good shooter, especially from deep
Good scorer off the dribble
Excels at scoring on the move
Good rebounder for a player his size
Adequate defensive player
Very good athlete
Can be prone to hoisting up questionable shots
Does not draw enough free throws
Needs to improve his passing ability
Does not collect enough steals or blocks
Not a true point guard, but is undersized to play the two
Malik Newman is an athletic, skilled combo guard that can shoot and score the basketball. He will need to improve his shot selection, playmaking, and defensive skills, but if he does so, perhaps Newman could end up playing his way into the first round of a future draft.
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