Mark Smith

Created on 4/1/22.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-4
Weight: 225
College: Kansas State
Classification: Fifth-Year Senior
Birthdate: 8/16/1999

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

Decent scorer off the dribble
Adequate shooter
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Decent playmaker
Very good rebounder for his size
Adequate defender
Above average athlete

Cons:

Streaky shooter
Can struggle to score in traffic
Not an elite ball handler
Struggles to defend quicker players
Not an elite athlete
A bit undersized to play out on the wing

Summary:

Mark Smith is a strong, mobile swingman that played very well in the 2022 Reese’s All-Star Game.  He was named as one of the two MVPs at this event, and he showed off a solid set of all-around skills there.  He will need to be a more consistent shooter in games, but his skill set and versatility could enable him to project well into a 3 and D role in the NBA.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
Kansas State Basketball Bio
University of Richmond Athletics’ Article on Golden and Mark Smith named MVPs of the Reese’s Game

Games Scouted:
4/1/22 2022 Reese’s College All-Star Game

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