Updated as of 11/21/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2020 rankings were finalized on 11/17/20.
College: NC State
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted
Fairly good scorer off the dribble
Decent shooter, especially from deep
Fairly good playmaker
Fairly good rebounder for his size
Decent defender that can get steals
Struggling with his three-point shot this year
Can struggle to score in traffic
Unselfish to a fault
Can be careless on offense, which can lead to turnovers
Can have lapses defensively
A bit undersized at the point
Markell Johnson is a pass-first point guard that can score the basketball in a variety of ways. He’s an athletic playmaker that can rack up assists, and he also excels at scoring on quick drives to the basket. He’s struggled with his outside shot this season, and he may need to show that he can guard taller players at the next level, but Johnson is a talented player that could be a second round pick in the 2020 NBA Draft.
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