Markelle Fultz

Height: 6-4

Weight: 195

College: Washington

Classification: Freshman

Birthdate: 5/29/1998

2017 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 1

Projected Draft Range: Top 5

2017 NBA Draft: Round 1, Pick 1 by the Philadelphia 76ers

Pros:

Gifted scorer off the dribble

Very good shooter from all over the floor

Terrific playmaker

Very good rebounder

Rock solid defender that can rack up steals and blocks

Smart player that has a very good feel for the game

Great athlete

Great size for position

Cons:

Inconsistent shooter

Tendency to rush plays in traffic

Needs to improve his free throw shooting

Can have lapses defensively

Summary:

Markelle Fultz is the early front-runner to be the top pick for the 2017 Draft.  Many eyes will focus in on him to see if he can meet or exceed the lofty expectations that await him.  With his size, athleticism, and skill level, he is projected to be a Kyrie Irving-type of point guard that could be a franchise-level player for an NBA team.