Matt Mitchell

Updated as of 5/2/2021. Scouting report written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-6
Weight: 230
College: San Diego State
Classification: Junior
Birthdate: 3/18/1999

2021 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 88
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

Decent scorer off the dribble
Decent shooter
Can post up smaller players
Excels at scoring on the move
Adequate playmaker
Fairly good rebounder
Decent defender
Above average athlete

Cons:

Streaky shooter
Can be careless on offense, which can lead to turnovers
Not an elite rebounder
Does not collect enough steals or blocks
May struggle to guard quicker players
Overshadowed by a higher profile teammate
Not an elite athlete

Summary:

Matt Mitchell is a tough, mobile swingman that could make solid plays on both ends of the floor.  He had a solid senior season, and he showed a significantly improved outside shot last year as a junior.  

He is a capable shooter that has been able to draw many free throws, and he’s also defended well when he is on the court. Right now, he is a borderline second round candidate for the 2021 draft, and he could project to be a 3 and D type of role player in the NBA.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile

Games Scouted:
1/13/18 San Diego State vs. Boise State
3/6/20 San Diego State vs. Boise State
12/10/20 San Diego State vs. Arizona State
3/13/21 San Diego State vs. Utah State

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