McKinley Wright

Updated as of 1/1/2021, scouting report written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-0
Weight: 195
College: Colorado
Classification: Senior
Birthdate: 10/25/1998

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

Solid scorer off the dribble
Decent shooter, especially from mid-range
Decent playmaker
Good rebounder for his size
Decent defender
Solid athlete


Cons:

Inconsistent long-range shooter
Can be reluctant to take threes
Can be careless on offense, which can lead to turnovers
Struggles to guard quicker players
Undersized for his position

Summary:

McKinley Wright is an athletic, skilled playmaker that had a solid junior season last year at Colorado.  He averaged roughly 14 points, 6 rebounds, and 5 assists per game as a junior.  He is a solid shooter that especially can knock down mid-range jump shots, and he can effectively run the team at the point.  Right now, he may be a second round prospect for the 2021 draft.

Links:

RealGM Profile

NBADraft.Net Profile

Denver Post’s Article on Wright and Bey

YouTube’s Highlights of the 12/7/19 Colorado-Kansas Game via Big 12 Conference

YouTube’s Highlights of the 1/2/20 Colorado-Oregon Game via Highlight Nation

YouTube’s Highlights of the 1/5/20 Colorado-Oregon State Game via Matthew Loves Ball

Games Scouted:
12/31/20 Colorado vs. USC

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