Micah Potter

Updated on 6/13/21.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-10
Weight: 243
College: Wisconsin
Classification: Fifth-Year Senior
Birthdate: 4/6/1998

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:
Solid shooter, especially from deep
Solid low post scorer
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Adequate playmaker for his size
Decent rebounder
Adequate defender
Solid motor

Cons:
Can struggle to score in traffic
Not an elite rebounder
Not an elite shot blocker
Struggles to defend out on the perimeter
Only an average athlete
Played on a slow pace team, may struggle to adjust to NBA tempo

Summary:
Micah Potter is a mobile, skilled big man that can shoot and score the basketball.  After having played his first two seasons at Ohio State, he then transferred to Wisconsin and was quite effective for them, and he was able to help lead them to get to the 2021 NCAA Tournament.

He is a stretch big that can knock down threes to space the floor, and he also has solid footwork and shooting touch to consistently score in the post.  He will need to improve his rebounding and defense, but his ability to knock down shots could enable him to compete for a roster spot in the NBA.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
Wisconsin Basketball Bio
KenPom’s Wisconsin Basketball Page
Basketball News’ Article on the 2021 TBPC Player Measurements

Games Scouted:
1/12/21 Wisconsin vs. Michigan
6/4/21 Day 2 of the 2021 Tampa Bay Pro Combine
6/5/21 Day 3 of the 2021 Tampa Bay Pro Combine

Other Articles:
Picks for the 2021 Tampa Bay Pro Combine All-Tournament Teams

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