Page updated as of 4/9/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2018 rankings were finalized on 6/21/2018.
2018 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 9
Projected Draft Range: Lottery
Good shooter from all over the floor
Excels at scoring on the move
Adequate scorer off the dribble
Can post up smaller players
Very good free throw shooter
Fairly good playmaker
Fairly good rebounder
Fairly good defensive player that can get steals and blocks
Smart player that has very good intangibles
Can be too passive on offense
Can be careless on offense, which can lead to turnovers
Does not always commit himself to the boards
Can be foul prone
Can be too inconsistent in games
Mikal Bridges is a very athletic swingman that could excel as a two-way player in the NBA. He is a highly energetic player that he played a pivotal role in Villanova’s championship run when he was a freshman.
This year, he has received a greater role, especially on offense. Bridges may have considerable deal of potential, as he has turned in some big games this year, and he also is a solid defensive player.
However, he will need to be a more consistent shooter, and he will have to continue to improve offensively as well as his assertiveness. Even so, he may have the skills to develop into a solid role player in the NBA.
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