Mustapha Heron

Height: 6-5

Weight: 218

College: St. John’s

Classification: Senior

Birthdate: 12/12/1995

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

Fairly good scorer off the dribble

Adequate shooter, especially from deep

Excels at scoring on the move

Handles the ball well

Solid rebounder

Fairly good defensive player

Solid athlete

Good motor

Cons:

Streaky shooter

Can struggle to score in traffic

Needs to improve his playmaking skills

Can be too scoring focused on offense

Ball dominant

Can have lapses defensively

Can be a bit foul prone

May be undersized to play out on the wing

Old for a draft prospect, may have limited upside

Summary:

Mustapha Heron is an athletic swingman that can shoot and score the basketball.  He also rebounds the ball well, especially for a player his size.  He may need to improve in the other facets of the game, but he could end up being a second round pick in 2020.

Links:

DraftExpress Profile

NBADraft.Net Profile

RealGM Profile

2018 ESPN Draft Profile

CBS Sports’ Article on Heron Withdrawing from the Draft

ESPN’s Article on Heron Transferring to St. John’s