Myles Johnson

Created on 9/8/21.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-10
Weight: 255
College: UCLA
Classification: Fifth-Year Senior
Birthdate: 3/18/1999

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:
Decent low post scorer
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Sets good screens for his teammates on offense
Good rebounder
Decent defender
Good shot blocker
Has very good strength

Cons:
Needs to improve his face-up game
Bad free throw shooter
Can struggle to score in traffic
Can be too passive on offense
Needs to improve his playmaking skills
Can struggle to defend quicker players
Not an elite athlete

Summary:
Myles Johnson is a strong, mobile center that excels at rebounding and blocking shots.  He is a solid interior defender that has great strength that enables him to defend well in the paint.  He’ll need to expand his skill set offensively, and he will need to be more assertive on offense.  Currently, he projects to be a borderline second round candidate in the 2022 draft.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
Wikipedia Page

Games Scouted:
12/20/20 Rutgers vs. Illinois
1/24/21 Rutgers vs. Indiana

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