Nah’Shon Hyland

Updated on 7/31/21.  Written by Alan Lu.
2021 rankings were finalized on 7/29/21.

Height: 6-3
Weight: 169
College: VCU
Classification: Sophomore
Birthdate: 9/14/2000

2021 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 28
Projected Draft Range: Late 1st to 2nd Round
2021 NBA Draft: Round 1, Pick 26 by the Denver Nuggets

Pros:
Good shooter, especially from deep
Decent scorer off the dribble
Adequate playmaker
Moves well off the ball on offense
Decent rebounder
Decent defender that can get steals
Solid athlete

Cons:
Does not draw many free throws
Can be prone to hoisting up questionable shots
Can gamble too much defensively
Not a true point guard, but is undersized to play the two
Has limited experience against top competition

Summary:
Nah’Shon Hyland is an athletic, skilled combo guard that can shoot and score the basketball.  He had a good sophomore season, but he will need to show that he can effectively run the point and defend upper echelon opponents in games.  Right now, he projects to go in the late first to the second round range in the 2021 draft.

Links:
ESPN Draft Profile
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
NBA’s 2021 NBA Draft Combine Player Measurements

Games Scouted:
11/25/20 VCU vs. Utah State
6/24/21 The 2021 NBA Draft Combine

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