Naji Marshall

Updated as of 9/9/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-7
Weight: 220
College: Xavier
Classification: Junior
Birthdate: 1/24/1998

2020 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 58
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

Decent scorer off the dribble
Can post up smaller players
Excels at scoring on the move
Decent playmaker
Adequate rebounder
Decent defender
Good athlete

Cons:

Needs to improve his shooting
Needs to improve his free throw shooting
Can be too passive on offense
Can be careless on offense, which can lead to turnovers
Can occasionally have lapses defensively

Summary:

Naji Marshall is an athletic, skilled point forward that can score the basketball in a variety of ways, and he is a solid facilitator that can rack up assists.  He also will use his length and positioning to help get stops for his team on the defensive end.  He will need to significantly improve his jump shot, but he is a second round prospect that could end up being an effective role player in the NBA.

Links:

RealGM Profile

ESPN Draft Profile

NBADraft.Net Profile

Games Scouted:

1/10/18 Xavier vs. Villanova
1/24/18 Xavier vs. Marquette
11/24/19 Xavier vs. Florida
12/30/19 Xavier vs. Villanova

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