Updated on 8/20/21. Written by Alan Lu.
Classification: Fifth-Year Senior
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted
Strong finisher around the basket
Solid low post scorer
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Sets solid screens for his teammates on offense
Needs to improve his face-up game
Must extend his shooting range
Needs to improve his playmaking skills
Not an elite rebounder
Needs to improve his defense
Not an elite shot blocker
Nate Watson is a strong, mobile low post scorer that is currently averaging 19 points per game during his team’s first 14 games of the season. He will need to improve in the other facets of the game, but he currently projects to be a borderline second round candidate for the 2022 draft.
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