Nazareth Mitrou-Long

Height: 6-4
Weight: 205
College: Iowa State
Classification: Senior
Birthdate: 8/3/1993

 

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted​

 
Pros:

Fairly good shooter from all over the floor
Fairly good scorer off the dribble
Decent playmaker
Decent rebounder for a player his size
Decent defensive player
Better than advertised athlete​

Cons:

Streaky shooter
Can be turnover prone
Can have lapses defensively
May not collect enough steals
Not overly explosive
Not a true point guard, but is undersized to play the two
Has missed considerable time due to hip injuries
Old for a draft prospect, may have limited upside​

Summary:

Nazareth Mitrou-Long is a skilled, combo guard that can shoot and pass the basketball.  His advanced age may mean his ceiling may not be high as the other draft prospects, but Mitrou-Long’s offensive skills could potentially make him an effective role player in the NBA.

Links:

DraftExpress Profile

RealGM Profile

ESPN Player Profile

CBS Sports Article on Mitrou-Long Having Multiple Hip Surgeries

Games Scouted:

11/27/16 Iowa State vs. Gonzaga

1/11/17 Iowa State vs. Oklahoma State

1/16/17 Iowa State vs. Kansas

2/7/17 Iowa State vs. Texas

2/28/17 Iowa State vs. Oklahoma State