Nico Mannion

Height: 6-2
Weight: 180
College: Arizona
Classification: Freshman
Birthdate: 3/14/2001

2020 Top 75 Prospect Rank: 10
Projected Draft Range: Lottery

Pros:

Crafty scorer off the dribble
Decent shooter
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Very good playmaker
Adequate defender
Above average athlete
Smart player that has a good feel for the game

 
Cons:

Inconsistent long-range shooter
Lacks an elite first step off the dribble
May struggle to score in traffic
Needs to improve his rebounding
Struggles to defend quicker players
Not an elite athlete

Summary:

Nico Mannion is a smart, skilled playmaker that has a good set of all-around skills. He can effectively run the team at the point, and he also can make a variety of shots to help his team on offense. He also will get after it on the defensive end, and he is a competitive player that has a relentless motor. He may not possess elite physical tools, but his solid basketball IQ and skill set could allow him to thrive at the NBA level.

 

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