Page updated as of 4/8/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2017 rankings were finalized on 6/22/2017.
2017 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 55
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted
2017 NBA Draft: Round 2, Pick 55 by the Utah Jazz
Very good scorer off the dribble
Adequate shooter from all over the floor
Can post up smaller players
Very good free throw shooter
Very good playmaker
Very good rebounder
Decent defensive player
Smart player that has a good feel for the game
Lacks an elite first step off the dribble
Can struggle to score in traffic
Can be careless on offense, which can lead to turnovers
May struggle to guard quicker players
Not an elite athlete
Overshadowed by a higher profile teammate
Nigel Williams-Goss is a tall, skilled point guard that transferred from Washington, and he is an offensively sound playmaker that has made a significant impact right away at Gonzaga.
He can run the team effectively, as he generally makes good decisions with the ball in his hands. Williams-Goss also can shoot and score the basketball, as he can make plenty of spot-up threes off the catch, and he has NBA range.
On the other hand, he is not an explosive athlete, as his lack of elite athleticism may put a ceiling on his upside as a player for the next level. While he shot the ball well this year, his shooting percentages have not always been great throughout his career.
Right now, Nigel Williams-Goss may project to be a second round pick, as his draft stock may not be very high at the moment. But if he continues to play well this season, he could play his way into the NBA, and potentially carve out a long career in the league.
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