Patrick Baldwin Jr.

Updated on 5/12/21.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-9
Weight: 200
College: Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Classification: Freshman
Birthdate: 11/18/2002

Projected Draft Range: Lottery

Pros:

Solid shooter
Can post up smaller players
Decent playmaker
Solid rebounder
Adept at collecting steals and blocks
Solid athlete

Cons:

Can be reluctant to take threes
Lacks an elite first step off the dribble
Can display spotty shot selection
Can tend to be unfocused defensively
His effort on the defensive end can be lagging at times

Summary:

Patrick Baldwin Jr. is an athletic, skilled swingman that can shoot and score the basketball.  He operates with a point forward’s mentality, and he is a rangy defender that can play shutdown defense when he is dialed in.  On the downside, he sometimes can be unfocused defensively.  Currently, he projects to be a mid first round prospect for the 2022 draft.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
Wikipedia Page
247Sports’ Profile
MaxPreps Profile
ESPN’s Article on Baldwin Joining Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Games Scouted:
2/11/20 Sussex Hamilton vs. Wauwatosa West

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