Pete Nance

Updated on 6/18/22.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-10
Weight: 225
College: North Carolina
Classification: Fifth-Year Senior
Birthdate: 2/19/2000

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted
 
Pros:

Good shooter, especially from deep
Decent low post scorer
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Decent playmaker
Decent rebounder
Decent defender
Decent shot blocker
Above average athlete

Cons:

Struggles to consistently create his own shot
Not an elite ball handler
Can be too passive on offense
Not an elite rebounder
Can be undisciplined defensively
Not an elite athlete

Summary:

Pete Nance is a mobile, skilled big man that could project into a stretch big role in the NBA.  He is a tall floor spacer that can knock down jump shots, and he also played very well this year as a senior.  He recently transferred to North Carolina, and they made get a good acquisition to get him in the offseason. He can struggle to create his own shot off the dribble, and he’ll need to be a more disciplined defender in games, but his size and ability to shoot the basketball could enable him to carve out a role as a shooting specialist in the NBA.

Links:
RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
ESPN’s Article on Nance Transferring to North Carolina
YouTube’s Highlights of the 1/9/22 Northwestern-Ohio State Game via Matthew Loves Ball

Games Scouted:
5/16/22 Game 2 of the 2022 G-League Elite Camp

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