Updated on 6/27/22. Written by Alan Lu.
College: North Carolina
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Adequate playmaker for his size
Adequate rebounder for his size
Needs to improve his shooting
Can be too passive on offense
Can struggle to guard quicker players
Hasn’t received regular playing time
Relative unknown commodity
Puff Johnson is an athletic, high-motor forward that had a very good showing in the 2022 NCAA Championship game, and he scored 11 points and grabbed 6 rebounds off the bench in his team’s loss to Kansas. He will need to stay in school to hone and develop his overall game, but a strong season at North Carolina next year could make him a legitimate NBA prospect for the 2023 draft.
4/4/22 North Carolina vs. Kansas
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