Sam Hauser

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

Height: 6-8
Weight: 225
College: Virginia
Classification: Fifth-Year Senior
Birthdate: 12/8/1997

2021 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 70
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

Good shooter, especially from deep
Decent low post scorer
Decent scorer off the dribble
Moves fairly well off the ball on offense
Adequate playmaker
Fairly good rebounder
Adequate defender

Cons:

Struggles to consistently create his own shot
Can be too passive on offense
Struggles to guard quicker players
Only an average athlete
Old for a draft prospect, may have limited upside
Played on a very slow-paced team, may struggle to adjust to NBA tempo

Summary:

Sam Hauser is a skilled, sharpshooting wing player that can shoot and pass the basketball.  While he may not possess ideal physical tools, his ability to knock down outside shots and make decisions on offense could enable him to be a second round pick in the 2021 draft.

Links:
RealGM Profile
ESPN Draft Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
KenPom’s Virginia Basketball Page

Games Scouted:
1/1/19 Marquette vs. St. John’s
12/26/20 Virginia vs. Gonzaga
2/6/21 Virginia vs. Pittsburgh
3/20/21 Virginia vs. Ohio

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