Updated on 6/26/22. Written by Alan Lu.
2022 Rankings were finalized on 6/23/22.
Professional Team: Mega Mozzart
Classification: Non-College Draft Prospect
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted
Decent shooter, especially from deep
Adequate scorer off the dribble
Struggles to score in traffic
Can be too passive on offense
Needs to improve his defense
Can be foul prone
Doesn’t get enough playing time
Samson Ruzhentsev is a speedy, skilled swingman that can shoot and score the basketball. He played sparingly last season as a freshman at Florida before electing to play overseas this year. He is shooting the ball much better in limited minutes in the Adriatic League with Mega Mozzart. He will need to show NBA teams that he can knock down shots and defend well on a consistent basis. Currently, he projects to be a borderline second round candidate for the 2022 draft.
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