Shamorie Ponds

Height: 6-1

Weight: 175

College: St. John’s

Classification: Junior

Birthdate: 6/29/1998

2019 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 41

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round

Pros:

Crafty scorer off the dribble

Fairly good shooter from all over the floor

Prolific scorer

Very good free throw shooter

Adequate playmaker

Good rebounder for a player his size

Adequate defender that can rack up steals

Good athlete

Cons:

Inconsistent shooter

Can be a ball stopper

Can be turnover prone

Can have lapses defensively

May be a bit undersized defensively

Not an elite athlete

Not a true point guard, but is undersized to play the two

Summary:

Shamorie Ponds is an agile, skilled playmaker that can shoot and score the basketball.  Though he can be streaky with his jump shot, Ponds has been known to have some really stellar scoring performances, as he can put up points in a hurry.  Overall, Ponds had a solid junior season, and he could end up being a good find for a team in the 2019 draft.

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