Page updated as of 4/8/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2017 rankings were finalized on 6/22/2017.
College: South Carolina
2017 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 46
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round
Good scorer off the dribble
Good low post scorer
Adequate shooter from all over the floor
Excels at scoring on the move
Tremendous free throw generator
Prolific scorer that can put up points at will
Very good rebounder
Gifted defender that can get steals and blocks
Smart player that has a good feel for the game
Just now is a good outside shooter
Can be reluctant to shoot threes
Can be prone to hoisting up questionable shots
Will need to improve his ability to move off the ball
Can be careless on offense, which can lead to turnovers
Can be foul prone
Not overly explosive
Sindarius Thornwell is a 6-5 shooting guard that can score the basketball. He can manuever his way to garner buckets in the paint, as he has worked hard to significantly improve his jump shot. Also, he has shown that he can run the point if he is needed to do so.
On the other hand, he can be prone to forcing the issue too much on offense, and he has been a ball-dominant player that may struggle if he plays off the ball. He will need to show NBA teams that he does not need the basketball in his hands to be effective, though Thornwell’s ability to score could make him an enticing option in the second round of the 2017 draft.
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