College: North Carolina
2017 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 41
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round
2017 NBA Draft: Round 1, Pick 28 by the Los Angeles Lakers (Rights Traded to the Utah Jazz)
Active finisher around the basket
Excels at scoring on the move
Decent low post scorer
Tremendous free throw generator
Decent defensive player
Decent shot blocker
Very good athlete
Needs to improve his face-up game
Can miss shots wildly around the basket
Can be undisciplined defensively, which can lead to fouls
Not an elite shot blocker
Can be too inconsistent in games
Tony Bradley is an athletic big man that can score and rebound the basketball in the paint to help his team in games. He is a classic, back to the basket center that could develop into being a reliable low post scoring option, and he has an advanced set of moves for a player his age.
On the other hand, he may not be nearly as athletic or explosive as some of the other young big man prospects at his age. He also does not appear to be a very good shot blocker right now, as he has not often accumulated blocks so far to start the season.
Right now, Tony Bradley could be a potential first round pick for the upcoming draft. NBA scouts and teams tend to get excited about watching young, productive big men that play in college basketball, especially those that tend to come from the powerhouses. So far, Bradley seems to fit this mold, and if so, he could perhaps end up being a good player in the NBA.
12/17/16 North Carolina vs. Kentucky
4/1/17 North Carolina vs. Oregon
4/3/17 North Carolina vs. Gonzaga
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