Trendon Watford

Updated as of 8/4/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-8
Weight: 230
College: LSU
Classification: Sophomore
Birthdate: 11/9/2000

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round

Pros:

Decent scorer off the dribble
Excels at scoring on off-ball motion plays
Can post up smaller players
Has stretch big potential
Adequate rebounder
Adequate defender
Solid athlete

Cons:

Can be reluctant to take jumpers
Needs to improve his outside shot
Needs to improve his playmaking skills
Not an elite rebounder
Not an elite shot blocker
May struggle to guard quicker players
May not be outstanding at any one particular skill

Summary:

Trendon Watford is an athletic combo forward that could project to be an energetic defensive specialist in the NBA. He was a 2019 McDonald’s All-American, and big things may be expected out of him for the upcoming season. He will need to significantly improve his jump shot, but he is a talented player that has the ability to excel in the association.  Currently, he projects to be a second round prospect for the 2021 draft.

Links:

RealGM Profile

ESPN Draft Profile

NBADraft.Net Profile

Highlights of the 1/8/20 Arkansas-LSU Game from YouTube via Matthew Loves Ball

Games Scouted:

2/18/20 LSU vs. Kentucky

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