Tyler Dorsey

Page updated as of 4/8/2020, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2017 rankings were finalized on 6/22/2017.

Height: 6-4
Weight: 180
College: Oregon
Classification: Sophomore
Birthdate: 2/14/1996

2017 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 39

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round

2017 NBA Draft: Round 2, Pick 41 by the Atlanta Hawks


Strong finisher around the basket

Gifted shooter from all over the floor

Good scorer off the dribble

Makes clutch shots

Adequate playmaker

Decent rebounder

Decent defensive player

Solid athlete

Rock solid motor

May have significant upside


Can be a streaky shooter

Can be too scoring focused on offense

Can be careless on offense, which can lead to turnovers

Has a small wingspan for a player his size

Does not collect enough steals

Prone to lapses defensively

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

May need to add strength


Tyler Dorsey is a very athletic, combo guard that may project to be a late first to second round prospect in the upcoming draft.​

Dorsey has very good scoring skills.  He is a speedy, aggressive scorer that has a solid first step, as he can get plenty of scores off the dribble and in transition.   He also has good body control, and he also can make the occasional floater every once in a while.  Plus, he is a really good shooter that has great range, and he can make a variety of shots when he is on the floor.

​On the other hand, he may only be an average playmaker for a player his size.  He has the speed and the ability to excel as a pick and roll ball handler, but his decision making can be spotty at times.  Dorsey may not always get his teammates involved enough on offense, and he can play too recklessly at times, which can lead to turnovers.​

Also, Dorsey is a good rebounder for a player his size.  He has great size and physical tools to play the point, and his size also allows him to play the off-guard position.​

Defensively, he may be about average.  When he is dialed in, he will move his feet well, as he can get some steals and stops to help his team on the floor.  But sometimes, he can be prone to having lapses defensively, which can lead him to pick up quick fouls and allow scores.​

In general, Tyler Dorsey may have the skills to be a potential first rounder, whether or not if it is in the upcoming draft or sometime in the future.  He will need to show NBA teams that he can run the point, but his scoring ability, athleticism, and potential could make him a solid player at the next level.


ESPN Draft Profile

DraftExpress Profile

RealGM Profile

ESPN Article About Dorsey’s Clutch Shot vs. Rhode Island

Games Scouted:

11/17/16 Oregon vs. Valparaiso

3/23/17 Oregon vs. Michigan

3/25/17 Oregon vs. Kansas

4/1/17 Oregon vs. North Carolina

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