Will Richardson

Updated as of 6/28/2023, scouting report written by Alan Lu.
2023 rankings were finalized on 6/22/23.

Height: 6-5
Weight: 175
College: Oregon
Classification: Fifth-Year Senior
Birthdate: 9/3/1999

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

Decent scorer off the dribble
Decent shooter
Decent playmaker
Adequate defender that can get steals
Above average athlete
Versatile player that can play either backcourt position

Cons:

Can struggle to score in traffic
Unselfish to a fault
Can be quite turnover prone
Needs to improve his rebounding
Not an elite athlete
Can be too inconsistent in games

Summary:

Will Richardson is an athletic, skilled combo guard that can shoot and pass the basketball.  He has a variety of skills that could prove to be useful at the next level, and while he has flown under the radar as a draft prospect so far, he may have what it takes to excel as a role player in the NBA.

Links:

RealGM Profile
NBADraft.Net Profile
Fansided’s Busting Brackets’ Article on Richardson Being Sidelined to a Thumb Injury During the 2020-21 Season
Sports Illustrated’s Article on Richardson Likely to Return for his Senior Season

Games Scouted:

11/12/19 Oregon vs. Memphis
1/9/20 Oregon vs. Arizona
3/22/21 Oregon vs. Iowa
3/28/21 Oregon vs. USC
11/20/22 Oregon vs. Houston

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