Will Richardson

Updated as of 5/30/2021, scouting report written by Alan Lu.

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

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

Solid shooter, especially from deep
Decent scorer off the dribble
Fairly good playmaker
Decent defender that can get steals
Solid athlete
Versatile player that can play either backcourt position

Cons:

Can struggle to score in traffic
Can be too passive on offense
Can be turnover prone
Needs to improve his rebounding
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

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