Updated as of 8/4/2020. Scouting report written by Alan Lu.
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round
Decent shooter, especially from mid-range
Excels at scoring on the move
Good shot blocker
Needs to improve his free throw shooting
Inconsistent long-range shooter
May struggle to consistently create his own shot
Needs to improve his playmaking skills
Can be unfocused defensively
Relative late bloomer
Yves Pons is an athletic, energetic swingman that could project to be a 3 and D type of player in the NBA. Though he is a fairly low volume player on offense, Pons is an efficient scorer that can make mid-range shots and finish plays above the rim, and he also is a good shot blocker on the defensive end. He will need to be a more consistent shooter from long-range and also improve his playmaking ability, but Pons is a talented player that projects to be a second round prospect for the 2021 draft.
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