Can handle the ball and push the ball off defensive rebounds.
Versatility allows him to play on the wing or as a forward.
Able to use size to back down smaller wings that guard him.
Crafty scorer who uses shot fakes and spins to get a lot of his points.
Very active on the glass defensively and offensively.
Able to shoot the ball but not at the level you would like him to.
Not quite there moving laterally on the perimeter, tough for him to defend quicker wings/guards.
Needs to lock in off the ball and get through back screens/pin-downs.
Needs to create for others without turning the ball over as much.
Trendon Watford comes back after a strong freshmen season where he started 30 out of 31 games. He loves playing out of the mid-post or just getting the ball and backing down his defender from wherever he is on the court. Watford excels at getting to the glass as he led the team in rebounding last season. He does struggle to guard quicker wings and guards and can fall asleep off the ball from time to time. At 6 foot 9, he is skilled enough to push the ball after rebounds but would like to see him create for others while turning the ball over less. He could be a small ball 4/5 in the NBA but his shot would need to improve. Shooting under 27% from three but his form seems clean. He has the potential to be an NBA player but his shooting ability will largely decide that. I see him leaving school early and going in the second round while fighting his way to try and make NBA rosters.
13.6 PTS || 7.2 REB || 1.2 AST || 0.9 STL || 2.6 TOV || 48.9 FG% || 26.9 3PT% || 67.4 FT%