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Draft Eligible

2022

Draft Projection

#23

Christian

Braun

DOB

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Class

Junior

Team

Position

KANSAS

SG

Height

6'7

Weight

218 lbs.

Wingspan

6'6.5

Hand

Right

Contact

Matt Suther (816) 305-9581

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Scouting Report

Strengths

  • Shoots it well from the 3pt line off the catch (37.8 career)

  • Uses a pump-fake to setup his defender which allows him to get to the rim

  • Finishes well in and around the lane

  • Plays the passing well – leading to steals and transition points

  • Rebounds well for his position – will push in transition

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Weaknesses

  • Doesn’t shoot it well from 3 off the dribble

  • Struggles to finish in the lane with contact

  • Average lateral quickness – struggles to contain ball handlers

  • Needs to improve his handle – doesn’t create space well

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Summary

Christian shoots it well from the 3pt line off the catch, which allows him to utilize a pump-fake to create straight-line driving opportunities. He does a good job playing the passing lanes leading to transition points. He must improve his ability to create off the dribble for 3pt and paint opportunities. He also needs to improve his lateral quickness as he struggles to contain ball handlers.

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Honors

  • NCAA champion (2022) 

  • All-Big 12 Second Team (2022) 

  • Big 12 Championship All-Tournament Team (2022) 

  • All-Big 12 Honorable Mention (2021) 

  • Big 12 All-Freshman Team (2020) 

  • Mr. Kansas Basketball (2019)

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Reports

Game Report 1
Game Report 2
Game Report 3
Game Report 4
Intel Report 1
Intel Report 2
Intel Report 3
Intel Report 4

Notes

Vs. Dayton – Orlando, FL – 11/26/2021


He scored in a multitude of ways, he attacked hard closeouts with straight line drives to the basket, he moved well off the ball making timely cuts for easy shots in the lane and he got out in transition, filling the lanes, and pushing the ball up the court. He was active on the boards pulling down nine total rebounds, three on the offensive end. He showcased that he was a willing passing both in the halfcourt kicking it to open shooters on the perimeter and in transition finding teammates filling the lanes. Lastly, he was impressive on the defensive end, displaying good instincts, as he secured five total steals.

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Offers

Braun is one of the most defensively versatile wings in the draft, as he is in the 74th percentile. He is much better as a ball handler defender compared to bigs. He rarely fouls, allows only 34% from 2, and 29% from 3.


https://drive.google.com/file/d/1HIVMoIodiZMQDbtJTY9v6bBrm_EeS6VU/view?usp=sharing


This data was hand-tracked by AJ Wahl and Bryon Cook. Every single defensive possesion of each player's season was analyzed. This dataset includes all possessions when the defender is guarding on-ball, in man-to-man, and against a player not within their position group who shoots the ball, is fouled, or commits a turnover. The percentile listed above is a players standing compared to their postion group calculated by compliling and weighing various different metrics derrived from the hand-tracked data. This data only measures a portion of a player's impact, but it is clear that the ability to defend out of one's position group is a vital skill to contributing to winning basketball at the professional level.

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Highlights

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