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3 - Nazreon Reid

LSU 

  • Birthday: 8/26/99
  • NBA Position: PF/C
  • Class: HS Senior
  • Ht: 6-9
  • Wt: 250
  • Hometown: Neptune City, NJ
  • High School: Roselle Catholic

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Overall

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NBA Comparison: Anthony Mason

Strengths: 6’10 mobile big man … Good size with a 7’0.75 wingspan and 9’0 standing reach … Good strength and frame. Has no problem establishing position in the low post or for rebounds ... Finishes through contact ... Shot 4.8 free throws per game over the Under Armour Association … Soft touch around the basket ... Shows some craft on his layups that you don’t typically see from big men ... Very good footwork on the perimeter and low block ... Can score with either hand ... Reads and reacts well in the post. Shot 54.5% from the floor at the NBPA Top 100 ... Finished fifth on the Under Armour Association in shooting percentage at 48.9% … Handles well on the move for his size. Can put the ball on the floor and shake his man. Uses screens as a ball handler. Good court vision and passing ability for a big man ... Can pass out of a drive … Good hands … Good shooting from ... Brings an inside out offensive presence ... Can shoot off the dribble or a step back ... Solid free throw stroke … Good shot blocker ... Averaged 1.3 blocks per game at the NBPA Top 100 and two per game over the Under Armour Association … Averaged 1.2 steals per game over the Under Armour Association … Led the Under Armour Association in rebounds with 9.9 per game and grabbed 2.1 offensive rebounds per game … Good understanding of the game …

Weaknesses: Needs to improve consistency ... Motor comes and goes ... Coasts at times and plays content … There aren’t many players who can contain Reid in the paint at the high school level, but he doesn’t always assert himself down low ... Settles for shots on the perimeter, even when his team is trying to get back into the game … Can be turnover prone ... Averaged 2.6 per game over the Under Armour Association … Good mobility and fluidity but not incredibly explosive ... Doesn’t always jump for boards or blocked shots, relies on getting position for rebounds and could contest more shots as a help defender ... Rarely sprints up the court, tends to go at his own pace …

Outlook: MVP of the 2016 Underclassmen All-America Game … Averaged 14.1 points per game over the Under Armour Association … Reid is one of the more physically gifted players in a weaker 2018 class, playing to his strengths will be a big factor in tapping into his potential …

Notes: Measured 6'8.25 without shoes, 6'9 with shoes, 215 lbs, with a 7'1 wingspan and 8'11.5 standing reach at the 2014 USA Junior National Team Mini Camp

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