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10 - Caleb Martin

6-6, 200 Shooting Guard/Small Forward
Nevada Senior
Birthday
09/28/95 (24.8 yrs)
Hometown
Mocksville, NC
High School
Oak Hill Academy
Team Site Profile
Statistics
Athleticism
8
Size
8
Defense
7
Strength
7
Quickness
8
Leadership
8
Jump Shot
7
NBA Ready
8
Ball Handling
7
Potential
6
Passing
7
Intangibles
7
88 Overall:

NBA Comparison: Dorell Wright

Strengths: Possesses prototypical NBA wing size with good length … Is a dangerous 1-on-1 scorer that is capable of creating space for himself either with a midrange post up or with a quick jab step … Is a high level shooter and scorer that can fill it up when he gets it going … Proved to be a clutch late game performer in his junior year at Nevada … A smooth, fluid athlete that looks comfortable out on the court … Makes crisp cuts to where he wants to get the basketball … Often sneaks passes past defenders at odd angles made possible by his reputation as a scorer … Very good communication skills on both ends of the court – takes charge and directs teammates on both offense and defense … Has a good understanding of spacing offensively and defensively … Is able to anticipate and get in position for rebounds … Shot over 40% from the college 3 on a good volume (2.8 makes per game) proving that he’s a above average outside shooter. He’ll need to prove that he can successfully extend his range to bring the same long range value to an NBA team  … With his expereince and age, is more ready than a number of other prsoepcts …

Weaknesses:
As the age of a senior (turning 23 in September), his upside is diminished in the eyes of scouts, impacting his stock to a degree … Shooting form is less than ideal as he doesn’t get much elevation, has a bit of a hitch, tends to fall away, and doesn’t have a consistent release point … Has a tendency to force his offense or pass into traffic … Ina word, he’s a bit erratic in his style of play for an older player … Hasn’t met a shot he doesn’t like, resulting in stretches of poor shot selection … Doesn’t set up his cuts well prior to cutting, making it easier for defenders to keep up with him despite his hard cuts … Allows the ball to get significant separation from his body when handling the ball and looking to drive … Relies heavily on iso situations to manufacture offense … Defensively he has a wide base, opening himself up to getting out of position and/or getting in foul trouble … .

Outlook:
Projects to be a dangerous scoring (likely bench) weapon for a team … He has his warts as a player, but in the right system could find himself developing into a high level player … Played on a Nevada team with little bench production, in the NBA will not have to worry about conserving energy in order to play the vast majority of the game … This could result in a more polished all-around playing style at the next level …

Eric Yearian 5/8/18


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