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10 - Darius Garland

6-2, 175 Point Guard
Vanderbilt Freshman
Birthday
01/26/00 (20.3 yrs)
Hometown
Nashville, TN
High School
Brentwood Academy
Team Site Profile
Statistics
Athleticism
7
Size
8
Defense
7
Strength
7
Quickness
9
Leadership
7
Jump Shot
9
NBA Ready
6
Ball Handling
9
Potential
9
Passing
8
Intangibles
8

NBA Comparison: Mo Williams

Strengths: 6’3 point guard … Great speed and quickness … Good body control with the ability to make acrobatic layups at different angles. Finishes with either hand at the rim … Can serve as a scorer or distributor, creating offense for himself and others. Led USA in scoring at the adidas Eurocamp with 15.3 points per game. Has a good balance of when to score and when to pass … Can impact the game without scoring. Averaged 16.8 points per game over the Nike EYBL and finished top 10 in assists per game with 4.8. Ideal point guard traits, court vision, and decision making. Very good ball handler and creativity. Sells crossover and dribble moves well. Uses screens well, splits the defense, and gets where he wants as a dribble penetrator. Changes directions with the ball and plays under control at a high speed. Changes his speed and uses hesitations effectively … Instinctive. Makes correct reads. Plays within the flow of the game, doesn’t force his will. Shot 53.3% from the floor over the Nike EYBL … Plays well off the ball … Draws a lot of fouls. Very reliable free throw shooter. Shot five free throws per game at 85% over the Nike EYBL … Very good midrange scoring ability with pull ups and floaters. Also, shoots well from three. Can shoot off the dribble or catch … Good on ball defender and plays passing lanes well. Utilizes quickness and has good anticipation. Averaged 1.1 steals per game over the Nike EYBL … Good toughness and competitor …

Weaknesses: Has decent but not great length with a 6’5 wingspan and 8’2 standing reach … Lacks strength. Very light, only weighing 173 pounds. Finishing at the rim will be much more challenging at the college level … Very quick but isn’t an explosive athlete … Can shoot from outside but more on the streaky side … Good assist count but can cut down on turnovers, averaged 2.6 per game over the Nike EYBL …

Outlook: Incoming Vanderbilt freshman … Recorded 11 assists in the McDonald’s All-American Game … Passed out five assists in the Jordan Brand Classic … Scored 16 points (four three-pointers) in the Nike Hoop Summit … Won four Tennessee State Championships and three Division II AA Mr. Basketball awards … One of the top point guard prospects in the 2018 high school class …

Evan Tomes 7/2/18

Notes: Measured 5’11.75 without shoes, 6’0.5 with shoes, 135 lbs, with a 6’1 wingspan and 7’8 standing reach at the 2014 USA Junior National Team Mini Camp

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