23 - Elgin Cook

6-6, 210 Small Forward
Oregon Senior
01/14/93 (27.8 yrs)
Milwaukee, WI
High School
Team Site Profile
Jump Shot
NBA Ready
Ball Handling
86 Overall:

NBA Comparison: Sam Young

Strengths: Strong athlete with solid length who was a versatile defender and improved greatly offensively during his time in college … Quick leaper who can make plays above the rim, very good at getting out and running the floor … Was strong in transition, able to play without the ball … Improved as a shooter, to the point where you had to at least be weary of giving up the open jumper … Went from a 66.1% FT shooter as a sophomore to 77.3% FT as a senior … Willing passer, good teammate who was quite unselfish … Not at all afraid to mix it up, aggressive defender who was asked to guard a large number of positions, including a lot of experience covering the 4/5 as a senior … Good instincts as far as playing passing lanes and on-ball defensive ability … Nice rebounder, contributed on offensive boards, strong leaper and solid strength in general … Takes advantage of mismatches, was able to bully smaller defenders and has some ability to get by bigger ones … Good conditioning, his ability to play as many minutes as he did for Oregon the past few years is a testament to how much the coaching staff trusted him on the floor … Competitive player who brings great energy to the floor

Weaknesses: Still not the most adept long range shooter … Has decent size for an SF, though still lacks ideal range, ball skills … Not particularly creative dribbler, nor is he incredibly smooth when going in for a drive … Was not the most adept finisher close to the basket, will be a tough adjustment at the NBA level … Off hand needs a lot of improvement, reports will probably have him going to his weak side, where his efficiency dwindles greatly … Will need a great adjustment time in terms of adapting to NBA range three-pointers … Would be much more appealing if he had a greater perception in terms of rolling to the basket … His defensive analytics were not particularly strong, which in part was due to the amount of responsibility he was made to handle, though his focus on that end could improve … While he is quite strong, still only measured at around 210 lbs, could stand to add to his frame … Decision making not bad, though will need improvement

Notes: Son of former NBA player and 1986 Defensive Player of the Year, Alvin Robertson … Measured at 6’5” without shoes, 6’6.25” with shoes with a 6’10” wingspan and 8’4.5” standing reach (though was measured with an 8’9” standing reach at Portsmouth) at the 2016 NBA Draft Combine … Did not participate in athletic testing as he pulled out of the combine after measurements due to a broken finger … Spent his freshman season at JUCO powerhouse Northwest Florida State, as they finished as NJCAA runner-up … Earned 2nd Team All Pac-12 status as a junior, than was named to 1st Team as a senior … Averaged 14.8 ppg, 5.1 rpg, 2.3 apg and 1.4 spg in 31.9 mpg as a senior … Also averaged 17.3 ppg, 6.8 rpg and 3.3 apg in Oregon’s 4 NCAA Tournament games … Went from a rotation player to a team leader, was crucial to Oregon being an Elite 8 team and to the programs recent turnaround … Was often Oregon’s forgotten player, though was acknowledged by the Pac-12 and its coaches, as well as being the lone Oregon player invited to the NBA Draft Combine after a solid Portsmouth Invitational Tournament … Did not get a chance to play in games at the Combine, though showed his competitive ability and athleticism at a number of workouts … Will still have some rough edges to work on, though has a pro pedigree and will get a chance to prove himself in summer league, with a likelihood of him playing in the D-League or overseas … Son of former NBA player Alvin Robertson … played JUCO at Northwest Florida State College

Michael Visenberg 6/23/16

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