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3 - Kris Dunn

6-4, 220 Point Guard
Providence Junior
Birthday
03/18/94 (25.7 yrs)
Hometown
New London, CT
High School
New London
Team Site Profile
Statistics
Athleticism
8
Size
9
Defense
9
Strength
8
Quickness
9
Leadership
7
Jump Shot
7
NBA Ready
8
Ball Handling
8
Potential
8
Passing
8
Intangibles
7

NBA Comparison: Devin Harris/Jordan Clarkson

Strengths: Fantastic size for a PG with quickness and athleticism to go along with it, was incredibly potent on both sides of floor with potential to translate as a two-way player at NBA level … Athleticism and strength should help him get playing time right off the bat, plus his size gives him added versatility … Has a chance to be able to defend either guard position, great feet and instincts as an on-ball defender … Averaged 2.5 spg in 2016, 2.7 spg in 2015, with this ability being seen as one of the more translatable across levels of basketball … Definitely can get out and run, while also showing an ability to run pick-and-roll … One of the premier playmakers in college basketball, asked to do a lot for his team offensively and has skill at getting teammates involved … Has shown some ability to use his size and quickness on offense as well … Good nose for the ball, strong rebounder for a guard and very aggressive … Ability to get into the paint is there, can create off of the dribble and has an explosive first step … Improved quite a bit as an outside shooter, took a greater volume of three-pointers and shot a better percentage at 37.2% his final year … Conditioning is solid and also apparently checked out well as far as his past injuries

Weaknesses: Has been known to play out of control, was quite turnover prone … Had a 1.77:1 assist-to-turnover ratio, not an ideal number for a college PG, much less an NBA PG … Still quite inconsistent as a jump shooter, seen as someone you can play off of and force to take low efficiency shots … Offensive game still has a long way to go, for as athletic as he was, one might have expected him to be a more high volume scorer at Providence … Struggled greatly jump shooting from every level, he needs to work on shot selection and on developing a floater or moves closer to the hoop … Not incredibly efficient in iso scenarios, needs to work on finishing at the basket … Had a bevy of injuries that came along during his college career, including two shoulder injuries that caused him to miss almost the entire 2013-14 season … Already 22-years old, some have wondered whether he may be ahead of certain players in the draft due to his age, and question his potential …

Notes: Measured at 6’3” without shoes, 6’4.25” with shoes with a 6’9.5” wingspan and a 8’4” standing reach at the 2016 NBA Draft Combine … Two time Big East Player of the Year and Big East Defensive Player of the Year in both 2015 and 2016 … Consensus 2nd Team All-American in 2016, after averaging 16.4 ppg, 5.3 rpg, 6.2 apg and 2.5 spg in 33 mpg … Career averages at Providence were 12.8 ppg, 5.1 rpg, 5.8 apg and 2.2 spg in 31.5 mpg … Had the ability to come back for an additional season, though chose to (wisely) bypass his senior year … Would have had a chance to be drafted close to lottery range last season, though chose to come back this year and the growth he showed along with his obviously impressive physical tools, two-way ability made him a mortal lock for the top half of the lottery … Has been through quite a bit in his life, though shows maturity, leadership ability and is seen as the gem of this drafts PG class

Michael Visenberg 6/23/16

Strengths: Point guard with excellent size, versatility, athleticism and potential … Possesses a very quick first step to blow by opponents, utilizing it well to attack the basket … Led the NCAA in assists throughout most of his junior year, displaying great ability to pass and create shots for teammates … Excellent ISO player utilizing his quick first step and ability to pull up and find teammates on the move … Feeds the post extremely well, finding the open man and getting them the ball … Does a good job of driving, drawing defenders and then finding the open man for jumpers … Very fluid run/jump athlete with ideal size and length for the position … Appears to have a wingspan in neighborhood of 6’8 … Huge hands give him supreme control of the ball … Great leaping ability and body control allows him to finish plays at the rim with ease … Makes highlight plays attacking the basket … Has shown improvement in his ability to knock down shots, in particular pull up jumpers … Excellent defender with great anticipation on steals (2.8 per game, good for 4th in the nation) … Above average rebounding numbers from the point guard position 5.6 rpg … Excellent ball handler, very comfortable with the ball in his hands, setting up the offense …

Weaknesses: Struggled to get on the floor in his first two seasons, playing in just 29 games over that span with injuries to the same shoulder. Took a medical hardship in his freshman season … That concern for future injuries makes him a bit of a wild card … Turnover prone at 4.1 per game. Must cut down on mental errors and show more value for the ball … Should look to improve upon making baskets in catch and shoot situations, and playing without the ball … Must improve as a pick and roll facilitator. Much better in isolation and in the open floor than pick and roll … Needs to become better at not getting out of control on drives, develop a better runner and pull up instead of always forcing the ball inside and drawing charges and blocked shots … Played in a depleted Big East Conference, putting his standout statistics under skepticism …

Notes: Led Providence to a surprising 22-11 season and 11-7 in the Big East in his junior year … Was second in the country in assists with 7.6 per game … In December of 2013, had season ending surgery to his right shoulder … Measured 6’4’’ in shoes, with a 6’9’’ wingspan and 205 lbs at the 2015 Nike Basketball Academy

Aran Smith 3/14/15

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