NBA Comparison: Herve Lamizana
Strengths: Henry’s ability to cover space and make decisive moves in two dribbles or less in the half-court was on display in Portsmouth and is further backed up on his film … Mixes the pump-fake with slight hesitation moves to freeze defenders when rising up for the jumper … His one-dribble pull-up is textbook and his straight up-and-down form is punctuated by his feet landing in virtually the same spot he takes off from … Henry also utilizes an effective jump-stop after getting defenders on his hip that helps him gather himself before going up against the trees in the middle … More impressive is his combination of length, body control, and touch when attacking the rim off the bounce, which he leaned on throughout the season to overcome solid on-ball defenders in the SEC … Great elevation for a player his size, as well as very fluid/agile … Willing passer that knows which spots to find bigs and when to get them the ball in a possession … Solid FT shooter … Size and quicks to defend both wing spots in the NBA.
Weaknesses: Skill level makes him a tweener … Could develop into an NBA small forward, as his foot speed and athleticism and there, but his skill level is still way behind … Never broke out into the player that many envisioned. He has the talent, but his assertiveness and confidnece fluctuate … Added minutes/touches meant added TOs for Henry as a Sr. (3.4/gm in 30.9 mins.) … Tends to leave his feet without a clear idea of where he’s going with the ball on the drive, sometimes leading to errant heaves that have little chance of going in … Hovered right around 4 rebs/gm as a collegian, which is underwhelming at his size … Knocked down a combined 59 3’s in four yrs. at Ole Miss … Not a lazy player, Henry’s one of those guys who makes everything look easy and doesn’t possess a motor that never shuts off … Smooth, maybe too smooth … Not exceptional at anything … Could ultimately be a tease unless he develops more desire and intensity …
Ryan Mattocks 5/23/12