2017 NBA Draft Prospect: Donovan Mitchell

Name: Donovan Mitchell
Position: SG
School: Louisville
Height: 6’3″
Weight: 210

Strengths:

  • Physical tools: 6’3″ with a 6’10” wingspan; Strong build standing at 211 pounds; Has above average speed and bounce
  • Aggressiveness: Plays with intensity; High motor guy who makes the hustle plays; Applies constant pressure on defense
  • Scoring potential: Has shown signs of becoming an all around scorer with some work; Showed the ability create on his own, as well as, finish off the ball; Shot making versatility; Has a different gear shift that helps him create space

Weaknesses:

  • Decision making: Showed some playmaking ability but doesn’t seem to have a great feel for the game; Settles for the jumper; Needs to do a better job at playing under control
  • Streaky shooting: Too many forced shots; Needs to do a better job at learning when to keep the ball rotating
  • Getting to the rim: Has shown issues getting to the rim; Doesn’t have an arsenal of moves to help beat his man off the dribble