Andre Iguodala
Shooting Guard (Rank: #4) | 6-7, 217
Arizona
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Summary:
Andre Iguodala
Andre Iguodala
Notes: Former Illinois player of the year from Springfield. Originally signed with Arkansas but was released from his national letter-of-intent following the dismissal of then-head coach Nolan Richardson. Has declared for the draft and hired an agent, ending his college eligibility.

Upside: What's the big deal about a two guard averaging just 12.7 ppg? Scouts believe he's a Scottie Pippen-type player who can play multiple positions, handle the ball in most offenses and lock down anyone he has to defend. He already has an NBA body and is an elite athlete. Think Doug Christie with more hops.

Downside: Iguodala struggled to score in college. He didn't have a great perimeter shot, and he isn't a post-up player. Most of his points come in transition or off offensive rebounds. He shot just 30 percent from downtown. Can a shooting guard that can't shoot survive in the league

Insider Projection: Despite the obvious flaw to his game, scouts love him. Several believe that with his passing ability he could turn himself into an unstoppable big NBA point. He's been shooting the ball much better in workouts after spending several months in Chicago working on his form. If he completes that part of his game, he could be really special.



 

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