Hood bound for mid-first round
Duke guard has next-level athleticism and shot, but lacks other key skills
To help readers get to know top NBA draft prospects, Insider offers a 360-degree look at many of them in a scouting report featuring three expert perspectives: Kevin Pelton (analytics), Amin Elhassan (scouting) and Chad Ford (NBA front offices). Here's a look at Duke guard Rodney Hood.
Rodney Hood | 6-8, 180 pounds | SHOOTING GUARD | SOPHOMORE
Chad Ford's Top 100: No. 22
Strengths: Shooting, Assist%, TO%, PF%
Weaknesses: Usage rate, FTA%, Rebound%, Steal%, Block%
WARP projection: Minus-0.2 (56th among top 100)
Comparables: Wayne Ellington (94.0), Terrence Ross (93.8), Malik Hairston (90.0), Darius Miller (89.8)
MORE NBA HEADLINES
- Lakers' Nash out for season with back injury
- Buss: Only 'losers' afraid to play with Kobe
- J.R. Smith: Triangle adjustment 'a struggle'
- LeBron mural to be unveiled before opener