DaJuan Summers: NBA Draft Profile
Accolades: Big East All-Tournament Team (07), Gatorade Boys Basketball Maryland Player of the Year - high school (06).
Scouting Report: An explosive athlete with a grown man’s body.
Strengths: Great size for a small forward. Very long arms. Solid defender. Big and strong. Plays physical - uses his strength well. Aggressive player. Good leaper. Explosive player. Good spot-up shooter. Capable slashing to the hoop. Good three-point shooter - over 100 made for his career. Very consistent scorer.
Weaknesses: Needs to improve his ball handling. Turns the ball over way too much. Tends to rely on jumpers too much rather than driving or using his size/strength down low. Mediocre rebounder. Not much of a passer/assist man. Foul prone.
Projected 2009 Draft Range: Late first round to early second round pick.
Consensus: With his size and skills, DaJuan Summers has tons of potential as a NBA player. Whether or not he fully develops his game and becomes an above average pro is unclear, but the potential is there.
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= Superstar/All-NBA Potential - Michael Beasley
= Potential NBA All-Star - Derrick Rose
= Consistent NBA Starter - Brook Lopez
= 6th Man/Fringe Starter - Russell Westbrook
= Career Reserve - Roy Hibbert
= Fringe NBA Player/12th Man - JR Giddens
0 stars = Life in the Minor Leagues - Drew Neitzel