Josh Duncan: NBA Draft Profile

    
June 22nd, 2008

Josh Duncan

 

College:  Xavier

Class:  Senior

Position:  PF

Height: 6’9”

Weight: 238lbs

 

Accolades:  Fourth Team High-Major All-American – CHN (08), All-Tournament Team – Portsmouth Invitational (pre-draft camp) (08), West Regional All-Tournament Team (08), Second Team All-A-10 (08), A-10 Sixth Man of the Year (08), A-10 All-Tournament Team (06).

 

Scouting Report:  A big man who can step out and knock down threes.

 

Strengths:  Good NBA size for a power forward.  Long wingspan.  Good strength.  Great three-point shooter for a big man.  Excellent free throw shooter.  Smart player. 

 

Weaknesses:  Didn’t play in one of the “power” conferences.  Despite playing four years in college, never averaged more than 22.4 minutes/game.  Not an NBA-level athlete or jumper.  Doesn’t pull in nearly the amount of rebounds you’d like to see from a post player.  His senior season was his only year averaging in double figures in scoring.      

 

Projected 2008 Draft Range:  Late second round pick to undrafted.

 

Consensus:  Duncan might find his way to the end of an NBA bench due to his size and ability to step out and knock down threes.

 

Stats:   http://sports.espn.go.com/ncb/player/profile?playerId=22186

 

 

CHN's Six-Star Ranking System


= Superstar/All-NBA Potential

= Potential NBA All-Star

= Consistent NBA Starter

= 6th Man/Fringe Starter

= Career Reserve

= Fringe NBA Player/12th Man

0 stars = Life in the Minor Leagues

 

 

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