Marcus Williams: NBA Draft Profile

May 1st, 2007

NBA Draft: Marcus Williams


College: Arizona

Class: Sophomore



Position: SG/SF

Height: 6”7”

Weight: 205lbs


Accolades:  All-Pac-10 Team (07), Pac-10 All Freshman Team (06), CHN Second Team All-Freshman Team (06), adidas All-American – high school (05).


Scouting Report: An athletic, versatile guard/forward.


Strengths: Very good scorer.  Can post up smaller men or attack the defender from the perimeter.  Great slasher/cutter – can get to the hoop.  Strong enough ball handler that he can play some point guard.  Great rebounder for a wing player.  Shot almost 50% from the field his sophomore year.


Weaknesses: Turns over the ball way too much – averaged more turnovers than assists for his college career.  Still very skinny – needs to get bigger and stronger for the NBA.  Can hit the three but really needs to become more consistent of a threat from deep (shot under 30% from 3 and hit only 23 long bombs his sophomore year).


Projected 2007 Draft Range: Late first round pick.


Consensus:  Williams is a very good NBA prospect due to his versatility and strong package of skills.  His outside shot needs a lot of work, as does his body.  If that occurs he could be a very good NBA player.

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