Johnson made a strong case to scouts in Louisville's win over Duke on Saturday, finishing with three made threes and some high-level passes. 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Ziaire Williams SF – Stanford – HT : 6-7 – WT : 175 – WING: NA – Fr – Ziaire is immensely talented but has a slight frame and has been a bit banged up this season. More minutes and confidence could create an opportunity for Hukporti to move closer toward the first-round discussion. Franz Wagner (Michigan, SF, Sophomore). He has a ridiculous blend of length and pop, with a 7-foot-5 wingspan and a 40-inch vertical. Moody is averaging 17.3 points despite only 8.0 percent of his total possessions coming as a pick-and-roll ball-handler and on isolations. Measuring similarly to Paul George or Tobias Harris with the ability to create and make shots from each level, Kuminga screams NBA talent. Ziaire has played on 1 basketball team covered by MaxPreps. Go to Ziaire's Image page Ziaire Williams (born September 12, 2001) is an American college basketball player for the Stanford Cardinal of the Pac-12 Conference.At small forward, he stands 6 feet 8 inches and weighs 185 pounds.He was a consensus five-star recruit and one of the best small forwards in the 2020 class. But he does have a projectable stroke, and at 6'9", his skill level, footwork and passing from the post are pluses. Sharife Cooper (Auburn, PG, Freshman). At 6'9" and 220 pounds, there is plenty of potential impact tied to his ability to handle and start fast breaks, pass on the move, earn buckets in the paint, play-make on defense and guard different positions. He's on the verge of making his debut with the Ignite, and based on the team's two scrimmages last month, Green should have a green light and plenty of opportunities to showcase his explosive scoring. The 18-year-old has earned a spot on the first-round radar with his scoring versatility, inside and out, for a 6'9" forward. [4] On January 14, 2019, as a junior, he was named Los Angeles Daily News boys athlete of the week following two consecutive games with at least 34 points. He boasts a 7-foot-5-inch wingspan, ball-handling skills and a high basketball IQ. 24. Personal Statement. The 6'8", 220-pound guard has lived up his pre-college hype as a passer and leader while exceeding expectations as a self-creator for scoring and shooter. But Giddey's 6'7" size at point guard, passing skills, scoring craftiness and IQ should draw first-round looks. Inconsistent shooting has been frustrating, as Robinson-Earl's jumper will be key for his pro potential. His ball-handling and coordination pop on open-floor opportunities and face-up moves, while he shows shot-making skill from the post out to the arc. Wingspan: 6’11-7’0. He has mostly been featured as a driver, though he will need to take better care of the ball. Williams is still growing and has more recently been listed at 6-8, 190, which easily passes the eye test both in person and in 2020 film. I'm looking past the concerns, putting more stock into his versatility, efficiency and defense, along with the fact he doesn't turn 19 until September 25. Limited burst, athleticism, strength and shooting skills figure to result in inconsistent numbers. He averaged 1.4 blocks per game for … In his freshman season, he averaged 13.6 points and 6.5 rebounds per game. However he is not physically ready for the NBA, and this has been very apparent so far in College. (1:53 ... with a wingspan … News broke Thursday night that the most sought-after college basketball prospect in California, 6-foot-8 Ziaire Williams, will be enrolling at Chatsworth Sierra. Wagner checks the right boxes for the NBA with shooting potential, passing and defensive versatility at 6'9". Strengths: 6’8 versatile wing …. He doesn't offer much value elsewhere, but if he can continue hover around his 37.7 percent three-point mark while defending his position at an adequate level, an NBA team should find a role for him. Ziarie Williams is a 6-7, 175-pound Athlete from Sherman Oaks, CA. Good athlete and finishes above the rim with aggression. Coming off a 13-point, seven assist game in Lithuania, Jokubaitis continues to efficiently produce, both in Euroleague and the Lithuanian LKL. Moses Moody’s Per36 EYBL stats: 22.5 points, 6 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 2.3 steals and 0.9 blocks. 17. But his listed 7’4” wingspan and 9’4” standing reach create to long-term NBA potential, and will keep him on the map as a draftable prospect. Position: SF/SG/PF; Height: 6’8; Wingspan: 6’11-7’0; Weight: 185 lb; College: Stanford; Williams is a very talented young wing. He still manages to produce with a knack for creating shots and free-throw chances. Upside kicks in if he improve his creation and shooting (5-of-21 3PT, 65.3 percent FT), but his high floor is equally as attractive as his ceiling. Ziaire Williams, with headband, celebrates with Sierra Canyon teammates Amari Bailey, right, and Tookey Wigington (22) after making the game-winning basket as time expired against Etiwanda in the Southern California Open Division regional final on March 10 at Cal State Northridge. Positional athleticism, versatility, impact and leadership are the selling points for NBA teams, who should be able to use the 6'4" freshman in different ways. Even if he isn't a new-school, shooting and playmaking big, Sengun still deserves consideration for his post offense, roll game and inside activity, which seem worth betting on translating based on his footwork, mobility, timing, skill level and production. Springer may never be the focal point of an NBA offense, but his game/mentality points to a high-impact secondary/complementary player. On April 12, 2020, he announced his commitment to Stanford over Arizona, USC, North Carolina and UCLA. Thomas has cooled off, having now shot below 40 percent from the floor in every game this month. He is a 6’8, do-it-all … 34. ... (Ziaire Williams), so I didn't get as much court time as I would have liked. Scouts sound split on Jaden Springer, with skeptics questioning his NBA fit/position—whether he's a good enough playmaker or he possesses the athleticism and creativity to score like a 2-guard. He was named player of the year by the Los Angeles Times. He doesn't possess a bread-and-butter skill for the NBA, but he continues to make outside shots at an improved rate (42.6 percent 3PT), and though his playmaking numbers on the season aren't exciting (3.9 assists), Johnson may possess playmaking upside masked by the addition of backcourt partner Carlik Jones. Sandro Mamukelashvili (Seton Hall, C, Senior). Due to the worldwide coronavirus outbreak, the class of 2020 received a hard ending to their senior season and famous and annual all star games like the McDonald’s All American Game (Houston, Texas) and Jordan Brand Classic (Chicago, Illinois) were forced to be cancelled. [1] He began playing basketball at age five and was training under the guidance of his father by age eight. 5 Stanford commit Ziaire Williams", "Williams boosts Stanford; sets up showdown with Tar Heels", "Williams' Triple Double Leads Cardinal Rout of Washington", "Ziaire Williams (USA)'s profile - FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Ziaire_Williams&oldid=1007984119, Stanford Cardinal men's basketball players, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Giddey earned fans after his second NBL game, when he went for 16 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists and made big plays late in a double overtime win. Wingspan; Ziaire Williams: 6-8: 185: 6-10½: Shaun Livingston: 6-7½: 186: 6-11: Caris LeVert: 6-7: 191: 6-10: Josh Jackson: 6-8¾: 203: 6-9¾ 11. The rim must looks like a hula hoop to Butler, who made 13-of-16 threes against Kansas and Oklahoma State and is now 40-of-81 for the season. 30. For a 6'9" forward, Brown's athleticism, shooting confidence and slashing from the arc create highlights and vision of upside. He was a consensus five-star recruit and one of the best small forwards in the 2020 class. Ziaire Williams, Jalen Suggs, ... One of the better shooters in the class, with an incredible basketball IQ, a May 2002 birthdate, and a 7’1” wingspan, Moody is a truly awesome wing that gets underrated because his lack of high-volume scoring. Williams is a very talented young wing. Williams was born in Lancaster, California as the only child of Ziaire Williams and Marquita Fields-Williams. And though he isn't known for shooting, he has made a three-pointer in seven of 10 games. Day'Ron Sharpe (North Carolina, C, Freshman). [12] As a senior, he averaged 15 points, 7.9 rebounds and 3.6 assists per game, helping Sierra Canyon win the CIF-SS Open Division title. He'll want to avoid turning scouts off with too many tough shots, a poor assist-to-turnover ratio and lapses in focus or effort. Allen Flanigan (Auburn, SG/SF, Sophomore). College: Stanford. Keon Johnson (Tennessee, SG, Freshman). His passing could be the skill that separates him from other interior specialists. Tennessee also seems to miss him when he's out. For a 6'7", 220-pound, high-IQ defender, Kispert's elite shooting should be enough to justify lottery consideration. Ziaire Williams isn’t eligible to play for Sierra Canyon until Dec. 29 as he transfers from Notre Dame in nearby Sherman Oaks. Sporting a 61.6 true shooting percentage, he operates with noticeable balance that leads to high-percentage finishing attempts and jump-shot opportunities (9-of-16 3PT). By Jason Marcum @marcum89 Aug 10, 2019, 9:11pm EDT Share this … Barnes averages 4.0 assists, often working as a transition ball-handler, pick-and-roll operator and live-dribble passer. But Mobley's fluidity has been equally impressive on offense, where he's averaging 16.5 points on 62.0 percent shooting inside the arc. NBA teams could see Shannon as a useful wing with the athleticism and quickness to continue slashing, cutting (92nd percentile) for finishes (73.3 percent at rim) and defending at the pro level. Usman Garuba (Real Madrid, PF/C, 2002). Defense figures to be Stanford's calling card this season, ... Moussa Cisse stands at 6’11”+ w/a 7’4”wingspan Ziaire. More than just a leaper, transition weapon and slasher, he's made significant strides with his ball-handling for creation and shot-making. Garuba has been quiet overseas playing limited minutes at 18 years old. But even during his cold-shooting December, there was never a reason to panic. Shooting for a 6'8" forward will earn Bagley first-round looks. Shooting 13-of-22 from three over Michigan's last four games, Livers is a making strong senior-season push for draft consideration. The biggest questions concern how effectively he applies it to winning and efficient offense. His shot-making versatility and footwork for scoring seem more appealing than his playmaking. On offensive, he started to find his rhythm from deep going 6-for-13 from the 3-point line in his last two games. A search for weakness will lead to his spot-up numbers (25.0 percent FG). Small forward. 18 overall in November serves as a reminder that teams will value transition offense, threes and defense, even if it's from a wing who doesn't create. 45. Shooting, decision-making and defense are the concerns that have made scouts hesitate to see a quality NBA starter. He also wouldn't need to play again to justify finishing as the favorite to go No. Back from a foot injury and a month off, Jalen Johnson returned to put up 24 points, 15 rebounds, seven assists, four blocks and two steals against Pittsburgh. The versatile big boasts a 7-foot-5 wingspan with a 40-inch vertical leap, a rare measurement combination. Rokas Jokubaitis (Zalgiris, SG, 2000). UK had shown interest, but it wasn’t enough to stay in the running. James Bouknight (Connecticut, PG/SG, Sophomore). Mobley has closed the gap between No. Cunningham hasn't played since January 12 because of postponed games and COVID-19 protocol. Boston wasn't going to shoot miserably for the whole season. Slotting Scottie Barnes in the top seven means buying into his impact with versatility and intangibles and not worrying as much about his scoring. A foot injury has kept Clarke out since December, but we cooled on the freshman before the injury. 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