DraftExpress NBA Draft Prospect Profile: K.J. Lawson, Stats, Comparisons, and Outlook
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K.J. Lawson
Team: , HS Senior
PhysicalsPositions Misc
H: 6' 6"
W: 196 lbs
Bday: 05/07/1996
(18 Years Old)
Current: SF
NBA:   SF
Possible: SF
High School: Hamilton
Hometown: Memphis, TN

Predraft Measurements
YearSourceHeight w/o ShoesHeight w/shoesWeightWingspanStanding ReachBody FatNo Step VertMax Vert
2014Nike Skills AcademyNA6' 6"1967' 0"NANANANA
2013Nike Elite 1006' 5"NA1856' 11"NANANANA

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Recruiting Rankings: Scout #37, 24/7 #46, Rivals #57, ESPN #37

Strengths:
-Versatile forward
-Good scoring instincts
-Can handle the ball a bit
-Good in transition
-Some post game
-can post up a bit.
-Solid upper body
-Can make an occasional outside shot with feet set
-Gets to the free throw line at a nice clip. Smart about drawing fouls. Makes 74% of attempts

Weaknesses:
-Undersized combo forward at 6-6
-Not an efficient scorer at high school level. 45% 2P%
-Doesn't show a lot of confidence in outside shot, even when left open
-Slow release on jump-shot. Average shooting mechanics
-Shot just 28 3-pointers in 21 games at the EYBL
-Doesn't have a great lower body
-Just an average athlete. Lacks explosiveness
-Struggles to finish around the basket in traffic
-Average decision maker. Takes a lot of bad shots inside the arc
-Average defender. Very upright on the perimeter
-Average passer
-Little bit old for class. Will turn 20 before he's even eligible to be drafted

Outlook: One of the better scorers in the Nike EYBL, averaging 18 points in 27 minutes per game.
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